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 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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In this episode Angus talks to Edward Hooton and they’re looking at the air war over the Eastern Front.

Edward has written a number of books on aviation during WWII. His latest book ...read more

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The P-38 Lightning was the only successful twin-engine dogfighter of the World War II, and it served from Europe to the Pacific. The P-38 Lightning turned out to be a real "work horse" for the USAAF. It served around the world as a fighter, fighter-...read more

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Artwork was done for the movie's release. This art was used for movie posters, theater lobbycards, and on the soundtrack record album. Here is a sample of some of the movie's art:

  1. Main poster
  2. Nightime approach
  3. Launch planes
  4. Vals dive
  5. Rear gunner
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This Curtiss P-40B is unique as she is the only remaining airworthy survivor from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 7th December 1941. In additional to this auspicious history she is also the oldest airworthy P-40B in the world.

One of the 131 P40-Bs built at the Curtiss facility...read more

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Stugs always seem to have such a smooth sounding engine compared to other tanks. Stugs the Germans were really harsh against many of the Russian and American tanks, so they did it successfully after the second world war, oh yes these are good tanks infantry support!

Stug III was...read more

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"Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."

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We're looking at the Operation Sea Lion, the German invasion plan for Britain in the latest podcast. Angus is joined by Robert Forczyk. 

Robert is a prolific author and military historian. His latest book “...read more

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