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How many German troops in ships invading Norway
Before German invasion fleet arrived, Hitler had merchant ships in the harbour at Narvick, with troops hidden in the holds. Curious about how many ships, how many troops, and how long they were ...
by trapdoor
Which troops/personnel does cavalry refer to in modern times?
Cavalry for me always brings up an image of a soldier on horseback. However, at some point in the mid 20th century, the cavalry modernized and the term no longer refers to soldiers on horseback. So ...
by Vale
What incident led Lyndon Johnson to send troops to Vietnam in 1964?
What incident led Lyndon Johnson to send troops to Vietnam in 1964?
by Vale
Re: Reason for Japan not invading continental US
... ks like we are all in agreement that the Japanese could not carry out the logistics of transporting troops to the west coast and ...
by Jake from London
What codename was given to the invasion of Soviet Union by Nazi German troops in 1941?
This was considered to be the largest German military operation during World War II
by Marra M
German armoured policy seems to have been 'give the troops superior tanks'....
German armoured policy seems to have been 'give the troops superior tanks'. Allied was to overwhelm them with numbers. Which is best in the field?
by geowiz
What happened after the mujahideen defeated Russian troops in 1989?
What happened after the mujahideen defeated Russian troops in 1989?
by Vale
Which fairly recent war involved an Allied coalition of 39 countries and 670,00 troops?
The troops came from 28 different countries, the majority from the US. The war cost an estimated 61 billion dollars, with Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states covering 36 billion of it. It ...
by Vale
How many american troops were killed in ww 2
How many american troops were killed in ww 2
by Guest
What was the number of axis occupation troops in Greece from 1941-43?
What was the general number of axis occupation troops in Greece in total and breakdown by nationality between May 1941 and September 1943? You might be surprised I haven't found a single simple ...
by Phil Lyon
Re: Best Soldiers at WW2?
Best troops,Waffen S.S.,Panzer troops of Das Heer,Brandenburgers,Fallshimjager,British Commandos,British Paratroops.
by Alex
Did waffen ss troops get shot of sent to prisoner of war camps ?
did waffen ss troops get shot of sent to prisoner of war camps ?
by Guest
What were the Japanese losses at Pearl Harbour?
What were the Japanese losses at Pearl Harbour? 'Taylor's 2nd Kill'- Painting by Tom Freeman The Japanese attack on the US Navy'
by pete hill
Did Belgian troops evacuated at Dunkirk stay in Britain to form an army lik...
Did Belgian troops evacuated at Dunkirk stay in Britain to form an army like the free French
by Guest
Re: Name of German Soldier that killed 2000 allied soldiers with...
Oh yeh ref the us troops ,the 29th infantry division was untested , suported by 9 ranger companys. they did' nt fair well on the day(29th inf) ,from the us army records and other sources : i quote ...
by maz1965
I was watching a History Channel WWII segment where troops (...
... there to substantiate what I think I remember hearing on a History Channel WW II segment? American troops ...
by Jade
Re: What ended the WW1?
... f achieving it. While it's true that the German Spring 1918 offensives stalled out without american troops firing a single shot in the ...
by RAMjb
US TRoops in Paris post WW2 Such as AGRC QM MPS and trucking located on Isl...
US TRoops in Paris post WW2 Such as AGRC QM MPS and trucking located on Isle Saint Germain from 1945 to 1950
by Guest
Re: If the maori battalion had of joined the german army would hitler won the w...
... ude yeah he would have had them executed but it wasn't the New Zealanders in command of New Zealand troops they were either commanded by Australian's, American's or British commanders. New Zealand ...
by Te Arawa
Re: For those of you trying to find your fathers army records an...
thanks for the tip another question, on the back of my dads discharge papers it said he went in service 1942 arrived in AFRICA IN 1943 was only there for a short time ,got malaria somewhere, was sent ...
by nana
Re: What if Britain has surrendered???
> Victory for Germany. Yes it could have been done had the Germans made a solid commitment to taking the Island. As it was, the invasion of Russia took priority. All of the naysay
by Lalalalar
Re: Looking for "3rd cavalry reconnaissance squadron" also known...
