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WW2, and in specific D-Day, has always been one of my pet subjects. I think we should pass on the history of that era to our kids, grand kids and beyond. This Scoop It newspaper hopes to be of support to that goal.
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Allied Military Model Making during World War II

Allied Military Model Making during World War II | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
It is generally accepted that the three-dimensional nature of the digital terrain model enhances our visualization of surfaces. Modern techniques enable a detailed landscape to be constructed as a facsimile of reality that provides an opportunity to move through or fly over the landscape. Given these benefits, it is little surprise that simulations using digital terrain models are employed as essential visual aids for briefing and training military personnel prior to land, air, and sea operations. Though these capabilities are significant, they are not necessarily, in the basic sense, new. This paper traces the development and examines the role of terrain models made by the Allies during World War II, a period prior to the development of computer-based modeling. Though made from basic materials, these sophisticated terrain models were hand crafted by enlisted sculptors, architects, stage designers, and artists, who carefully modeled a a sculpture of the landscape to be an invaluable aid during key military operations of World Wa
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12 Amazing Aerial Photographs of D-Day

12 Amazing Aerial Photographs of D-Day | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
Presented are 12 amazing aerial photographs of D-Day. Almost all were taken on June 6, 1944 during the Normandy landings (first day of the Invasion of Normandy) in France during the Second World War II.
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At the Beaches of Normandy (In Colour) June, 1944 (720p)

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And yet another Youtube video of the landings !

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Omaha Beach - Colleville-sur-Mer - Normandie - 06/06/1944 - DDay-Overlord

Date : 6 juin 1944 - June 6th, 1944 Sujet | Subject: - Reportage tourné à Omaha Beach pendant le débarquement à 7 heures du matin, 30 minutes après la premiè...
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20 Incredible Colourised Images That Bring WWII To Life! - Page 2 of 3

20 Incredible Colourised Images That Bring WWII To Life! - Page 2 of 3 | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it

‘Easy Red Sector’, Omaha Beach – approx. 0700 on the 6th June 1944 | See more about Wwii, Beaches and Life.

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Unimaginable Noise and the Hellish Defense in the Waters of Normandy

Unimaginable Noise and the Hellish Defense in the Waters of Normandy | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
Veterans and footage from the invasion of Normandy provide the details as to just how treacherous the initial landings and fierce the German defenses were their with underwater mines, 88-milimeter artillery rounds and machine gun emplacements.
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Case of the padre who died a hero on D-Day | The Times

Case of the padre who died a hero on D-Day | The Times | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it

A researcher has begun a petition to have the heroism of Captain George Parry, killed in the Second World War, recognised with a posthumous gallantry award

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D-DAY.On Gold Beach at Arrowmanches,France,Sunday,7th June,2009,D-Day veterans,vehicle enthusiasts and the general public commemorating the 65th Anniversary of D-Day.WW2 military vehicles include a...

D-DAY.On Gold Beach at Arrowmanches,France,Sunday,7th June,2009,D-Day veterans,vehicle enthusiasts and the general public commemorating the 65th Anniversary of D-Day.WW2 military vehicles include a... | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it

LINCOLNZEPHYRV12 uploaded this image to 'D-DAY OPERATION OVERLORD'. See the album on Photobucket.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Delivers D-Day Prayer Video - D-Day - HISTORY.com

Franklin D. Roosevelt Delivers D-Day Prayer Video - D-Day - HISTORY.com | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it

In a national radio broadcast on June 6, 1944, as 160,000 Allied troops land in Normandy in an attempt to liberate France, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asks America to join him in a prayer.

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Forty-two years in the River Neath but this rusty ship has a heroic D-Day past

Forty-two years in the River Neath but this rusty ship has a heroic D-Day past | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
Once destined for scrap, the vessel was a guiding light for troops during 'Operation Overlord' and the D-Day landings.
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D-Day - World War II - HISTORY.com

D-Day - World War II - HISTORY.com | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of D-Day, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.
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Overlord Museum

Just a short video of the Overlord Museum in Colleville-sur-Mer in Normandy. I loved the diorama-like arrangement of the display, everything looked very lifelike ...
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France - Normandy D Day Battlefields Beaches

Take a day trip from Paris to the battlefields and beaches of Normandy, where Allied forces fought against Nazi Germany in occupied France during World War II.
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Invasion of Normandy: Airborne Invasion of Fortress Europe | 1944 | World War 2 Documentar

My channel: ▻SUBSCRIBE: ▻Google+: . U.S. Air Force documentary on the D-Day invasion of Europe from the air. Shows the planning of the operation, ...
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World War II:Operation Neptune(full documentary)HD [Full Episode]

World War II:Operation Neptune(full documentary)HD [Full Episode] The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 ...
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D-Day for the Allies: Gold Juno, Sword Beach Landings (WW2HRT 28-01)

John Nelson Rickard, author of Advance and Destroy, and Veterans of the D-Day Landings will discuss the British and Canadian Landings at Normandy. B-26 pilot...
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Vidéos d'archives du débarquement et de la bataille de Normandie - Iconographie du débarquement et de la bataille de Normandie

Vidéos d'archives du débarquement et de la bataille de Normandie - Iconographie du débarquement et de la bataille de Normandie | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
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Awesome collection of videos of D-Day !

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Amazing, never-before-seen WWII photographs - Business Insider

Amazing, never-before-seen WWII photographs - Business Insider | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
See these incredible photos that were just released by four-star Gen. Charles Day Palmer's grandson.
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Omaha Beach Documentary 2015 [National Geographic]

Omaha Beach Documentary 2015 [National Geographic]Omaha Beach Documentary 2015 [National Geographic]Omaha Beach Documentary 2015 [National ...
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