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

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 Lieutenant) November 08, 2016

US Army soldiers test fire a German 8.8 cm Pak 43 antitank gun captured in France during WW2. 

According to Wikipedia:  The Pak 43 (Panzerabwehrkanone 43) was a German 88 mm anti-tank gun developed by Krupp in competition with the Rheinmetall 8.8 cm Flak 41 anti-aircraft gun and used...read more

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This amazing combat footage show us how the German Army fought in Normandy. Paratroopers, Waffen SS, and wehrmacht are displayed in this hard film. It's possible you hadn't seen most of it before. 

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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.

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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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 Lieutenant) September 14, 2016

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.

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The fourth and, as it proved, the most enduring of the main types of tank with which Germany rearmed and entered the Second World War was the Panzer IV.

  1. The ordnance inventory designation of Panzerkampfwagen IV (PzKpfw
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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

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