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 Lieutenant) March 28, 2016

Tirpitz was the second of two Bismarck-class battleships built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine (navy) during World War II. Named after Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz, the architect of the Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy), the ship was laid down at the Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven in...read more

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StuG III Ausf. F (Sd.Kfz 142/1) was the first real up-gunning of the StuG, this version uses the longer 7.5 cm StuK 40 L/43 gun. Firing armour-piercing Panzergranat-Patrone 39, StuK 40 L/43 could penetrate 91 mm of...read more

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 HQ Batallón) March 27, 2016

Aircraft Carrier USS Wasp (CV-7) on fire shortly after being torpedoed. Wasp was transferred to the Pacific in June 1942 to replace losses at the battles of Coral Sea and Midway. After supporting the invasion of Guadalcanal, Wasp was sunk by the Japanese submarine I-19...read more

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This Semovente da 75/18 M41 was employed by the post-war Italian Army. It was restored in 2005 by the Oto Melara. It is now housed in this company's museum at La Spezia. It is in running order.

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The name 'Akagi' means 'Red Castle' in Japanese, named after a Mountain Range. Akagi was the famous Japanese Aircraft Carrier which led the assault on Pearl Harbor and was the vanguard of the pacific war for the following six frantic months. She was...read more

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This is a video of the Palm Springs Air Museum's rare Bell P-63 Fighter. The P-63 was a further development of Bell's P-39 Airacobra. The P-63 saw very little use by the US Army Air Forces, none in a combat role. However, the Soviet Union used them quite extensively in WWII principally in the...read more

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This month marks 75 years since the United States launched its Lend-Lease program to supply the Allies with much-needed war materiel for the fight against Hitler. Downplayed by the Soviet Union, the program was of vital importance to the USSR’s war effort, as...read more

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In June 1942 the most modern aircraft carriers in the US Navy and IJN were the USS Enterprise and the HIJMS Zuikaku. This video gives you an overview on the dimensions, defensive capabilities and aircraft of these Yorktown and Shokaku class carriers.read more

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As early as October 1940 aircraft designer Willy Messerschmitt proposed to Ernst Udet, Chief of Air Armaments, that the Luftwaffe should procure "tank-carrying gliders". The first technical proposal for such a plane was produced in November of the same year...read more

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