The MP 40 was a submachine gun and was heavily used by infantrymen, paratroopers, platoon and squad leaders on the Eastern and Western Front. By the end of World War II, an estimated 1.1 million MP 40s had been produced of all variants.
Although the MP40 was a reliable weapon, a weakness...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.
Action in the Caen sector, France. German troops in foxholes eat, play with pets, and receive mail. Infantry and tanks, supported by artillery and rockets, destroy Allied armor. A German tank crew is decorated. German infantry, tanks, and armored cars enter a town. Narrated in Portuguese...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
A very nice collection of rare footages of German Luftwaffe!!! The Luftwaffe was one of the strongest, most doctrinally, most technologically advanced, and most battle-experienced air forces in the world when World War II started in Europe in September 1939.
Today I visited an abandoned barracks of the railway pioneers. The barracks was established already in the imperial period, expanded in the 3rd Reich. Especially the huge factory building is impressive, even bomb hit could destroy only segments of the hall. At the end of the film is still a...read more
This project was taken onboard as a charitable contribution restoration from the world famous Bovington Tank Museum. The job was to sympathetically restore this well-known exhibited prime mover. This Kettenkrad was liberated by the British in North Africa in 1941 and brought back to Britain for...read more
This vehicle was left behind in Normandy by German forces and was found in a vineyard being used to spray crops. It was subsequently brought back to the UK and had a total ground up restoration. This was the Kettenkrad used inThe film Saving Private Ryan, to anyone who saw the film will...read more
This vehicle was part of the Wencks 12th Army relief force trying to relieve the 9th army encircled in the Halbe Forest in April 1945. It was then subsequently knocked out by Russian forces at Belzig, south west of Berlin in April 1945. A local farmer recovered the vehicle and stored it in a...read more