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Malmedy Massacre at Battle of the Bulge

The Malmedy Massacre occured on Dec. 17, 1944, as more than 70 American POWs were gunned down by Waffen-SS troops. This exerpt is from Ryan Little's film "Saints and Soldiers". Send to a Friend |

U.S. Wartime Footage from Battle of the Bulge

American wartime newsreel from the frontlines during the Battle of the Bulge, launched by the German Army across the Ardennes Forest on Dec. 16, 1944. Send to a Friend |

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

On the night of Nov. 9, 1989, the East German government opened border crossings with West Germany, including the Berlin Wall fronting the famed Brandenburg Gate. Send to a Friend |

Kristallnacht: Night of the Broken Glass

After German diplomat Ernst vom Rath was gunned down by Jewish assassin Herschel Grynszpan in Paris, Joseph Goebbels used the incident to instigate the 1938 national pogrom Kristallnacht (Night of the Broken Glass), a prelude to the Holocaust. Send to a Friend |

German Commandos Storm Hijacked Plane

German GSG9 commandos stormed a Lufthansa plane after it was hijacked on Oct. 13, 1977. The special forces killed three of the four terrorists who hijacked the plane and wounded the other while rescuing all passengers and crew without a fatality. Send to a Friend |

World War II in Europe: Every Day

This video shows the changing front lines of the European Theater of World War II every day from the German invasion of Poland on Sept. 1, 1939 to the surrender of Germany on May 9, 1945. Send to a Friend |


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