The first combat use of the Tiger II was by the 1st Company of the 503rd Heavy Panzer Battalion (s.H.Pz.Abt. 503) during the Battle of Normandy, opposing Operation Atlantic between Troarn and Demouville on 18 July 1944. Many German tank commanders showed exceptional abilities when confronting...read more
Panzer Farm bring us amazing images of a German Sd Kfz. Ausf. 7 pulled from the rver in (Poland). The Sd.Kfz. 7 was a half-track military vehicle used by the German Wehrmacht, Luftwaffe and Waffen-SS and other armies during the World War II.
The use of half-tracked prime movers for...read more
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
Speechless! Great compilation of German Army's images during World War II. You can see infantry troops, anti-tank guns, winter war, heavy artillery, wounded soldiers, mortars, motorcycles, flamethrowers, Waffen SS units, etc.
This is a video made of the German Newsreels. It's another masterpiece made by HCT. He says he loves the rare footage in the newsreels and the great real sound of battle. You can clearly watch a Stug III, a Panzer IV Aufs. C, some Flak 88, some Pack 36 and some fabulous German artillery the...read more
This particular prime mover needed rebuilding after a previous failed restoration attempt. It was totally stripped down and rebuilt from the bottom up, and took a total 18 months to restore. Apart from the body that is partially repro, it was a straightforward restoration. This vehicle is now...read more
Once discovered in a quarry in Normandy, France, this prime mover (tractor) for the 88 cannon was acquired from a French dealer. It arrived as a rolling chassis along with the body and other parts. The job consisted of completely dismantling the vehicle, before totally rebuilding it over a...read more