Great Britain employed railway-mounted guns that were capable of firing across the English Channel between the areas around Dover and Calais. Britain employed three 13.5-inch (342.9 mm) railway mounted guns on the East Kent Light Railway, located around Lydden and Shepherdswell. These were...read more
A fully operational M4 enigma machine, one of the rarest and most complicated of all the enigma machines (encryption devices) used by the Nazis during the Second World War, in fine condition, has sold for a record-breaking $365,000. This encryption...read more
An unusual remnant of World War II was found by a group of military history enthusiasts in the middle of a field in Poland on 1st October this year. One meter beneath the surface the German turret was resting for over 70 years. Given the circumstances, it’s still in a pretty good shape!
This Italian torpedo aircraft was launched, probably, from an Italian Savoia-Marchetti SM.82 bomber of 32 Stormo on 12 June 1941, against Gibraltar, falling intact on the beach of La Línea de la Concepción. Master Specialist Antonio Garabito Ramírez and...read more
Goliath replica was build in 2011. We have 2D and 3D CAD documentation which was based on orginal Sd.Kfz.303 from WW2. Measurements of all parts, joinery technique as well as the built of all systems match the technology used in 1940....read more
The control tower is a former RAF watch tower that was part of a night fighter station during the Second World War and we understand that this building is listed by English Heritage as a Scheduled Monument.
The airbase, originally planned in 1939 to be satellite of Chivenor, a Coastal...read more
El Ministerio de Defensa británico (MD1), también conocido como 'la tienda de juguetes de Churchill', fue establecido en 1939 por Winston Churchill y se encargaba de la investigación y desarrollo de armamento específico para la guerra irregular. Les mostramos...read more
Interesting look at some of Brittain's petroleum based defenses against an invasion by the Germans during World War II. Includes an ingenious method of setting the sea and beaches on fire as well as demonstrations of a flame antiaircraft gun and fougasse (aka: foo gas).