Schlagwort-Archive: Mark Felton

D-Day – The Last German Holdouts

Some German coast defences managed to survive on D-Day and fought on behind Allied lines. One was the massive Douvres Radar Station bunker complex between Juno and Sword Beaches. It held out for 12 days after D-Day, and required a … Weiterlesen

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D-Day – The German Naval Counterattack

The story of the German Navy’s attempts to interfere with D-Day from gunboats to E-Boats, which culminated in a 4-ship destroyer raid against the landing areas on 9 June 1944 and a big naval battle off the coast of Brittany. … Weiterlesen

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Hitler’s Blutfahne – The Mystery of the Blood Flag

What happened to the infamous ‚Blood Flag‘, a Nazi relic kept in the Braun House in Munich. Was it destroyed by Allied bombing, looted by locals, taken as a souvenir by US troops? Discover the full story here. Help support … Weiterlesen

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Operation Blücher: The Last German Attack in France, April 1945

The unknown story of the German Army’s last ‚offensive‘ in France, the dramatic ‚Operation Blücher‘ of April 1945, when they burst from surrounded Dunkirk with devastating consequences, advancing east in one last defiant attack. Visit my audio book channel ‚War … Weiterlesen

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Himmler’s Mini-Wolf’s Lair – SS Hochwald

Near the Wolf’s Lair in present-day Poland are the ruins of Hochwald, Himmler’s forgotten SS headquarters for the Eastern Front. Discover the history of this most secret site. Special thanks to Mike Muzik for Hochwald footage – please visit his … Weiterlesen

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Kill the Kaiser! The Daring Mission to Assassinate Germany’s Emperor

n 1918, Germany launched its final huge offensive in the West. With things looking bleak for the Allies, a daring plan was hatched to kill the German Emperor Wilhelm II, a precision strike to bring about Germany’s defeat. Visit my … Weiterlesen

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The Bunker Boys – Hitler’s Child Soldiers, Berlin 1945

The story of the child and teenage soldiers that were famously filmed being awarded Iron Crosses outside the Führerbunker in Berlin, March 1945. Special thanks to Frederick at http://www.filmhauer.net for access to footage. Also visit https://www.facebook.com/Filmhauer/ Visit my audio book … Weiterlesen

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Zum Kalenderblatt. 31. Dezember/Julmond: Operation Nordwind – 2 SS Panthers vs. 21 US Shermans

Operation Nordwind was the last big German offensive in the West in January 1945. In one infamous engagement, a pair of German SS Panther tanks created havoc in a US-occupied town, with terrible consequences for one American tank regiment. Visit … Weiterlesen

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