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Hill 262
Identifying the value of high ground to provide a strong defensive position, Maczek directs the 1st Armoured Regiment towards Hill 262 on the Mount Ormel ridge north-east of Chambois. The Poles' arrival on 19 August cuts through the Germans’ one rema
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Commodore Perry
In 1635, eager to fight the subversive power of foreign influence, the paranoid Tokugawa regime banned anyone from travelling or sending ships abroad. While its cities underwent rapid economic growth and cultural development, by the 19th century, Jap
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War In Focus
Japanese anti-aircraft soldiers man acoustic locators close to Tokyo. Developed before the wider emergence of radar, these devices, also known as acoustic horns, were designed to detect the presence and location of enemy aircraft. Despite a range of