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Bloody Sebastopol.

by Daniel Russ on November 17, 2013

. .   Hitler was planning his massive invasion of the Soviet Union for June 1941. The invasion itself would be an immense success, with panzer divisions cutting hundred mile swathes into Western Russia, overwhelming the inexperienced Red Guard officer Corps whose order of battle was a gallimaufry of tanks and infantry and horse drawn […]

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Germans On Captured Russian Armored Train    There’s never been anything like it. In fact, the sheer numbers of troops and equipment and support personnel and the scale of combined arms operation is not matched anywhere at any time. The staging line for this military operation started at the southern tip of the Baltic Sea […]

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The Fritz X. The Germans Invented The JDAM Decades Before We Did.

August 24, 2013

. . The Fritz X   Ruhrstal created in my estimation, the world’s first JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition). The JDAM was a gravity bomb with fins/wings that literally fly the bomb to the target from the bomb bay. The Germans used the radio-controlled bomb to hit ships, as they discerned that perfectly timing a […]

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Massacre On The Nueces.

September 22, 2012

  12:15 AM, Aug. 10, 1862, about a hundred dismounted Confederate cavalry and state militia crept across the dry Texas Hill Country towards the banks of the clear Nueces River. There 67 men were garrisoned and currently a sleep. The silence was shattered in the dark night in the din of gunfire and screaming. In […]

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The Death Match. The Widely Told Story Of An Epic Game Of Soccer Between Ukrainians And Their German Occupiers.

September 16, 2012

  This is one of the strangest tales ever to come out of World War II, not because it might be true, but because it probably isn’t. We all know that soccer is the number one sport played around the world and that Europeans watch soccer with a fanatical dedication we see hear only to […]

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CMIG’s First Audio Blog Entry

April 18, 2010

Click here for Podcast Stalingrad I know it’s a little tinny but let me know if you like this sort of thing. Related Posts:StalingradBloody Sebastopol.The Fritz X. The Germans Invented The JDAM Decades Before We Did.Why The Germans Lost Stalingrad.Amazing WWII Soviet War Paintings

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The Lonely Germans

November 15, 2009

This article really struck me how a country lets its people go to war and pays little attention to them. The Germans are seeing heavy ground combat an it’s just an odd thing to consider that they feel unappreciated. “Instead of marking Veterans Day or Armistice Day on Nov. 11, Germany on Sunday observes Volkstrauertag, […]

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