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WWII Pictures 41m
This day in 1939, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held a joint military parade in Brest-Litovsk to celebrate their victories of the invasion of Poland.
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Tanja Tatomirović 🦁 2h
Welcome to Serbia where we use German cutlery in our hospitals. And not only that it was “made in Germany”, it’s literally German, but from the . So, help us God! (Photo: Predrag Radnic, in public hospital in Zrenjanin, Serbia)
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WWII Pictures Sep 20
This day in 1944, men of the U.S. 504th PIR, 82nd Airborne, cross the Waal river. 48 paratrooper 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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Polish Embassy UK 42m
. at : Copy of plaque dedicated to Polish cryptologists Marian Rejewski, Jerzy Różycki and Henryk Zygalski who deciphered the Enigma code first in 1932 and shared their work with the British, which helped shorten .
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Fighting Through 3h
Replying to @AmyMek @Nike
(1) In 1944 my Dad was at in Germany, keeping the new-found peace. In memoirs he wrote about being a policeman, having fought as a soldier on Gold beach. He wrote a very poignant description of lowering the flag which rings so true with how these boys felt.
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Paul Reed 1h
I’m currently working on a new Battle of Britain tour for in 2020 for & - which is a good excuse to tweet this Ravilious of some Spitfires.
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Klaas Meijer 3h
At this moment paratroopers are jumping over Arnhem. Just like 74 years ago.
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Dora 15h
Replying to @gavinesler
It was a World War. The People that worked in Bletchley....NOT just British. The pilots that flew in Battle of Britain, Worked on Convoys, Minesweepers On Battlefields... From Britain, Europe and the World. WE SURVIVED BECAUSE WE WORKED WITH PEOPLE FROM OTHER COUNTRIES.
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WWII Pictures Sep 20
The German troops at Arnhem were astonished and admired the British fighting spirit. Lt. Col. Frost: "The SS men were very polite and complimentary about the battle we had fought... these men were kind, chivalrous and even comforting."
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Polish Embassy UK 37m
. at : A Pheasant in Bronze was created by Magdalena Gross, an acclaimed Polish-Jewish sculptor who exhibited her works in the UK. During , she and hundreds of other Jews hid in the Warsaw Zoo run by Jan and Antonina Żabiński
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EEG ‏ 21h
The last minor league is here. The official pool play of this year's European Cup. 18 total teams will be playing for €250.00 EUR and a trophy. For more information, visit: DM us if you have any questions 📨
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The Vicar of Disbrey 17h
Quite often find myself walking past post-war apartment blocks, etc, in When I do I always look down, because the pavements were often not replaced post-war and they don't lie. battle/bomb damaged paving stones in Charlottenburg this week. Long shadows.
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Louise Dujardin 3h
For the 10th year in a row children from the school came to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery to commemorate those who gave their lives for their freedom during the . Lovely to see young generations involved!
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Louise Dujardin Sep 21
The CWGC is ready to welcome you to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery for the 74th anniversary of Operation Market Garden. Please come and find us every day until Sunday.
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PlayWay 44m
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WWII Pictures 21h
A German Tiger II heavy tank on the Weverstraat in Oosterbeek, knocked-out by lightly armed British airborne troops.
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WWII Pictures Sep 18
Footage of a German newsreel, filmed this day in 1944. German and Dutch troops fire on the British 4th Parachute Brigade as they jump over the Ginkelse Heath. The Germans fled the area after these recordings due resistance by 7th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers.
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WWII Pictures Sep 20
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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RG Poulussen Sep 18
18 September 1944, Oosterbeek. Special footage, made by the Monné family. Lieutenant-Colonel McCardie, commanding 2 South Staffordshire and some of his men.
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