Month: November 2016

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The Indian Ocean Raid: Disaster for the Royal Navy

In the months following Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese Navy conducted operations at sea, threatening…

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Action at Arnhem: Britain’s Alamo

A bridge across the rhine proved an insurmountable goal for the ill-fated British 1st Airborne…

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Raid on Bruneval: Stealing the Enemy’s Eyes

The Bruneval Raid was crucial to gathering information on a new and dangerous German radar…

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Vyacheslav M. Molotov: Steel’s Hammer

Vyacheslav Molotov a founding member of Soviet Communism, confronted anti-Soviet figures from Hitler to Truman,…

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Marshall Builds the U.S. Army

General George C. Marshall, U.S. Army chief of staff, prepared his nation’s land forces to…

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Canadian Fighter Ace George Beurling: The Falcon of Malta

Canadian pilot George Beurling earned fame defending the tiny island in the Mediterranean.

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Clear Skies Over Bastogne: Patton’s Prayers Answered

As the weather cleared, allied aircraft hit the Germans hard during the Battle of the…

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Liberating Cherbourg, Normandy’s Great Port

The Battle for the French port city of Cherbourg and the Contentin peninsula was a…

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Commando Kidnapping: Capturing General Kreipe on Crete

The abduction of General Heinrich Kreipe was a triumph for the British Special Operations Executive.

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The Real Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler remains the personification of evil. But who was the man behind the persona?…