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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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 HQ Batallón) September 30, 2014
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La decisiva batalla de Stalingrado, entre el 23 de agosto de 1942 y el 2 de febrero de 1943, fue uno de los hitos más importantes de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Más, a partir de ese momento, al que se sumó más tarde la batalla de miles de tanques y tropas rusas en Kursk, signó...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 28, 2014

Video is of actress Loretta Young promoting “Woman at War” week starting November 22, 1942. The week that honored the dedication and hard work of American women who, due to the war, took on greater responsibilities. As she stated: “We found that the hand that rocks the cradle can build bombers,...read more

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 Lieutenant) September 27, 2014
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Last week the first original pictures of the Jap invasion of Burma reached the U.S.  The date was early February.  Singapore was about to fall.  Bataan was still magnificently holding.  And the British felt super confident of keeping at least Burma.  They were sure the Japs...read more

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