These are some photos of the presentation of the restoration made by the reenactment group #recon25 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain! The gun was in a ver very bad shape, full of holes and rust... and now is just like if it has just came yesterday from factories in...read more
We’re looking at amphibious operations during WWII in this episode. We’re all pretty familiar with the handful in the European Theatre (Torch, Husky, Avalanche, Overlord and Dragoon), but in the Pacific the list is long… And in many cases the men taking part would partake in numerous assault...read more
The Panther had an excellent combination of firepower, mobility, and protection. The Panther proved to be deadly in open country and long range engagements against tanks like the T-34, but vulnerable in close quarters combat.
This video is a short summary of the discovery, the diving and the salvage of the German fighter Messerschmitt Bf109 G-2/R6 “Yellow 3” that made an emergency landing on the sea close to Nærøy on the 24th of March 1943. It was recovered 2010 from a depth of 67 meter. The recovery was performed...read more
In this episode we’re looking at a topic we touched upon way back in episode 06 when we looked at the OSS. We’re looking at the OSS spy station chief in Bern, Switzerland, Allen Dulles and his connections with the German resistance during WWII.
During the military occupation of Ukriane by Nazi Germany some Ukrainians chose to collaborate with the Nazis for various reasons, including the hopes for self-rule, resurgent Ukrainian nationalism, dissatisfaction with Soviet control and resentment against the...read more
The Japanese did not make very extensive use of paratroopers and development of specialized weapons for them also lagged. Japanese airborne troops jumped armed with pistols and grenades, and their rifles and machine guns were dropped separately in containers. The...read more
Work on the Sturer Emil began in as early as 1939, when the German army had need of an effective weapon against the reinforced Maginot Line. But by 1942, the situation had changed fundamentally: France had already fallen, and Germany was waging an entirely different war against the USSR. At the...read more