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The 17 September marks the 75th Anniversary of the launch of Operation Market Garden during World War Two (1939-1945). The Allies planned to utilize airborne forces to capture nine bridges in the Netherlands. The operation however was a failure. https://ift.tt/2CRqoZQ
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The 15 September marks the 60th Anniversary of Nikita Khrushchev becoming the First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He was responsible for the de-Stalinization of the USSR, and backed the early Soviet space program. https://ift.tt/2ZPlWFa

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The 14 September marks the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of Maastricht during World War Two (1939-1945). It was the first Dutch city to be liberated by the Allies. https://ift.tt/2LJsonQ

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New to the Archive: This film looks back to 1935, when Mickey Mouse took over the Gaumont British Newsreel for the day! https://ift.tt/31hAACA

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The 12 September also marks the 45th Anniversary of Haile Selassie being deposed as the Emperor of Ethiopia by the Derg, a committee of military officers. These films look back at the coup and its immediate aftermath. https://ift.tt/2ZPlW88

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The 12 September marks the 75th Anniversary of the Second Quebec Conference, held during World War Two (1939-1945). Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill met to discuss the Mongenthau Plan and the continuation of U.S. Lend-Lease aid to Britain. https://ift.tt/2LCNioI

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The 8 September also marks the 75th Anniversary of the first German V2 rocket attack on London, UK.Over 3,000 were launched over the course of World War Two (1939-1945), killing approximately 9,000 civilians. https://ift.tt/2Nv4tv4