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 Lieutenant) December 28, 2016

Two Austrian relic hunters discovered an amazing find. They dug up a highly prized gun - the polish FB Vis - or also known like a Pistole 35(p) or the Radom pistole. This pistol is also interesting because of the personalised grips, which were marked with the date 1943 and three letters on the...read more

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With the advent of heavier-than-air flight, the aircraft carrier has become a decisive weapon at sea. The effectiveness of large aircraft carriers was demonstrated early in the war, when dozens of Japanese fighters and bombers, launched from aircraft carriers,...read more

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Four days before Christmas 1943, in the darkest hours of WWII, a miracle took place. Two enemies—an American bomber pilot and a German fighter ace—met in combat over Germany and did the unexpected: They decided not to kill one another. Even more incredibly, as old men, they found one another and...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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The V-3 or "High Pressure Pump" (HDP for short) was a German supergun which used multiple propellant charges placed along the barrel's length and timed to fire as soon as the projectile passed them, to provide an additional boost. The 140 m long...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 15, 2016

The MG 42 has a proven record of reliability, durability, simplicity, and ease of operation, but is most notable for its ability to produce a high volume of suppressive fire. The MG 42 had one of the highest average cyclic rates of any single-barreled man-portable machine gun: between 1,200 and...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 15, 2016

"Grumpy" is a 1943 RCAF B-25D Mitchell. This plane was supplied to the Royal Canadian Air Force as KL161 during the war. Nowadays, plane is owned, operated, and flown by the Historic Flight Foundation at Paine Field in Everett, WA (KPAE). It is the oldest B-25 in operation on the globe. It wears...read more

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This great static and taxi footage of the Yakovlev Yak-9 Replica was filmed at Temora, NSW, Australia by Anthony Portelli, an Historical Aviation Film Unit Media Partner. Like all modern-built replicas, this aircfat uses Allison V-1710 engine, has counterclockwise-rotation props, unlike the...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 09, 2016

In 1942 Germany developed the Tiger I, which was then used during WWII.  Its official German designation was Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf. E, often shortened to Tiger. During the course of the war, the Tiger I saw combat on all German battlefronts. 

It was usually deployed in...read more

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The Panzer III was intended as the primary battle tank of the German forces. However, when it initially met the KV-1 and T-34 tanks it proved to be inferior in both armour and gun power. To meet the growing need to counter these tanks, the Panzer III was up-gunned with...read more

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