Dummies and decoys are fake military equipment that are intended to deceive the enemy. Dummies and decoys are only one aspect of military deception. During World War II, multiple dummy airMilitary Fakefields and even towns were used in England to divert German bombers from the real targets. ...read more
Immediately after hearing the news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, General George C. Marshall, the chief of staff of the United States Army, directed all commanders in the Pacific to implement war plan Rainbow 5.1 While the plan called for the military forces in the...read more
We have all seen the pictures of the cattle wagons used to transport the Jews and other ‘Undesirables’ to the concentration camps and ghettos. Without a shadow of a doubt the Nazi Railways network played a pivotal role in the ‘Final Solution’. Ironically (for the lack of a better word) though...read more
United Kingdom: VS of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent meeting and taking salute at parade of WRENS (Women's Royal Naval Service) at a British naval base. VS Good shots showing the life of ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) recruits parading, doing PT / Keep fit exercises, in classrooms, in...read more
Time to take a look at the overall Strategy in early World War 2 concerning the Atlantic. This video will cover the views, actions and development of the German and American side from the time of the outbreak of the war to the situation just before the German declaration of war against the...read more
The German Infantry Squad in Action - A Demonstration of minor field Tactics (1944). How a German Squad attacks a position. Produced in WW2 by the U.S. Army to give soldiers an idea of common German tactics.
Short overview on the major shortcomings of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) Air Arm and the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) in World War 2. Taking a look at the initial situation and the various errors committed by its leadership.