3 RD C A V A L R Y G R O U P 43rd Cav Sqdn 3rd Cav Sqdn Narrative Notes Compiled From: 1. Interviews with: Col Frederick W. DRURY, CO 3rd Cav Grp Lt Col Phillip B. DAVIDSON, Exec. 0. 3rd ...
by Col Polk
Re: What happened to the German army?
... se) armies were for self defense only. Until a couple of years ago, they weren't allowed to station troops in any other country. This was changed, because they were able to use the ruling to avoid ...
by rbartram
Families Of Australian And British WWI Soldiers Might Get Some Closure
... s say there is "compelling" evidence they have found the mass burial site of British and Australian troops who were killed during World War I. They believe the bodies of up to 400 soldiers remain in ...
by Andrea
Two of the most spectacular victories in Australia's military history
... ase to 480 Aussies against 900 Japanese, and, eventually, 3000 Aussies fought against 6000 Japanese troops. The Australians involved in the Kokoda campaign were mostly inexperienced as the bulk of ...
by Davrod
Re: Waffen SS in North Africa
There were no Waffen-SS units of any sort in North Africa at any time. However, the notorious SD ( the Security Police branch of the SS ) did maintain an Office in Tunis. These personnel would not ...
by Shea
Castrating Germans
... he US started, printed up and distributed some 50,000 copies of a US book and distributed it to the troops. It in fact did contain ...
by klauzniksam
Re: Allied versus Russian Aircraft during WWII
The Russians had excellent ground attack aircraft, (Sturmovik series) and their fighters were not to be despised up to around 15,000 feet. However after that... their fighters were definitely ...
by Joe Freeman
Re: Soldiers who walked off a cliff for their leader
Finally found this: In 331 B.C. Alexander the Great marched towards India with his armies. Alexander had already conquered much of the known world, and he would stop at nothing to have it all. ...
by John
Re: Why didnt Hitler invade Sweden?
Sweden was neutral during World War II, but she definitely sympathized (at least at first) with Germany. Sweden sympathized even more with the Finns in their fight against the Soviets. Sweden had ...
by GaryHinkle
Re: Howitizer vs mortar
Having an unhealthy interest in 18th century warfare, sieges and fortifications, I can tell you (picked up from numerous sources over the years) that you should distinguish between: - cannon - ...
by jashrt
Re: Why does general Tojo say that it would be hard for Japan to pull their tro...
because to withdrawal of our troops is a retreat
by geust1986
Re: Did it bother the German soldiers killing Jewish children and women during ...
... r the years and they talked about their feelings , A lot of people also donot know that German Arny troops also executed Jews and non Jews as well. ...
by Mark Tercsak
Re: Did Hitler Survive the War?
for the OP: Hitler died at Berlin as the official sources say. Soviet forensic evidence collected near the Führerbunker after it's capture was plenty to confirm it. Circunstancial evidence is plain ...
by RAMjb
Re: British Semi-automatic rifle?
I've always admired the chutzpah of those that would try to make out any bolt action rifle to be as good as any semi automatic weapon. I do note that the comparison is always couched with the caveat ...
by bredkumanfirst
Did a German Soldier really kill 2000 allied soldiers with an mg-42 on Omaha beach?
Credit for this post goes to shooterike. I ran across this tale while doing research on the effectiveness of the WW2 German military. This was years ago, and at that time there were German Army ...
by Vale
Re: Best American 3 and 4-Star Generals of WWII
On 1 Mar 1999 17:24:20 GMT, 'Scott A. MacKenzie' My quick comments on your list. A good, competant, solid commander. ARGH. Not my favorite. He had lots of bad luck (no one in charge of a Churchill ...
by dfc2soft
Re: What kind of oath Did the ss soldiers have to take to join
ref the SS killing their own troops , there were SS drum head courts marshel , that worked against deserters,cowards , thieves,murders,rapists and civilians behind and amongst the front line, so yes ...
by maz1965
Re: How close ware the germans to getting a nuclear bomb
I don't agree. There is a lot of literature about the German atomic program. Some of said literature seems to paint a view of a germany really nearing the completion of one or more atomic devices ...
by RAMjb
Re: HMS Copra
Hi Mick Sounds like some overlap with my dad. I too thought that his records made him look like he was shore based but this was only his base station and he also did service on Arctic convoys ...
by Paul Harvey Father ...

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