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Germany's tank cracker.- Even after the Russian victory and counter-offensive at Stalingrad, Henschel Hs 129B-2s were a significant threat to Allied armor. Auto cannons and 13 mm machine guns made it lethal, while armor plating made it perfect for ground support. In the brutal fighting...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 25, 2014

The Henschel Hs 129 was a World War II ground-attack aircraft fielded by the German Luftwaffe. Its nickname, the Panzerknacker (tank cracker), is a deliberate pun—in German, it also means "safe cracker". In combat service the Hs 129 lacked a sufficient chance to prove itself; the aircraft was...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 15, 2014

The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was one of the largest and heaviest fighter aircraft in history to be powered by a single piston engine. It was heavily armed with eight .50-caliber machine guns, four per wing. When fully loaded, the P-47 weighed up to eight tons, and in the fighter-bomber ground-...read more

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