Amazing three videos of The Planes of Fame Air Museum (Chino, California). Listen to the smooth, unusal exhaust note of the engines. These Allison V-1710, 12-cylinder engines were both turbocharged and supercharged (although the turbochargers, still present on the P-38J Lightning "23 Skidoo"...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 21, 2017

This FlugWerk Fw190A-8/N replica was assembled for Rudy Frasca by Matt Nightingale. It is an extremely well built aircraft with great attention to detail. It has parts from original factory, the airframe carries a Focke Wulf serial number. Sounds beautiful with the PW-R2800 installed under the...read more

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The biggest warship of World War II and the world's largest battleship. Yamato was designed around the idea that an individual ship could have superiority over any battleship of a potential enemy. Her main guns had overwhelming firepower. The ship maintained a very high level of survivability...read more

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The Fieseler Fi 156 Storch was designed in 1935, did his first flight in 1936. It was one of the most iconic aircraft to serve in the Luftwaffe and was suitable for liaison, army co-operation, and medical evacuation. The Storch was deployed in all...read more

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 HQ Batallón) January 19, 2017

The 37mm M3 anti-tank gun was introduced in 1940 in United State Army. Nevertheless, its service life was short, and soon became in an obsolete weapon. The continuing improvement of German tanks quickly rendered the 37 mm ineffective. They had to be replaced in all European Fronts. On the other...read more

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This other example of German enginery which could have been very useful, if it would have been produced and entered in combat early years of the war. Germans produced many specialistic armoured vehicles. Storm tanks are among them. In November 1943 when the masive Sturmpanzer IV production...read more

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Should be  remember that this is 1930's engine technology (and air cooled), which means that these beast were mechanically noisier than their watercooled cousins from the same era.

The Fieseler Fi 156 Storch was a small German liaison aircraft built by Fieseler before and during World...read more

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The USS Yorktown was the pride of the U.S. Navy when first launched. The keel of the aircraft carrier BonHomme Richard was laid down December 1ne, 1941, six days before the attack on Pearl Harbor. The vessel was renamed USS Yorktown (CV-10) in honor of the original carrier ...read more

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Many people don't know that the Germans had a barrel for their Sturmewehrs in WW2 to shoot around corners. The Krummlauf (curved barrel) was an attachment for the Sturmgewehr 44 rifle, which was used by the Germans in World War II. It...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 12, 2017

On this video you can watch a MG 42 in action at regular speed and 240 frames per second, mounted on a large tripod, called the Lafette 42, which was used for the medium machine gun role.

As you know, the MG 42 was a 7.92×57mm Mauser, air-cooled, belt fed, open bolt, recoil-operated...read more

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