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 Lieutenant) February 19, 2017

No doubts! This is an original MG 42 in 7.92mm, although fire rate seems a bit slow. This is because it's simply using the heavy type bolt, which reduces the rate of fire to about 900 rpm. The maximum cyclic rate of the mechanisms of MG 42 is often exaggerated and inaccurate. This machine gun...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 19, 2017

Bombardier and POW, the late Joel McCray of Mayer, Arizona, shares his experiences of WWII.

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More than 75 years after, Hurricane Mk I Serial Number P2902 that crash-landed on the beaches of Dunkirk, which remained buried in the sand and covered in sea water until recovered by French enthusiasts in 1988, is now being restored to flying condition. ...read more

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 HQ Batallón) February 18, 2017

Unsolved World War II mysteries and well kept secrets. UFOs, buried treasure, and missing people are just some of the many unresolved mysteries of World War Two.

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 HQ Batallón) February 18, 2017

Every war has its secret weapons, and probably none had more than the Second World War. Even at the time, the German love of "wonder weapons" was well-known, and made a fine psychological weapon in itself. So did the Reich's love of science and engineering. Allied planners and soldiers never...read more

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By summer 1942, in july, at the age of just 19 years, Günter Halm was serving as a gunlayer in the anti-tank platoon of the HQ Company of Panzergrenadier Regiment 104, part of 21.Panzer Division, with Rommel’s Afrikakorps. His unit took part in...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 16, 2017

It's possible that you have seen many times the footage of the boys from the Hitler Youth as young as 12, being decorated by Adolf Hitler with Iron Crosses for their heroism in the defense of Berlin. This happened on March 19th 1945, on the 56th Hitler's birthday. This moment was the last time...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 15, 2017

Wery nice tour across this amazing place full of history. Let's look closer to this german II. world war prisoners (POW) camp located in east Austra and what can you find there. Are there still POW's personal items to find? American, Canadian, British and Russian soldiers. What they left behind...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 15, 2017

The Panzerfaust was a hand-held German anti-tank weapon with a hollow-charge/shaped-charge warhead. The Panzerfaust was in use from 1943 until the end of the war. When used against tanks, the Panzerfaust had an impressive Beyond-armour effect. During the last stages of the war, many poorly...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 15, 2017

This is an good example of German engineering during World War Two. It is a machine gun bunker and an outpost that the Germans built. Thanks to WW2historyHunter we can enjoy watching this nice piece of history. On this occasion we can be glad, because is untouched by graffiti nuts. The drone...read more

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