Amazing three videos of The Planes of Fame Air Museum (Chino, California). Listen to the smooth, unusal exhaust note of the engines. These Allison V-1710, 12-cylinder engines were both turbocharged and supercharged (although the turbochargers, still present on the P-38J Lightning "23 Skidoo"...read more

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The SS Richard Montgomery is one of the world’s deadliest shipwrecks. This incredible image shows the wreck of this World War Two ship laden with more than 1000 tonnes of explosives sitting at the bottom of the sea just off the Kent coast - and could...read more

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Lemmy’s interest in history was at the root of his controversial habit of collecting Third Reich memorabilia. He recalled that visitors to his West Hollywood apartment would blanch at his huge assortment of Nazi daggers, flags, medals and uniforms, to which he...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 24, 2017

The Jagdpanther was one of the most powerful tank destroyer of World War II. It carried a powerful anti-tank cannon mounted on a Panther chassis capable of easily piercing any Allied armor, front or rear, and causing massive damage.

The Jagdpanther was essentially a Panther tank that had...read more

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Mörser Karl-Gerät was a World War II German self-propelled siege mortar designed and built by Rheinmetall. It was meant to be behind front lines by a couple miles and expel huge shells to bunkers and buildings to get the enemy out. The Karl-Gerät was a very accurate vehicle, accurate enough...read more

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The 70 ton Panzerjäger Tiger (P), commonly known as Elefant or Ferdinand return to Europe, seventy-two years after it fell into Allied hands during the battle of Anzio (Italy). In 1944, the Elefants served on the Italian front, but were rather ineffective as their weight of nearly 70 tonnes did...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 22, 2017

In spite of the Me-110s early obsolescence as a day air superiority fighter, the aircraft soldiered on throughout the Second World War. In particular, the Me-110 served as a highly effective night fighter and also saw extensive duty as a ground attack fighter-bomber.

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 Lieutenant) January 21, 2017

This FlugWerk Fw190A-8/N replica was assembled for Rudy Frasca by Matt Nightingale. It is an extremely well built aircraft with great attention to detail. It has parts from original factory, the airframe carries a Focke Wulf serial number. Sounds beautiful with the PW-R2800 installed under the...read more

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The biggest warship of World War II and the world's largest battleship. Yamato was designed around the idea that an individual ship could have superiority over any battleship of a potential enemy. Her main guns had overwhelming firepower. The ship maintained a very high level of survivability...read more

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