Battlefields of the World Wars
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01: Hedgerow Hell: The Fury of Normandy - 1944
In June of 1944, at the height of World War II in Europe, Americans stormed the beaches of Normandy.
02: The Liberation of Paris - 1944
August 1944. For four years, the Swastika flag flew over Paris in a time of deprivation, humiliation, and repression.
03: The Massacre of Dieppe - 1942
World War II. On one August evening, after 9 hours of fighting, over 2,000 mostly Canadian Allied soldiers were killed in a raid on a Nazi-occupied port.
04: Battle of the Alps - 1940
June 1940, in Southeastern France, a handful of French soldiers faced off against an invasion of 300,000 Italian troops. Elsewhere, the French army was in disarray. The Government fled to Bordeaux.
05: Battle of the Bulge - 1944
December 1944, Northern France was the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, immortalized in the movie “Saving Private Ryan.”
06: Battle of Verdun - 1916
The town of Verdun, in Northeast France, was the scene of World War I's most emblematic battle.
07: Battle of the Chemin des Dames - 1917
April 1917. With the gloom of winter still hanging over France, French soldiers were sure the Great War was about to end.
08: Attack of the Hitler Youth - 1944
June 6, 1944. 156,000 Allied soldiers pushed toward the French Normandy coast in Operation Overlord.
09: The Angels of Victory - 1944
June 5th, 1944, over 13,000 men from two American parachute divisions flew a nearly impossible mission.
10: Titans of War: Evolution of the Battle Tank
There is no equal on the battlefield to the indomitable presence of the tank. For the last century, the tank has laid siege to front lines,