Castle Itter: When Americans and Nazis Fought on the Same Side

The strangest battle of the Second World War happened in its closing days, when US Army and German Wehrmacht troops fought side by side to free French political prisoners being held by the SS.

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Sherman tank in Germany                 photo from Wiki Commons

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Fishguard: When France Invaded England

It is often said that the last invasion of the British Isles was at Hastings in 1066. But that is not quite true.

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The French fleet at Fishguard, a contemporary engraving                                                 photo from Wiki Commons

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