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 HQ Batallón) February 18, 2017

Every war has its secret weapons, and probably none had more than the Second World War. Even at the time, the German love of "wonder weapons" was well-known, and made a fine psychological weapon in itself. So did the Reich's love of science and engineering. Allied planners and soldiers never...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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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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The Horten Ho 229 was a late-World War II prototype flying wing fighter/bomber. It is the first pure flying wing powered by a turbojet, and has been described by some as the first aircraft designed to incorporate stealth technology. Brothers Reimar and Walter Horten built the world's first jet-...read more

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The jetpacks were yet another one of the technologies explored by the Germans during World War Two. The “Himmelstürmer” (Sky Stormer - but literally Heaven Stormer) flight pack was an experimental project that would allow German combat...read more

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Hitler's Nazi engineers made technological developments which were innovative... Hitler's technology was ahead of the time. See how big that tank is in the picture? A list of secret, weird or innovative weapons that were actually developed, by the Nazi...read more

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Wargaming, in cooperation with the Kubinka Tank Museum, intends to reconstruct the legendary Panzerkampfwagen VIII "Maus". Most parts of the tank didn't survive. They will be customly reconstructed at factories around the world in close cooperation with the most experienced military vehicle...read more

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 HQ Batallón) April 13, 2016

Dark5 presents 5 secret World War II airplanes that never made it into service and instead flew into history, including a backwards airplane, a flying tank, and stolen prototypes...

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A proximity fuze is a fuze that detonates an explosive device automatically when the distance to the target becomes smaller than a predetermined value. Proximity fuzes are designed for targets such as planes, missiles, ships at sea and ground forces. They provide a more sophisticated trigger...read more

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