A fully operational M4 enigma machine, one of the rarest and most complicated of all the enigma machines (encryption devices) used by the Nazis during the Second World War, in fine condition, has sold for a record-breaking $365,000. This encryption...read more
The Char 2C or FCM 2C remains the only super heavy tank produced in series and used operationally in any army, and the heaviest tank ever built until the arrival of the German Tiger II in 1944. The Char 2C was being planned and designed in the...read more
The 7,5 cm leichtes Infanteriegeschütz 18 (7,5 cm le.IG 18) was a short-barrelled howitzer, used as infantry support gun of the German Wehrmacht during World War II. It was designed to augment assault troops with close artillery support and was essential in the reduction of enemy strong points...read more
This is a very rare and impressive piece of history, deactivated main gun, weight 14 tons, towed by High Speed tractor or 7 ton truck, Price on application, this historic artillery is properly deactivated.
Soldiers, sailosr and aviators are an inventive lot & often come up with amusing, even witty nick-names for weapons and stuff (artillery, tanks, planes, ships, ...) They are cool names for military equipment. Nickname a enemy gives a weapon is very interesting and...read more
This is a captured footage showing the massive railroad guns used by Germany during World War II. Some reports claim as many as 1200 troops were needed to operate the biggest railroad guns, that is a lot of manpower tied up.
The Second World War saw the final use of the railway gun, with...read more
Despite being a conventional pre-World War II tank design manufactured by Czechoslovakia, with riveted armour and rear engine, Germany ordered continue production of the model, because it was considered an excellent tank, especially compared to the Panzer I and Panzer II, that were the...read more
The Arisaka action might be the most underrated firearm in the Western Hemisphere. These robust rifles culminated in the Type 99, a bolt action second to none. The Arisaka Type 99 rifle in 7.7 Japanese was intended to be the mainstay of the Imperial Japanese forces, but it never quite phased...read more