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During active American involvement in World War II (1941–45), propaganda was used to increase support for the war and commitment to an Allied victory. Using a vast array of media, propagandists fomented hatred for the enemy and support for America's allies, urged greater public effort for war...read more

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During active American involvement in World War II (1941–45), propaganda was used to increase support for the war and commitment to an Allied victory. Using a vast array of media, propagandists fomented hatred for the enemy and support for America's allies, urged greater public effort for war...read more

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One of the most widely used WWII vehicles, the Kübelwagen Type 82 featured a lightweight monocoque body, four wheel independent torsion bar suspension and a 23.5hp air-cooled 4 cylinder 985cc engine. Based on Dr. Ferdinand Porsche's Volkswagen, the Type 82 possessed excellent maneuverability and...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 01, 2014
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During the early stages of WWII, Italian car manufacturer FIAT produced the armored car the AB40 which was used in reconnaissance missions. Later in 1941, the AB41, based on the AB40 was put into production. It came armed with a 20mm Breda M35 auto cannon. The AB41 was a 4WD, had 4 wheel...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 30, 2014
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During the middle stages of WWII, the Semovente M40 which mimicked the very successful German Sturmgeschutz III was proudly used by Italian forces. Using the Carro Armato M13/40's hull, the Semovente M40 came armed with a limited maneuverable but hardy 75mm howitzer with 50mm thick armor to...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 30, 2014
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During WWII, the Italian army used the M13/40 as its main tank. It featured a riveted construction and bogey-style wheels on a leaf spring suspension with a 47mm main gun featuring on Italy's first ever hydraulically operated turret. In addition, the M13/40 was powered by a 125hp V8 liquid-...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 30, 2014
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During WWII, the only heavy tank produced by Italy was the P40. The P stands for Pesante, or "heavy" in Italian, and the number 40 for the year of adoption, 1940. The tank featured bogey-style wheels on a lead spring suspension. The riveted hull construction was the same as the earlier Carro...read more

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