149 – Fall Blau Begins, Stalin Caught off Guard Again – WW2 – July 3, 1942

It’s that time of the year again- the time when the Axis Powers drive deep into the Soviet Union. Fall Blau is the name of this year’s huge offensive, and it begins this week, making great gains from the very beginning, but the Axis Powers are also making big gains this week in North Africa,… Continue reading 149 – Fall Blau Begins, Stalin Caught off Guard Again – WW2 – July 3, 1942

Defense of the Philippines, 1941 (World War II Documentary)

On 8 December 1941, Imperial Japanese bombers and fighters launched an unprovoked attack on U.S. airfields in the Philippines. Simultaneously, Japanese infantry landed at several key beaches on the main island of Luzon. This was but the first phase of Japan’s plan to seize the Philippines and use its strategic harbors as intermediate staging bases… Continue reading Defense of the Philippines, 1941 (World War II Documentary)