From the conquering legions of Ancient Rome to the thunderous tank battles of World War II and beyond, History of War takes you deeper inside the minds of history’s fighting men, further under the bonnets of some of the world’s most devastating war machines, and higher above the battlefield to see the broad sweep of conflict as it happened.
***HITLER’S ARMOURED ELTE: SS PANZER. Allied deception, tactical differences of opinion among top field commanders and Hitler’s intransigence combined in June 1944. It proved to delay the elite Waffen-SS panzer and panzergrenadier divisions in confronting the Allies during the landings in Normandy and in the campaign that followed. But once committed, these divisions were true to their reputation as fierce, fanatical combat formations dedicated to Nazi ideology and willing to die for the führer.***