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Operation Market Garden Extract

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In September 1944, Field Marshal Montgomery planned to capture key bridges that would be the required conquests for the final push into Germany, perhaps ending the war in Europe by Christmas. Operation Market-Garden was launched on 17th September to fulfil that aim, and continued till 25 September 1944, when the remaining forces retreated.  This extract, taken from CAM 317: Operation Market-Garden 1944 (3) by Ken Ford, recounts the XXX Crops experience on 25 September 1944, exactly 75 years ago today. Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Battle of Berlin

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When he invaded Russia in 1941 Hitler had joked that the German army "have only to kick in the door and the whole rotten structure will come crashing down". Four years later the Russian army had surrounded Berlin...Continue Reading

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