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LA NUEVE – LOS ESPAÑOLES REPUBLICANOS QUE LIBERARON PARÍS

LA NUEVE – LOS ESPAÑOLES REPUBLICANOS QUE LIBERARON PARÍS

Hi “Guripas”! We’re back at Utah Beach to talk about a very popular unit: the 2nd French Armored Division, known as Leclerc’s Division because of its General. Guadalajara, Brunete, Ebro, Teruel, España Cañí or Don Quixote. These are some of the names used to baptize their vehicles. The division had so many Spaniards, that one Read more about LA NUEVE – LOS ESPAÑOLES REPUBLICANOS QUE LIBERARON PARÍS[…]

LA CARENTAN LIBERTY MARCH

LA CARENTAN LIBERTY MARCH

Hi “guripas”! Hello to the troop! I’m sure many of you recognise this simple-looking sign. Every year more and more reenactors take part in the Carentan Liberty March. But, what is it? It’s an event made by and for reenactors which takes place surrounding the city of Carentan, Normandy. Here are some images. This event Read more about LA CARENTAN LIBERTY MARCH[…]

First Allied Action on D-Day | Operation Deadstick (June 6th, 1944)

First Allied Action on D-Day | Operation Deadstick (June 6th, 1944)

On the 6th of June 1944, D-Day commenced. The largest amphibious operation in history marked the start of the liberation of Europe from the Nazis. That day, over 130.000 Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy to liberate Western Europe. Now, the night before D-Day, another daring and dangerous mission took place. Six Halifax bombers Read more about First Allied Action on D-Day | Operation Deadstick (June 6th, 1944)[…]

Liberation Day in Norway (NATO Secretary General’s Blog)

Liberation Day in Norway (NATO Secretary General’s Blog)

Today I am in Oslo. I have commemorated Norway’s Liberation Day with His Majesty, King Harald, and Prime Minister Stoltenberg, and met Norwegian political leaders. Liberation Day marks the end of the Second World War and also honours Norway’s soldiers, who fought for Norway’s freedom and values. Over the past six decades, NATO has been Read more about Liberation Day in Norway (NATO Secretary General’s Blog)[…]

BAYEUX – PRIMERA CIUDAD LIBERADA (Normandía)

BAYEUX – PRIMERA CIUDAD LIBERADA (Normandía)

Hi “guripas”! We’re at Bayeux, Normandy’s first liberated city. Let’s walk around it’s charming old quarter to discover it’s street secrets. Located at the center of the Allied apparatus, Bayeux was key to take control over N13 highway that connects Caen to Cherbourg. The Gold Beach sector was responsible for taking the city, and the Read more about BAYEUX – PRIMERA CIUDAD LIBERADA (Normandía)[…]

Liberators and Survivors: The First Moments

Liberators and Survivors: The First Moments

A man came up to us and said, “There’s a factory about a mile down the road “and you will find a lot of Jewish women in there “that were dropped there, “and the SS is guarding them.” We opened this shed, we went in there… (STIFLES SOB) Though fighting still raged in the Pacific Read more about Liberators and Survivors: The First Moments[…]