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Battle of Castle Itter

At the end of World War 2. May 5th 1945 (five days after Hitler committed suicide) three Sherman tanks from the 23rd Tank Battalion of the U.S. 12th Armored Division under the command of Capt. John C. ‘Jack’ Lee Jr., liberated  Castle Itter. It was a special castle it housed high ranking French Prisoners of War such as ex-prime ministers Paul Reynaud and Eduard Daladier and former commanders-in-chief Generals Maxime Weygand and Paul Gamelin and a tennis star. This would go down as the strangest battle in WWII history as German, French, Austrian and American fought against a German SS Unit. Continue Reading…

A really shitty way to go Toilet

U-1206

The German submarine U-1206 was an AXIS Type VIIC Uboat of the Kregismarine during World War II. It went into service on March 16, 1944 and had a most interesting fate on its first patrol.  It sank because the Commander improperly used the toilet.

WARNING this contains bad humor and puns.

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Sergeant Stubby

Sergeant Stubby

Sergeant Stubby

Sergeant Stubby is the United States Most Decorated War Dog of World War 1 Serving 18 Months in Europe with Recognition from the US Army. Warhorse prepare to eat your heart out.

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