D-Day From the German Perspective | Animated History

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Sources:
www.theguardian.com/world/2004/may/28/secondworldwar.features111
www.historynet.com/paul-golz-german-view-d-day.htm
www.historynet.com/d-day-german-lens.htm
D-Day Minute by Minute, Jonathan Mayo
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London Mozart Players
Matthias Bamert, as conductor
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  • D-Day from German Perspective Germans: Ach Scheiße, jetzt geht es wieder los

    LIMELIME4 gün önce
  • Oh it sh!ts me that even historians have to add a caveat at the beginning, such as “we don’t endorse Nazi ideology. If you never make it seem as if you endorsed it, then don’t say anything. Avoid trying to appease a bunch of wieners who go out of their way to be offended by anything and everything. Seen a few of the Japanese perspective videos, not once did anyone have to preface the video with a similarly banal caveat. Just saying.

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  • "How many ships do you see?" "All of them!" -that line from "The Longest Day" still cracks me up.

    Matthew MischnickMatthew Mischnick8 gün önce
  • A handful of quotes from Germans surrounded by 10 minutes of fluff and Audible plugs. Nice graphics, but I was really hoping for something more in depth.

    TT9 gün önce
  • but what about german armchairs

    Memerino !Memerino !9 gün önce
  • A handful of quotes from Germans surrounded by 10 minutes of fluff and Audible plugs. Nice graphics, but I was really hoping for something more in depth.

    TT9 gün önce
  • Your perspective is perfect. It's really sad to see Nazi fighters shooting Allied bombers out of the air on gun camera video and see Leftists try to sympathize with the German pilots. It really makes things come full circle in ideology.

    Dom MeeDom Mee9 gün önce
  • Poor people who were forced by Nazis to fight their war, and allies who faced such a horrible battle of attrition. And thank you for weeding out any and all willing nazi participants. Good riddance.

    Adrian MetzlerAdrian Metzler10 gün önce
  • *HISTORY IS BRUTAL AYE* 2021 please be Kind.

    MICHAEL CORLEONEMICHAEL CORLEONE12 gün önce
  • I cannot recommend enough the book 'Normandy '44' by James Holland. It gives an incredibly detailed events of how D Day played out and is a brilliant read.

    Alex BTAlex BT13 gün önce
  • Did americans need bagalore to blow up the barricade?

    Quốc Thái LưuQuốc Thái Lưu13 gün önce
  • all the Hollywood movies made D- day out to be such a disastrous and intense invasion with insane death tolls of American soldiers being mowed down like ants but it seems nearly calm with little fighting to get rid of bunkers and that’s it. Interesting.

    Aaron CadenaAaron Cadena14 gün önce
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    thundered sunthundered sun14 gün önce
  • PTSD must of been rife, absolutely no help. I read once that ww1 and ww2 can be directly linked to the spike in serial killers in the 50s, up to the 80s. The book stated that it believed that many service men came back with PTSD and often the children would be on the recieving end of it, behind closed doors.

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  • It is important to know that not all Nazis were bad. I am Jewish and my great grandfather was a Nazi He went to the salt mines in Siberia for ten years and barley survived, but he came back with no teeth and barely being able to talk. My great grandfather my moms side was an American soldier in WWII. In the 30s and 40s in Germany, you really had to be a Nazi. I am glad someone made a video showing the German side of things.

    Kaptain KukumberKaptain Kukumber15 gün önce
  • Low key tho, the german officers had the best uniforms of all times.

    JacksTipJacksTip16 gün önce
  • Daymn the germans could have made lit memes if they have a mobile device and internet connectivity as prevalent as today.

    TheEasyPeasy SquadTheEasyPeasy Squad19 gün önce
  • They did have a choice, they could lay down their arms and surrender. Many lives could have been saved,.

    steve panossteve panos21 gün önce
  • It's a damned sad state of affairs when you have to include a disclaimer when discussing history. All these blue-haired fanatics obsessed with racism and Hitler need to stfu and remove their outsized influence from our conversations. Edit: I just saw the same basic comment with 13k thumbs up.

