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 Lieutenant) October 13, 2016

The hand crank starter, is the recommended way of starting a Tiger in cold weather conditions, it also has an electric starter. The inertia starter " Schwungmasse " works by rotating a heavy mass at speed, once it reaches 60rpm a lever is pulled below the hand cranking arm, this pushes the drive...read more

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In many ways, the Thompson and its history reflects the character of the American boys sent overseas to fight in WWII — scrappy dogfaces with lots of fight and some mischief in their background who were shipped out to do a job and do it well. That interesting...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 09, 2016
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Panzer Farm bring us amazing images of a German Sd Kfz. Ausf. 7 pulled from the rver in (Poland). The Sd.Kfz. 7 was a half-track military vehicle used by the German Wehrmacht, Luftwaffe and Waffen-SS and other armies during the World War II.

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 Lieutenant) October 09, 2016

German light armored halftrack SdKfz 250 Ausf “Neu” was recovered from Pilica river near Górki village (Poland) by The Museum of Military Technology in Chrcynno. The late war version (“Neu” = new) was used in a variety of roles, including an armored scout vehicle, personnel carrier, prime mover...read more

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The opening phases of Operation Barbarossa, the German  invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941, brought a large quantity of captured war materiel into into the German armoury. So many Soviet anti-aircraft guns were captured and were taken into the German Inventory....read more

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 Lieutenant) October 07, 2016
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Photographs and llustrations highlight various Japanese infantry weapons: guns, rifles, pistols, machine guns, mortars and other weapons.read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 07, 2016

From the Armor and Cavalry Restoration on Fort Benning, Georgia this is Tank Talk with Len Dyer: Part 2 "American and German WWII Tanks". See American and German tanks from the WWII era, including the M3 Stuart and Panzer III, and how each side impacted the other in tank design throughout the...read more

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Fortunately, every time a World War II's geek, is driving or walking along road outside Roscoff, next to the ferry port, in North Brittany (France), leave us on Internet nice photos and videos showing the impressive M4A1(76) W Sherman Tank on display in front of...read more

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The Panzertriebwagen No. 16 (Skr. PzTrWg 16 or PT 16) was a German heavy armoured train, powered by a Voith 550hp hydraulic transmission diesel engine, and built by the Berliner Maschinenbau-Gesellschaft Actien vormals L. Schwartzkopff, in 1942. This vehicle was based on a locomotive design for...read more

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Nicholas Moran examines the famous Soviet ISU-152 tank destroyer. In Part 1, How does it differ from the SU-152? What's common between the ISU-152 and some German vehicles? And why should the external fuel tanks not be considered a weakness? In Part 2, he'll look inside the famous vehicle. How...read more

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