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 Lieutenant) December 09, 2016

In 1942 Germany developed the Tiger I, which was then used during WWII.  Its official German designation was Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf. E, often shortened to Tiger. During the course of the war, the Tiger I saw combat on all German battlefronts. 

It was usually deployed in...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 07, 2016

Action, action and more action! This short film is set during the Courland Pocket (Latvia), and starts on 23rd October 1944. A young soldier named Karl Franke is shipped in the bowl of Courland and has to prove himself in his first mission. The movie is in German, but has subtitles in English...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 06, 2016

Thanks to these Youtubers, Romeo and Juliet, we can know about this old WW2 German cemetery in middle of nowhere. They went for a walk in a forest in Germany and found this. The landscape and the place is beautiful, Have you any information on the matter? Please share it with us.

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The Panzer III was intended as the primary battle tank of the German forces. However, when it initially met the KV-1 and T-34 tanks it proved to be inferior in both armour and gun power. To meet the growing need to counter these tanks, the Panzer III was up-gunned with...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 03, 2016

This German Panzerkampfwagen V "Panther" Ausf. D is on displayed on a pedestal at the Wilhelminapark in Breda, The Netherlands. This Model D Panther is a very rare type, This is the only Panther Ausf D left in the world. The tank was donated by the 1st Polish Armoured Division to the people of...read more

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We're looking at the Operation Sea Lion, the German invasion plan for Britain in the latest podcast. Angus is joined by Robert Forczyk. 

Robert is a prolific author and military historian. His latest book “...read more

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Battleships and Battlecruisers were still seen as the height of sea power at the beginning of WWII, and having the most powerful and fastest battleships was considered all important, but by the war's end, these floating fortresses found their...read more

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This Flak 36 88mm gun is on display at Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Without a doubt the most deadly and effective combined anti-aircraft and anti-tank weapon of World War II. 

Employed in the anti-tank role for the first time by Erwin Rommel during his thrust...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 29, 2016

This is an amazing find. Our friends of militaryfinder1945 have found a real King Tiger battlefield found on the eastern front. Is this place where Kurt Knispel or Kurt Panzermeyer fought? They found a traces. Concretely, three huge King Tiger ammunition casings!

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