    Boo BerryBoo Berry21 gün önce
  • The victors write the history books

    RobTheNotaryRobTheNotary22 gün önce
  • 1:05 Question: Why on earth would we think this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Brendan MontagueBrendan Montague23 gün önce
  • Germany lost ww2 is not a loss it also show how strong they are that it took the entire world to united to suppress the Nazi war machine

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  • "We need food or wah-taa!!

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  • Rama was the greatest general in Germany

    Bernice WhiteBernice White24 gün önce
  • What do you mean I said the Calais I definitely said Normandy

    U.K. BallU.K. Ball27 gün önce
  • I feel for these young men just the same as ours cause they were brainwashed and believed in what they were trying to do in the end we are all human beings and do wrong thank you guys for doing this video

    Bo RyanBo Ryan27 gün önce
  • This post is "what happened" not any real German prospective - here

    Johnny BJohnny BAylar önce
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  • Normandy had 60K German defenders , mostly Eastern Europeans , against 150K Ally attackers. All though, Ally troops were landed in 3 waves on Normandy beaches! Overwhelming odds are against the German defenders..

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  • 4:22 “The location we will be evaluating will be Utah Beach.” Shocker.

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  • 7.3K idiots that will never understand that providing a different perspective isn't proving support...stupid snowflakes, one & all.

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  • stop showing ur stupid dumb face in each video

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  • It's incredibly upsetting that you had to give that disclaimer at the beginning. History does not equal sympathy. Statues do not equal sympathy or praise. All of these historical monuments (both figurative and physical) are so important. A good analogy (though not really an analogy if you think about it) is aging and maturing, and the wisdom vs. knowledge contrast. Growing up, you learn how life works, how to socialize with others, what to do for success and happiness, what not to do, etc. Imagine if an 8-year-old woke up one morning and was 65. He would inevitably fail in life. All he knows is that playing makes him happy and he can barely do his Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living. He would have learned all of those motor and cognitive abilities in the span of those 58 years. Not a day goes by in our lives where we don't learn something, regardless of how minute it may be. We learn from our own personal experiences; this is wisdom. Throughout those 58 years, this boy would have also learned and adjusted from the mistakes and successes from those around him. BUT, he could also read books and articles on how to be an adult. He could speak to his new retired aged peers. We cognitively grow and develop by learning from sources around us; this is knowledge. Our once 8-year-old didn't have the opportunity to learn from these sources throughout the 58 years, but he can study to carry out the same, so he doesn't make the same mistakes. Just the same, we learn from studying the history of our country and the world. If the American Confederacy history is erased from our museums and textbooks, how will we know what to look for to prevent a similar situation? It'll be exponentially more difficult to spot a strategically slow growth of a totalitarian, fascist government? Were there to be a World War III, how would the new Allied Forces know how to successfully fight the new Axis Regime? If you're offended by history, good. Our civilization has thoroughly documented thousands of years of evil. Via this documentation, we learn and continue to grow as a people so (for instance), we don't end up with another Barbary Slave Trade, Holocaust, Middle Passage, bloody anti-communist war, genocide, and so on and so forth. The only thing erasing offensive history does is to allow evil to recur and cripple successful fights against that evil.

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    • It pisses me off so much too. What a joke

      RyanCanLiftRyanCanLiftAylar önce
  • The german who wrote about the D-Day as of the "greatest battle world has ever seen" clearly was ignorant of the eastern front!

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  • Nice Citino reference!

    Christina Bauer, AuthorChristina Bauer, AuthorAylar önce
  • You could never do what those men did 4eyes. How about you get a job fruit cake.

    Andrew SmithAndrew SmithAylar önce
  • Forgot to mention that at that time the russians were already defeating Germany and entering the country The Germans had no support from home

    Gerald ManeGerald ManeAylar önce
  • Forgot

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  • By the time the D Day invasion by the allies took place no matter how effective it was Russia had already almost completely regrouped from Hitlers invasion of that country and had begun counter attacking Germany from the east. The Normandy invasion also almost became a disaster when the allied warships missed destroying or even denting most of the German walled defenses dug into those beaches. Many many allied lives were unneccesarily lost because of that failure by the U.S. Navy. Good thing eventually everything fell into place but there are still lessons to be learned by all this is my point.

    David EscobarDavid EscobarAylar önce
  • 1:05 trigger warning that was given under absolutely none of his other Perspective series videos.

