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The Jagdpanther was a German tank destroyer; it had a fixed gun (i.e. no turret) and was based on the chassis of the Panther tank. To accommodate the gun the sides of the Panther tank were extended up to provide a roomy interior, while maintaining a very low profile....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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 HQ Batallón) December 28, 2016

The video shows WW2 colour footage of US troops in various French cities followed by some good old boogie woogie music.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!

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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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Maybe you hadn't heard about this war movie before. This a Romanian drama movie set at the end of World War II. His original title is "Portile albastre ale orasului". It was directed by Mircea Muresan, written by Marin Preda, and starred by  Romeo Pop, Costel Constantin, Dan Nutu, among other...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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With the holiday season upon us Angus has a festive episode for you.

The US 28th Infantry Division landed in France in July of 1944. After fighting through the Bocage, and taking part in the parade through Paris to mark its liberation, they were sent to the Hürtgen Forest.

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