The German Panther tank was a beautiful tank and a fantastic piece of engineering. Most experts will agree that it was the best tank in the war. The Panther tank was an excellent combination of firepower, mobility, and protection.
The Panther tank was designed in 1942 and deployed in...read more
USS Alabama (BB-60), a South Dakota-class battleship, was the sixth ship of the United States Navy named after the US state of Alabama. She was commissioned in 1942 and served in World War II in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. Alabama accumulated nine U.S. Navy battle stars for her World War...read more
HMCS Haida is a Tribal-class destroyer. During World War II, Haida sank more enemy surface tonnage than any other Canadian warship. She is also the only surviving Tribal-class destroyer out of 27 vessels that were constructed between 1937 and 1945 for the Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy, and...read more
USS New Jersey (BB-62) is an Iowa-class battleship. New Jersey was awarded nine battle stars for combat actions during her World War II service. During World War II, New Jersey shelled targets on Guam and Okinawa, and screened aircraft carriers conducting raids in the Marshall Islands.
Throwback Thursday at NACM: Last year at this time, the Restoration Shop was in overdrive. When the cast and crew of the film "Fury" made plans to hold an exclusive premiere for the Armor School, the Museum was asked to provide vehicles for display, including a German tank. The panzer selected...read more
The Virginia War Museum has acquired a set of World War II anti-aircraft guns that once were on the battleship USS Missouri. The quad-barreled 40mm Bofors from the USS Missouri was currently part of the Pearl Harbor memorial in Hawaii. They been out of public view...read more
This is a list of the best World War 2 Museums in the U.S. Ropkey Armor Museum (Indiana), Lyon Air Museum (California), Planes of Fame Air Museum (California), National World War 2 Museum (Louisiana), National Air Force Museum (Ohio), Evergreen Air Museum (Oregon), U 505 - Museum of Science and...read more
This happened during 2016 Warbirds Over the Beach Airshow. It's not a genuine World War II Messerschmitt Bf 109, it's a Spanish Hispano HA1112 Buchon restored with a Daimler-Benz DB 605 to an approximation of the Bf 109 G-4.
The Military Aviation Museum recently acquired it, which was...read more
The replicated home office of Major Richard D. Winters, Commander, Easy Company, 101st Airborne, is a permanent exhibit at the Hershey Derry Township Historical Society in Hershey, PA, USA. Major "Dick" Winters resided in Hershey during the last twenty years of his life, and selected the...(find out more)