    Caradoc Ap CunobelinCaradoc Ap CunobelinAylar önce
  • Well we’re boned

    Shadowkiller 420Shadowkiller 420Aylar önce
  • The point of views from both or all parties involved through the eyes of those tasked to fight and of the civilians caught in the middle teaches our future the signs of impending mass hysteria.

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  • A book worth reading is "D-Day through German eyes." Well worth reading .

    Bob1934Bob1934Aylar önce
  • tutotrial on how to lose a war ... split your army on two fronts

    Fotachi george constantinFotachi george constantinAylar önce
    • i mean... there were two fronts..?

      The BotGuyThe BotGuyAylar önce
  • switzerland wasn't part of germany

    Spacetronaut HorstSpacetronaut HorstAylar önce
  • okay... ignoring aussies again.

    BravoAlpha101stBravoAlpha101stAylar önce
    • @The BotGuy stop, he actually said everything about other armies but not the fricking anzacs, the anzacs were in dday

      BravoAlpha101stBravoAlpha101stAylar önce
    • bruh he just generalised the army groups

      The BotGuyThe BotGuyAylar önce
  • Are there any good movies that choice the German perspective?

    marcus ursomarcus ursoAylar önce
  • Fortunately, having served (US Army) and also lived as a civilian in Germany, I have a fair command of the language, and hearing the German side from the veterans in their own language, is far more interesting. This is just one reason, I think speaking only English, is somewhat of a minus for American education. This is especially so, considering our Army, Navy, Airforce and Coast Guard (served two years in Spain with the USCG) are spread around the globe. Anyway, a soldier doing his or her duty, is just that, no matter the country they hail from and their stories are always interesting a powerful. I also have the experience, of having worked for two different German firms, Mann und Hummel in Ludwigsburg, also Robert Bosch in Stuttgart. Here, I came across one vet who was held a POW by Americans, when I ask how he was treated, his reply was... "Gute mensch sei gut und schlecht, sei schlecht"... Good people are good and bad are bad.... One can read into this what they will; clearly, there was good and bad on both sides in the treatment of POWs. As a young soldier, I once hitched a ride along the Jersey Turn Pike with a gentleman and his wife... and as the conversation drew on, he related his experience as a POW, held in Germany during the war.... Told me, at liberation he weighed less than 100lbs, nearly starved... but then, he also said, the German guards also had very little food for themselves.... Everybody was hungry, so he did not feel hostility toward them, things were bad all around. I tell my stories and share these experiences, the interactions, I've had both in and out of the military, here at home and in Germany specifically.... It is truly wonderful and quite fascinating, just how much we, as human beings, are all alike.... Hope you enjoyed the read.

    Raymond ParsleyRaymond ParsleyAylar önce
  • WN 62: A German Soldier's Memories of the Defence of Omaha Beach, Normandy, June 6, 1944 by Hein Severloh Paperback $16.03 This German was featured in this documentary: trvision.net/detail/video-iqFGIAidxEE.html

    Bionic BeaverBionic BeaverAylar önce
  • Tells history with facts. Has to apologize to all the stupid liberals that think he’s a nazi sympathizer.

    Morgan Taylor OlsonMorgan Taylor OlsonAylar önce
  • Jjay R16:16Jjay R16:16Aylar önce
  • Damn Germany lost to a Zerg rush

    PrettyTonyPrettyTonyAylar önce
  • You should do a video about the Falklands War

    ElmoElmoAylar önce
  • At 3:50 you state the Airborne troops landed on June 5th. That is incorrect. The airborne and glider troops landed in the very early morning hours of June 6th. How has nobody caught this mistake?

    Bill D. in IowaBill D. in IowaAylar önce
  • You didn’t reference the lube..

    greenfireflytimegreenfireflytimeAylar önce
  • Hmmmm...." a once proud military force..." The Germans attacked peaceful, non-aggressive countries with sneak attacks using overwhelmingly superior equipment. Like US troops at Wounded Knee, nothing to have pride in.

    bwanadave76bwanadave76Aylar önce
  • Hitler is in hell getting a pineapple shoved up his bum.😰

    Norman BatesNorman BatesAylar önce
    • Why

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  • Apparently the Germans didn't respect the western front because their best units were in the eastern front fighting the Russians

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