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Produced by Nugus / Martin Productions Ltd for the History Channel MMIEpisode 15 : The Capture of Fort Eben Emael
As German troops moved forward to their battle stations to begin Hitler's 1940 Blitzkrieg in the West, gliders swooped out of the dawn sky onto the Belgian fortress which dominated bridges vital for the German advance. Within a few...