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Historique du 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne

Historique du 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne

History of the 505th PIR The 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment was activated on 6 July 1942 in Fort Benning, Georgia, under Colonel James M. Gavin command. The regiment was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division from February 1943, then commanded by General Matthew Ridgway, then stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. On July 10, 1943, …

Why There Is No E in the Grading Scale

Why There Is No E in the Grading Scale

Remember that nervous feeling on report card day as a kid? You spend all day with a racing mind wondering what grades you got. Straight As? Some Bs sprinkled in there? Oooh…will Mom and Dad be mad about Cs and Ds? Or – heaven forbid – did I get any Fs?? Hold on…why isn’t there …

Panzerfaust 3D 40mm – REVIEW AIRSOFT

Panzerfaust 3D 40mm – REVIEW AIRSOFT

WARNING This video features a German uniform whose insignias have not been censored. It’s a desire for historical fidelity from my part. If that shocks you, I invite you not to continue and discover my videos on allied airsoft replicas! Hello everyone and welcome to this new airsoft replica presentation video. Today, I have the …

Campagne de Bastogne – 1944

Campagne de Bastogne – 1944

History of Bastogne battle On December 16, 1944, Hitler launched Operation “Wacht am Rhein” and attacked by surprise in the Belgian Ardennes. By pushing back the conscription from 16 to 60 years for men, he managed to build 25 new Volksgrenadier divisions, and amassed 240,000 men and 500 tanks, including the new Tiger II to …

Histoire du RBFM (Régiment Blindé de Fusiliers Marins)

Histoire du RBFM (Régiment Blindé de Fusiliers Marins)

History of the RBFM The french Armored Regiment of Marine, or “RBFM” in french, was created in September 1943 under the command of Corvette Captain Raymond Maggiar. His staff mainly comes from the Bizerte battalion (including officers) and the French war force in North Africa, which was under the Vichy regime before the Anglo-American landing; …

Historique du Fallschirmjäger Regiment 5

Historique du Fallschirmjäger Regiment 5

History of the FJR 5 It was in May 1942 that the 5th Fallschirmjäger regiment was created on the training ground of Gross-Born in Pomerania. It’s then sent, in July 1942, for training camp Mourmelon, southeast of Reims. The 2nd Battalion was attached as KampfgrupperHübner to the Ramcke Brigade for use in the North of …

Historique de l’Afrika Korps – Feat KhanSeb

Historique de l’Afrika Korps – Feat KhanSeb

History of the Afrika Korps The Afrikakoprs, or Deutsche Afrikakorps was the expeditionary force sent in North Africa during the World War 2. Formed on January, the 11th 1941 to assist the Italians in Libya, the DAK was placed under the command of one of Hitler’s favorite officer, the Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. Indeed, the …