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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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Help Needed in Saving a D-Day Hero: Landing Craft Tank 7074

Help Needed in Saving a D-Day Hero: Landing Craft Tank 7074 | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
The National Museum of the Royal Navy is working with  the D-Day Museum to save one of the last surviving Second World War, D-Day Landing Craft Tank, LCT 7074. At dawn, on the morning of D-Day (6th June 1944), 800 landing craft approached the Normandy landing beaches. What ensued was the largest seaborne invasion in
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How You Can Save Last D-Day Landing Craft That Defeated Nazis

How You Can Save Last D-Day Landing Craft That Defeated Nazis | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
A campaign has been launched to restore the last surviving D-Day landing craft used to ferry some of the 160,000 soldiers on to the beaches of Normandy
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74 ans après, des diapos inédites du Jour J retrouvées – actu.fr

74 ans après, des diapos inédites du Jour J retrouvées – actu.fr | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
Il y a quatre mois, le fils d’un vétéran de l’US Navy a retrouvé une vingtaine de diapositives inédites datées du 6 juin 1944 dans les effets personnels de son père décédé.
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D-Day’s Parachuting Dummies and Inflatable Tanks

D-Day’s Parachuting Dummies and Inflatable Tanks | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
The Germans knew that at some stage the Allies would launch a cross-Channel invasion, but they were unsure of exactly where or when it would take place. As a crucial part of their preparations for D-Day, the Allies developed a deception plan to draw attention away from Normandy.
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(27) WWII Battlefields: Chapter III: D-Day area Normandy, France Part I: Battery Longues-sur-Mer - YouTube

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D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery

D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
Commemorating D-Day and the Battle of Normandy 1944
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D-Day Museum temporarily closed for refurbishing !

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PzKpfw IV (SdKfz 161) in Normandy

PzKpfw IV (SdKfz 161) in Normandy | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
Numerically, the PzKpfw IV was the most important German tank of the war and of the fighting in Normandy, where the lates
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The D-Day Normandy Invasion and the US Automobile Industry

The D-Day Normandy Invasion and the US Automobile Industry | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
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The Bastard Address Book

The Bastard Address Book | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
The Battle of Normandy saw a huge amount of Allied troops make the crossing to northern France. On D-Day alone, 156,000 troops landed in Normandy, and by the end of D+5 (the 11th of June), 326,547 troops had arrived. This was not the end of the battle by any means, and the transport continued. Portsmouth,…
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82nd Airborne Division Celebrates 100 Years

82nd Airborne Division Celebrates 100 Years | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
The 82nd's soldiers gained fame in major battles of the World Wars, and have become the nation's go-to troops for rapid deployments.
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Hurricane jet takes to the skies after £2m restoration

Hurricane jet takes to the skies after £2m restoration | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
The engines roared as the Mk 1 Hawker Hurricane of 245 Squadron thundered through the skies again, taking off at Elmsett, Suffolk following a £2m project and 25,000 hours of highly-skilled labour.
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Memory of the Battle of Normandy The DDay-Overlord association is a French non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the heritage of the 1944 Battle of Normandy. Created in 2013 by and for enthusiasts of this historical period, this association is…Read more Home ›
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Landing at Normandy: The 5 Beaches of D-Day - History in the Headlines

Landing at Normandy: The 5 Beaches of D-Day - History in the Headlines | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
Get the facts on the five D-Day beaches—code-named Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword—that the Allies invaded.
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How The Iconic D-Day Photos Were Almost Lost Forever

How The Iconic D-Day Photos Were Almost Lost Forever | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
The story behind Robert Capa's iconic D-Day photos is nearly as complex as it is incredible.
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Musée Radar à Douvres : Unique site Radar des Plages du Débarquement.

Musée Radar à Douvres : Unique site Radar des Plages du Débarquement. | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
le musée, situé à Douvres la Délivrande, présente l'histoire du radar et du site dans les bunkers d'époque, ainsi que l'un des 5 exemplaires au monde du radar Würzburg. Ouvert Du 02/06/2015 au 20/09/2015.
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Preview of DCS: Normandy 1944 and WWII Assets Pack

Preview of DCS: Normandy 1944 and WWII Assets Pack | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
On April 28th, Eagle Dynamics opened Early Access for DCS: Normandy 1944, their latest terrain expansion for DCS World that covers the Normandy region of France, a bit of the southern coast of Engl…
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Now THIS new addition may make me buy DCS flightsim again .....

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D-Day Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - Historical - UT Library Online

D-Day Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - Historical - UT Library Online | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
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Aewsome D-Day maps at the University of Texas !

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Normandy Memorial Trust

Normandy Memorial Trust | D-Day 1944 e-Mag | Scoop.it
The Normandy Memorial will be unveiled in France on 6 June 2019 to coincide with the 75th anniversary of D Day. Follow the journey. #NormandyMemorial
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D-Day Anniversary 1969 US Army; The Big Picture; WWII Normandy Invasion

more at http://quickfound.net/links/military_news_and_links.html 'REPLAYS THE DRAMA AND BATTLE ACTION OF THE PERIOD OF THE LANDING AT NORMANDY AND TH
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Allied Breakout From Normandy | Operation Cobra | 1944 | World War 2 Documentary

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