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Battle of Jutland

WATCH: The Battle of Jutland Animation

A full account of the Battle of Jutland narrated by Admiral Jellicoe’s grandson as part of the Jutland Centenary Commemorations. This 24 minute animation gives the viewer an overview of the major “chapters” of the battle – the opening battle cruiser action, the Grand Fleet deployment, the Turn Away and the Night Destroyer actions. Additionally …

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HMS Barham Explosion

7 Military Tragedies that were caught on Tape

Within this list are 7 Military Tragedies that were caught on tape, capturing tragic events on video.  These videos were caught by video cameras and were stored, publicized and are kept in an attempt to prevent similar occurrences. The creation of this article is similar in intention as well as to show you readers what could go …

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Batalon ("Bataillon") - a Russian World War 1 Movie

WATCH: Batalon (2015) – Badass WW1 Movie you’ve never seen!

The film tells us about the heroism of the Women’s “Death Battalion”, the women’s squad under the command of Maria Bochkareva, created in Petrograd under the orders of the Provisional Government in 1917. At the front line, they set an example of courage for men, while remaining women – full of dreams and hopes. The …

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Destroyer Mogador running aground after having been hit by a 15-in round

Operation Catapult – Attack on Mers-el-Kébir: British vs French

Operation Catapult was the code name given to the naval military action by Britain to ensure the French fleet did not fall into German hands following the signing of the armistice. “Provided, but only provided, that the French fleet will sail forth-with for British harbors pending negotiations, his Majesties government give their full consent to …

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Book Knight's Cross Holder Jeremy Dixon Book

REVIEW: Knight’s Cross Holders of the Fallschirmjäger by Jeremy Dixon

Presented here are the biographies of the 130 men of the Fallschirmjäger—Hitler’s elite paratroopers, who won the Knight’s Cross and its higher grades. These men fought on nearly every front during the Second World War, from their first action in Denmark in April 1940, to their last major battle at Monte Cassino. A total of …

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Sturmgeschütz Abteilung 202 Book

REVIEW: Illustrated History of the Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 202

The Sturmgeschutz-Abteilung 202 was one of the most successful German assault gun units in the Second World War. It had been deployed exclusively on the Eastern Front against the Red Army between 1941 and 1945. The StuGs of this unit were very effective AFVs on the battlefield in the role of heavy weapons for infantry …

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