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The V-3 or "High Pressure Pump" (HDP for short) was a German supergun which used multiple propellant charges placed along the barrel's length and timed to fire as soon as the projectile passed them, to provide an additional boost. The 140 m long...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 20, 2016

This WWII German MP38 was manufactured by Erma (Erfurter Maschinenfabrik) in 1940 shortly before production was discontinued in favor of the MP40. This is a rare unmodifified example with the original "hook" style bolt. 

The MP38 is almost identical to the MP40, a little heavier, and...read more

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During the war it was inevitable that Allied aircraft would fall into the hands of the Luftwaffe or its allies due to accidents, pilot error, or from careful reconstructions of crashed aircraft. The same happened on the other hand.

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 Lieutenant) December 17, 2016

The MP 40 was a submachine gun and was heavily used by infantrymen, paratroopers, platoon and squad leaders on the Eastern and Western Front. By the end of World War II, an estimated 1.1 million MP 40s had been produced of all variants.

Although the MP40 was a reliable weapon, a weakness...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 17, 2016

Rifles were a widely used type of weapon during the Second World War. A nation would field one or more types of infantry rifles. While some were more specifically identified with particular nations, others were used by various countries more randomly with no apparent partialities.

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 Lieutenant) December 15, 2016

The MG 42 has a proven record of reliability, durability, simplicity, and ease of operation, but is most notable for its ability to produce a high volume of suppressive fire. The MG 42 had one of the highest average cyclic rates of any single-barreled man-portable machine gun: between 1,200 and...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 15, 2016

"Grumpy" is a 1943 RCAF B-25D Mitchell. This plane was supplied to the Royal Canadian Air Force as KL161 during the war. Nowadays, plane is owned, operated, and flown by the Historic Flight Foundation at Paine Field in Everett, WA (KPAE). It is the oldest B-25 in operation on the globe. It...read more

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This great static and taxi footage of the Yakovlev Yak-9 Replica was filmed at Temora, NSW, Australia by Anthony Portelli, an Historical Aviation Film Unit Media Partner. Like all modern-built replicas, this aircfat uses Allison V-1710 engine, has counterclockwise-rotation props, unlike the...read more

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The Sd.Kfz. 231 6-rad version was the first of the German armoured cars. It was an interim one based an commercial vehicle. It was origined at the Kazan test centre established in Soviet Union. Production began in early 1930s, but it wasn't shown oficially before 1936, when they were issued to...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 11, 2016

As AllTheTanks says on Youtube, that this is a vintage German Tiger I tank that was captured during World War II by Russians and as you can see, it is still working today. In fact,...read more

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