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7Aug

World War 2 Youtube Series - A Career Anti-Fascist – George Orwell - WW2 Biography Special

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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31Jul

World War 2 Youtube Series - Operation Barbarossa - How much Intelligence do you need? - WW2 Special

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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7Aug

Your holiday pictures on TracesOfWar? Help needed in FR-BE-DE-NL

Calling all TracesOfWar readers! Have you recently been on holiday in France, Belgium, the Netherlands or Germany? We can use your photos to further complete our website.

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7Mar

Photo Report 'Airborne' premiere at Wings of Liberation Best

At Museum Wings of Liberation Best, the art installation “Airborne” was opened on Friday 6 March 2020. Around 75 years of freedom, Brabant Remembers shows with 'The Art of Freedom' in a series of temporary art installations at WWII heritage sites, not only the impact of the Second World War at the time, but also the importance for now and tomorrow.

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19Jul

World War 2 Youtube Series - Barbarossa: a Wehrmacht Soap Opera - WW2 - 099 - July 18 1941

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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17Jul

World War 2 Youtube Series - Spanish Republican Exiles

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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11Jul

World War 2 Youtube Series - The Real James Bond was Balkan - Duško Popov

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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5Jul

World War 2 Youtube Series - Wehrmacht 1/3 of Way to Moscow - July 4 1941

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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2Jul

World War 2 Youtube Series - A Non-Nazi in Nazi Uniform? - Gerd von Rundstedt - WW2 Biography Specia

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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21Jun

World War 2 Youtube Series - French Killing French in Syria

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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19Jun

World War 2 Youtube Series - What Actually Is Blitzkrieg? - WW2 Special

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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17Jun

World War 2 Youtube Series - The Tanks of Operation Barbarossa - WW2 Special

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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12Jun

World War 2 Youtube Series - Operation Barbarossa Transport Vehicles and Logistics - WW2 Special

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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27May

World War 2 Youtube Series - The Battle to Crack Enigma - The real story of 'The Imitation Game'

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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24May

World War 2 Youtube Series - Invasion of Crete: a Bloody Mess - May 23 1941

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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20May

World War 2 Youtube Series - Roald Dahl - Pilot, Seducer and Author - WW2 Biography Special

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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17May

World War 2 Youtube Series - Nazi Nuts Trading Places & Victory for the Commonwealth

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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10May

World War 2 Youtube Series - Enigma Captured! - May 9, 1941

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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3May

World War 2 Youtube Series - Balkans in Nazi Hands - A Greek Tragedy

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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26Apr

"Deep in the core there is something not right in the way we commemorate"

[TRANSLATED BY: THIJS DE VEEN] During the Bachelor and Master American Studies at the University of Groningen, Sebastiaan Vonk specialized in how wars and other events are commemorated. That resulted in the (English) graduation thesis “War is Hell, but Damned Exciting”. Based on “battlefield tourism” the thesis asks whether the way history is dealt with can indeed prevent the repetition of history. The thesis was nominated for the Theodore Roosevelt American History Award and in the meantime has been published. We asked Sebastiaan a number of questions through e-mail about his thesis.

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26Apr

World War 2 Youtube Series - Another Last Stand at Thermopylae - The Battle of Greece

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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25Apr

Roger Moorhouse wanted to bring Polish voices back into the narrative of the 1939 campaign

Roger Moorhouse is a historian and author specialising in modern German and Central European history, with particular interest in Nazi Germany, the Holocaust and World War Two in Europe. A visiting professor at the College of Europe in Warsaw, he is also the author of a number of books on modern German history, including Killing Hitler, Berlin at War, The Third Reich in 100 Objects and The Devils' Alliance. His latest book First to Fight: The Polish War 1939 - on the September Campaign that opened World War Two in Europe - was published in September 2019. We asked him some questions by e-mail about this book.

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22Apr

World War 2 Youtube Series - Tanks of the Early North-Africa Campaigns, by The Chieftain

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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19Apr

World War 2 Youtube Series - Yugoslavia Crushed - Battle for Greece Continues

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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17Apr

World War 2 Youtube Series - Charles De Gaulle - The Flame of French Resistance?

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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