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Kevin Wheatcroft – The man who sleeps in Hitler’s bed

When he was five years old, Kevin Wheatcroft received an unusual birthday present from his parents: a bullet-pocked SS stormtrooper’s helmet, lightning bolts on the ear-flaps. He had requested it especially. The next year, at a car auction in Monte Carlo, he asked his multimillionaire father for a Mercedes: the G4 that Hitler rode into …

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WWII Drama "13 Minutes"

TRAILER: Elser (13 Minutes) – WWII Drama

Downfall (Der Untergang) director Oliver Hirschbiegel is back in the WWII time period with 13 Minutes (Elser: Er hätte die Welt verändert), which has the first trailer online. Based on a true story, the movie revolves around Adolf Hitler, which focuses on a lively carpenter from Germany named Georg Elser and his conspirators’ assassination attempt on …

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Portrait of Leutnant Leopold Münster

Leopold Münster rammed a B-24 Liberator Mid-Air as last Kill

Leopold Münster Leopold Münster was born on 13th December 1920 as son of Leopold Münster in Pohorsch near Odrau, Orbital Neutitschein/ Sudetenland. At the age of 5  he already was a young athlete of the Turnerjugend of the Sudetendeutschen Turnenverband. He visited the Volksschule in Pohorsch and afterwards the Bürgerschule in Odrau. Later on he became Gebietsführer in the Sudetendeutsche Turnerjugend in Kuhländchen. Short after the annexation of …

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Berlin 1945 stunning color footage

Stunning Color Footage of Berlin After WWII

Watch stunning color footage of Berlin just two months after the war, First Motion Picture Unit—the U.S. Army’s film production unit—traveled around Europe to record the damage done by the war. Dubbed “Special Film Project 186,” it was the last project of Owen Crump, a screenwriter experienced in propaganda and war movies. Thanks to Kodachrome …

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US military to exhume Pearl Harbor attack remains to identify troops

The US military plans to exhume the remains of 388 Americans killed in the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, in an unprecedented attempt to identify troops using DNA testing. The effort will focus on sailors and marines from the USS Oklahoma who could never be identified, more than seven decades since the surprise attack …

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