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
Between 2010 and 2014, Marc Wilson has been photographing the images that make up The Last Stand. This piece of work aims to reflect the histories and stories military conflict and the memories held in the landscape itself. The series is made up of 86 images and is documenting some of the...read more
The Renault R35 was a French light infantry tank. This tank should replace the older Renault 17 dating back to the First World War. The R35 never fully replaced the R17 but by 1940 about 1,600 had already been produced.
The R35 was a small tank for two crew. The shield used lot of...read more
This was a French heavy tank from 1940. In its day the Char B was regarded as one of the most powerful tanks in the world, yet still had many features which harked back to the First World War. The Char B was issued to tank battalions in armoured divisions and saw extensive combat in the summer...read more
Dragon, Meng-Model and Takom show us their "Super Heavy Tank" scale model. These armoured fighting vehicle are beyond Heavy tanks. This is just a small sample. There are others made by other manufacturers, but I think be enough to get you started. Thank...read more
The Char 2C or FCM 2C remains the only super heavy tank produced in series and used operationally in any army, and the heaviest tank ever built until the arrival of the German Tiger II in 1944. The Char 2C was being planned and designed in the...read more
In Saint-Clément-des-Baleines on the l’Ile de Ré, four blockhouses built by German Army during World War II, as part of Atlantic Wall, have been bulldozed to the ground in past days. The reasons provided by the local goverment have been by safety and for...read more
Maybe one of the best works of Lego ever made. It's very difficult getting a home-made movie using bricks, which looks so real as this short film. Some fans says is more historically accurate than all of Hollywood put together, even a Spielberg production.
Perhaps the best known fighters of World War II were tanks. World War II was the first time that tanks were seriously incorporated into warfare. When Germany instituted its “Blitzkrieg” tactics, tanks became crucial. They were they key to Hitler’...read more
In World of Tanks's forum there has been a very interesting debate about Cavalry tanks during early years of World War Two, in concrete during the Battle of France. The discussion has been focused in two tanks: French Somua S.35 and German PzKpfw III....read more