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WWII Pictures Sep 19
The bodies of two American paratroopers of 508th PIR, 82nd Airborne Division, fallen during fighting at Keizer Karelplein in Nijmegen.
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Estonian MFA Sep 19
In remembrance of the mass exodus of Estonians to the West during , we honour the states, communities and individuals who welcomed & helped Estonians and their families. We cherish all Estonians abroad who’ve carried 🇪🇪 and its freedom in their hearts
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RG Poulussen Sep 16
in 1944, operation was launched. It failed, alas. ☹
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WWII Pictures 8h
This day in 1944, men of the U.S. 504th PIR, 82nd Airborne, cross the Waal river. 48 paratroopers were killed during the crossing, others successfully captured the north end of the Nijmegen road bridge. It is considered one of the bravest acts of Operation Market Garden.
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Historica Canada Sep 16
Camp X was a training school for covert agents and a radio communications centre that operated close to Whitby, Ontario, during . It was the first such purpose-built facility constructed in North America. Learn more on :
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Medical Review Auschwitz Sep 17
Piotr Setkiewicz, the head of the Research Centre at the -Birkenau Memorial and Museum, writes about the death selections at the camp hospitals in Auschwitz. Read more ->
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Forces News 22h
328 British soldiers who died fighting to free the Netherlands during , are being granted unique honorary citizenship by a Dutch town.
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WWII Pictures Sep 18
The real Band of Brothers of Easy Company, 506th PIR, in Eindhoven. Photo 1: Gordon Carson and Frank Perconte with Dutch souvenirs, "klompen". Photo 2: Joe Liebgott, Eugene Roe and Burton Christenson.
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HauptmannHK 🇧🇪 Sep 13
The Battle of Aachen, October 1944
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The Left in the European Parliament Sep 19
A decision by the big political groups in to use the 80th anniversary of the start of to whitewash historical facts & undermine EU solidarity has been condemned by GUE/NGL. It also smacks of political point scoring. Full statement ⤵️
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WWII Pictures 2h
British men of 2nd South Staffords moments after being captured in Arnhem. Angry looking Lt. Reynolds, facing the German photographer, was not in the mood for a photo.
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Victoria Taylor ♠️ Sep 19
I shouldn't be allowed anywhere near meme generators
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Marcus Faulkner Sep 18
Some trivia. Britain went into the war with 35,000 tons of frozen meat in store in the London area. The British obsession with tea is a real thing with it being considered the most important of all foodstuff. Britain also entered the war with an 8-month supply of tea.
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Klaas Meijer 13h
On this day 75 years ago the Dutch city of Nijmegen was liberated by US and British troops (1944). Thank you Liberators!🇺🇸🇬🇧
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WWII Pictures Sep 11
Did you know that a U.S. B-25 bomber crashed into the Empire State Building in 1945? Pilot Smith Jr. flew in thick fog over New York City and crashed into the north side of the building. Fourteen people were killed, none of the crew survived.
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WarGravesCommission Sep 16
. is pleased to confirm that our works team have completed repairs to Mierlo War Cemetery following a vandalism attack which saw slogans being spray-painted across several headstones, the Cross of Sacrifice and shelter building. Learn more, here:
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WarGravesCommission Sep 19
.’s Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery is the final resting place of over 1,700 Commonwealth servicemen – providing a reminder of the fighting here during September 1944. Watch on to discover more about this tranquil cemetery.
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WWII Pictures 9h
This day in 1944, the Battle of Arnhem bridge is over. A two-hour truce was arranged to evacuate the wounded and prisoners, including British commander Lt. Col. Frost. The last British resistance was broken by 05:00 the next morning.
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Paul Reed 21h
: we were very lucky to see the Airborne drop at Groesbeek today.
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Willoughton Primary Sep 19
What an amazing WW2 experience! The children wowed us with what they have learnt already and then had the opportunity to experience what it was like inside an Anderson Shelter.
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