Category: germany

The Enigma machine

In war, intelligence can play a vital role in how battles will play out as it allows you to more accurately predict what the enemy forces are likely to do so that you can plan your defenses accordingly, or go on the offensive yourself.Often overlooked, are the clever systems used by both allied and axis…
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The Saar Offensive – Could the war in Europe have ended sooner than it did?

The French army launched the ‘Saar offensive’ on the 7th of September 1939 against the Germans due to the German invasion of Poland, as they promised. This French offensive on German soil was halted by the French commanding officers. But was that even logical as an estimated 90% of the German armed forces was at…
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Batterie todt museum railgun

Batterie Todt

Batterie Todt is a coastal artillery battery build by the German Wehrmacht during the second world war. The building is built by Organisation Todt as the name suggests. But how and why did they construct this interesting building? Early days The first coastal battery on cape Gris-Nez was built by the French, before the days…
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