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The Wiener Holocaust Library Jul 11
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. In 1995, more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims, mainly men and boys, were killed. The mass murder is considered an act of genocide and was described by the UN as the worst crime on European soil since .
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alex kershaw Jul 13
RIP Theodore Roosevelt Jr., oldest American general officer to fight on D Day, buried today in Normandy, MOH recipient, a star of my book, The First Wave. #
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World War II History Jul 13
Soviet pilot Mariya Dolina posing in front of a Petlyakov Pe-2 twin-engine dive bomber, 1944. Mariya flew 72 missions during the war and was awarded the title "Hero of the Soviet Union" (highest distinction in the Soviet Union) on August 18, 1945.
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ItsTommyDee Jul 14
RETWEETING AGAIN FOR THOSE WHO DON'T KNOW THE BIDEN FAMILY OWNS WATER WHICH IS RIGHT NEXT TO AND IT HAS ENTRANCES FROM
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RoaminTheEmpire Jul 12
Born in 100 BCE, supposedly crossed the Rubicon with Legio XIII Gemina on this bridge in Savignano sul Rubicone in 49BCE. Destroyed in , the bridge was reconstructed with the Roman elements in the 1960's.
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World War II History Jul 14
U.S. Navy technicians on the beach during the Normandy landings inspect a German Goliath tracked mine (nicknamed "beetle tanks" by the Allies) which carried high explosives in June, 1944.
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U.S. Army Jul 13
Today, we look back at a historic unit: The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion. The 6888th also known as the β€œSix-Triple Eight" was the first and only all-Black Female Women Army Corps unit to be deployed overseas during .
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alex kershaw Jul 10
Goodbye Vera Lynn and forever thank you to The Few who saved civilization in the Battle of Britain which began 80 years ago today. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
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Emerson 12h
Ieros Lochos (Sacred Band) was a Unit, formed in the during , in 1942. It was composed entirely by Greek Officers of the armed forces and students from the Greek Military Academy, under the command of Colonel Tsigantes.
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alex kershaw Jul 9
Thank you Guy Prestia, E Co., 157th Inf., now in a landing craft off southern Sicily, about to begin in a few hours more than 500 days of combat - every day that American GIs fought to liberate Europe. Have a great day sir. [Guy's route is shown in the map].
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War Thunder Jul 13
In July 1943, 77 years ago, the B-17G Flying Fortress made its first flight. The B-17G was the main and final production variant, having had 8,680 built. It flew bombing missions over Germany regularly and after was used in the U.S. Coastguard and for civilian transport.
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World War II History 6h
A German Junkers Ju 87B "Stuka" dive bomber being escorted by a Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter aircraft in January, 1941.
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alex kershaw Jul 7
Lt. Harry Kane and his AAF crew sink Captain Horst Degen's U-701 off the coast of Virginia today in 1942. Just seven of the 33 German crew survived, including Degen, one of first and most lethal U-Boat captains to wage war in American waters.
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World War II History Jul 11
Portrait of U.S. Lieutenant General George S. Patton on March 30, 1943.
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World War II History Jul 10
crew of an M4 Sherman tank south of Vaucelles, France, in June, 1944.
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Institute of National Remembrance 16h
πŸ‘€ , a truly remarkable πŸ‡΅πŸ‡± Pole, mathematician and cryptologist, whose contribution to the Allied victory is still rather underrated, was born 1⃣1⃣2βƒ£πŸ—“ years ago. He was one of the who broke the used by the German army.
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alex kershaw Jul 8
Remembering Jean Moulin, leader of the French resistance, died today in 1944 after indescribable torture by the Nazis.
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Dipalay Dey 15h
A small attempt to recreate the bygone history. Did a photo session of my Mitsubishi A6M model aircraft (correct me if I am wrong with the identity) in our garden to give it look of an unpaved airfield with trees & high bushes around like those days.
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Lorna Moya Tito Jul 10
Back in the 60s,my maternal uncle, bus driver of Dangwa Tranco, Baguio-Bontoc Line,would ply the route along steep Mt. trails. In ,these buses β€” open on one side,used by gov't to ferry troops to fight foe β€” were catalysts to better community's life.
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Technology, Travel and History Jul 13
- King Tiger fans, here is a short thread where I'll show the outside, inside, turret outside and inside. Comments? What do you think of this tank? Overrated? Superb? Amazing? Terrible? All of the above?
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