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World War II Online

''World War II Online: Battleground Europe'' is a massively multiplayer online first-person shooter (MMOFPS) massively multiplayer online first-person shootervideo game . It was released on June 6, 2001, for Microsoft Windows, with a massively multiplayer online first-person shootervideo gameMac OS version being released in 3Q 2002. The game is set in 1940–1943 massively multiplayer online first-person shootervideo gameMac OSWorld War II Europe. It is a massively multiplayer online first-person... read more

World War II casualties

was the in absolute terms of total dead.. Over 60 million people were killed, which was about 3% of the 1940 world population (est. 2.3 billion). The tables below give a detailed country-by-country count of human losses. World War II fatality statistics vary, with estimates of total dead ranging from 50 million to more than 80 million. The higher figure of over 80 million includes deaths from war-related disease and famine. killed totalled 50 to 55 million, including 19 to 28 million from war-related... read more

World War II cryptography

Cryptography was used extensively during CryptographyWorld War II , with a plethora of code and codecipher systems fielded by the nations involved. In addition, the theoretical and practical aspects of '' codeciphercryptanalysis '', or ''codebreaking'', was much advanced. Probably the most important codebreaking event of the war was the successful decryption by the Allies of the German "Enigma" Cipher . The first complete break into Enigma was accomplished by Poland around 1932; the techniques... read more

World War II combatives

World War II combatives are close quarters combat techniques, including hand-to-hand, advanced firearm close quarters combatpoint shooting methods, and weapons techniques (knife/bayonet/improvised weapons) that were taught to allied close quarters combatpoint shootingspecial forces in close quarters combatpoint shootingspecial forcesWorld War II by such famous instructors as close quarters combatpoint shootingspecial forcesWorld War IIRex Applegate and William Ewart Fairbairn .Distinctions... read more

World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although related conflicts began earlier. It involved the vast majority of the world's nations —including all of the the vast majority of the world's nationsgreat power s—eventually forming two opposing the vast majority of the world's nationsgreat powermilitary alliance s: the Allies and the Axis . It was the most widespread war in history, and directly... read more

Maquis (World War II)

Members of the Maquis in La Tresorerie The Maquis () were rural guerrilla bands of guerrillaFrench Resistance fighters, called ''maquisards'', during the Occupation of France in Occupation of FranceWorld War II . Initially, they were composed of men who had escaped into the mountains to avoid Occupation of FranceWorld War IIconscription into Occupation of FranceWorld War IIconscriptionVichy France 's Occupation of FranceWorld War IIconscriptionVichy FranceService du travail obligatoire... read more

World War II GI

''World War II GI'' is a first-person shooter video game set during the events of World War II. Developed by TNT Team and published by GT Interactive Software, the game was released on March 15, 1999 as the direct sequel to ''NAM'', which was released on July 31, 1998. ''World War II GI'' was the last commercially released game to use the Build engine. The player takes control of 101st Airborne Division G.I. Corporal Gerardi, sent in to wipe out scores of Wehrmacht and ''Schutzstaffel'' soldiers.... read more

Fallschirmjäger (World War II)

The Fallschirmjäger were the paratrooper () branch of the German Luftwaffe before and during World War II. They were the first German paratroopers to be committed in large-scale airborne operations and came to be known as the "green devils" by the Allied forces they fought against.''Green Devils: German Paratroopers 1939-1945'' By Jean-Yves Nasse, W. Muhlberger, G. Schubert, Jean-Pierre Villaume, Throughout World War II the ''Fallschirmjäger'' commander was Kurt Student.==Pre-war history==During... read more

World War II reenactment

A reenactment of fighting during the Battle of BerlinA reenactment of a forward airfield in France: a Bedford petrol bowser and a Hawker Hurricane fighter. World War II reenactment is the historical reenactment of the various combatants involved in World War II. The types of events include living history, which emphasises the garrison life of the average serviceman or servicewoman, and tactical events, involving simulated combat operations. The activities of groups engaged in Waffen-SS reenactment... read more

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World War II series

''World War II'' is a series of books published by Time-Life that chronicles the Second World War. Each book focused on a different topic, such as the resistance, spies, the home front but mainly the battles and campaigns of the conflict.They are each 208 pages in length, heavily illustrated and with pictorial essays on specific topics within the volume. They had no dustwrapper and the cover image was wrap around. There was no Title on the front cover, this was printed on the spine.Category:Series... read more

Flight World War II

''Flight World War II'' (also known as ''Flight 1942'') is a 2015 direct-to-video film released by The Asylum. The film was directed by Emile Edwin Smith and stars Faran Tahir. The film was on released June 2, 2015 to generally mixed reviews. Its plot is similar to ''The Final Countdown'', a 1980 film about a modern aircraft carrier sent back in time under similar circumstances. It won 2 awards at the Atlanta Horror Film Festival in 2015,Atlanta Horror Film Festival in 2015 "Best Sci-Fi Feature."... read more

Raid: World War II

''RAID: World War II'' is a four player co-op shooter video game that lets players team up as the Raid crew and venture through the epic events of World War II. The game is still in development by Lion Game Lion and will be published by Starbreeze Studios for Microsoft Windows. The game will focus more on action than providing a realistic World War II experience and the game missions are all inspired by real combat scenarios.==Development==''RAID: World War II'' is being developed by Lion Game Lion,... read more

Denmark in World War II

During much of , was by . The occupation began with on 9 April 1940, and lasted until German forces withdrew at the end of World War II following their surrender to the on 5 May 1945. Contrary to the situation in other countries under German occupation, most Danish institutions continued to function relatively normally until 1943. Both the and remained in the country in an uneasy relationship between a and a system until the Danish government stepped down in a protest against the German demands... read more

National World War II Memorial

The World War II Memorial is a memorial of national significance http://uscode.house.gov/statutes/pl/103/32.pdfhttps://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/16/chapter-1/subchapter-LXI dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during armed forcesWorld War II . Consisting of 56 pillars and a pair of small armed forcesWorld War IItriumphal arch es surrounding a plaza and fountain, it sits on the armed forcesWorld War IItriumphal archNational Mall in armed forcesWorld... read more


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