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 Lieutenant) October 07, 2016
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Photographs and llustrations highlight various Japanese infantry weapons: guns, rifles, pistols, machine guns, mortars and other weapons.read more

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The Panzertriebwagen No. 16 (Skr. PzTrWg 16 or PT 16) was a German heavy armoured train, powered by a Voith 550hp hydraulic transmission diesel engine, and built by the Berliner Maschinenbau-Gesellschaft Actien vormals L. Schwartzkopff, in 1942. This vehicle was based on a locomotive design for...read more

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Nicholas Moran examines the famous Soviet ISU-152 tank destroyer. In Part 1, How does it differ from the SU-152? What's common between the ISU-152 and some German vehicles? And why should the external fuel tanks not be considered a weakness? In Part 2, he'll look inside the famous vehicle. How...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 01, 2016
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During 1941, seated at the kitchen table in his rented house in Coronado, California, a naval aviator spent an evening with match sticks arrayed in front of him, each representing an aircraft. Lieutenant Commander John S. “Jimmy” Thach’s goal as he...read more

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The Royal Australian Air Force has confirmed that aircraft wreckage found in waters south of Cairns in far north Queensland was plane that fought in World War Two. She is of RAAF Number 11 Squadron Catalina A24-25 that crashed on 28 February 1943, killing all 11...read more

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The Tank Mk I “Matilda I” (A11) and Tank Mk II “Matilda II” (A12) were both different designs and did not share components but shared the name and did have some similar traits, because they were both designed to be infantry tanks based...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 16, 2016

According to History Channel's documentary "Color of War" the most decorated unit of US Army in WW2 was the 442 Regimment made out of enlisted US born Japanese.read more

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The “88” was designed by Krupp engineers in Sweden in cooperation with Swedish Bofors. In the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), the German Condor Legion deployed a mobile flak detachment with 88s, which proved accurate and versatile in combat. The FlaK...read more

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 Lieutenant) August 28, 2016

Tigers were usually employed in separate heavy tank battalions (schwere Panzer-Abteilung) under army command. These battalions would be deployed to critical sectors, either for breakthrough operations or, more typically, counter-attacks.

The Tiger was originally designed to be an...read more

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