1

"The P-51 was the best prop fighter of World War II. It was the top air fighter and, hence, best for escort missions. The P-51 was a relative latecomer to the Pacific Theater. As the war in Europe wound down, the P-51 became more common: eventually, with the...read more

0
external_video
Hannes Trautloft's picture
Shared by Hannes Trautloft
0
 Lieutenant) May 07, 2017

David Willey, The Tank Museum Curator, presents the thirty-sixth Tank Chat about the Tiger 131, the most famous tank in The Tank Museum's collection and arguably the most famous tank in the world. 

Tiger 131 is a German Tiger I Heavy tank captured by the British 48th Royal Tank Regiment...read more

0
external_video
Winston Churchill's picture
Shared by Winston Churchill
0
 Lieutenant) April 26, 2017

Bane of the heavy German armour, the Sherman Firefly was the British invention that mounted the powerful 17 pdr anti-tank gun in a Sherman V. It was the most powerfully gunned tank fielded by the Allies during World War II. An ordinary American-built Sherman modified by the British, the Firefly...read more

0
external_video
Hannes Trautloft's picture
Shared by Hannes Trautloft
0
 Lieutenant) April 23, 2017

It is estimated that between September 1943 and April 1945, some 60,000-70,000 Allied and 150,000 German soldiers died in Italy. Overall Allied casualties during the campaign totaled about 320,000 and the corresponding German figure (excluding those involved in the final surrender) was well over...read more

0

Drone footage captured a freshly constructed Reichstag replica in Kubinka's Patriot Park, Moscow Region, Sunday, which has been installed to recreate the Red Army's storming of the building during the 1945 Battle of Berlin.

A dramatic and realistic reconstruction of the final days of...read more

0

The Heiligenbeil Pocket was the site of a major encirclement battle on the Eastern Front during the closing weeks of World War II, in which the Wehrmacht's 4th Army was almost entirely destroyed during the Soviet Braunsberg Offensive Operation.

This battle reenactment has been made by 21....read more

1
audio
Shared by ww2podcast
0
 Lieutenant) April 15, 2017
Subir imagen

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

0
1

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.

During...read more

0
external_video
Shared by WWIIcorrespondent
0
 Lieutenant) April 10, 2017

What was hidden in the WW2 trench? Lots of military equipment was hidden or lost in trenches in the World War II. Let's see what was inside in this old one – possibly used also like a dump…read more

1
external_video
HistoryFlicks4U's picture
Shared by HistoryFlicks4U
0
 Lieutenant) March 21, 2017

A captured German Panzerfaust is fired at an empty tank in a demonstration for 8th Division troops in Germany during WW2.

This clip is very short so I added a replay segment to save you from having to hit the replay button.  Sorry about the fuzzy blob in the upper right corner of the...read more

0

Pages

Subscribe to 1945