Many people don't know that the Germans had a barrel for their Sturmewehrs in WW2 to shoot around corners. The Krummlauf (curved barrel) was an attachment for the Sturmgewehr 44 rifle, which was used by the Germans in World War II. It...read more
They made a first metal detecting hunt in this year and found a rare Hitler Youth belt buckle and a huge russian WW2 dagger. What a lucky diggers there in Austria! I wish them luck in 2017! Great video again from militaryfinder1945 channel.
Unlike many military items that claim they are WW2, this Howitzer is dated 1937 and was removed from a disused Soviet base near to Dukelska in Czech Republic. It stood as a gate guard for many years, this area was where the Soviets advanced through from southern Poland...read more
It's becoming more rare to find a Josef's tank busters. In Eastern Europe is still possible to see some of them. They are impressive. This is the case of this SU-100, which now languishes waiting a collector to be restored. ...read more
Beautiful engine sound!! 12 cylinders diesel!! The T-34/85 gave the Red Army a tank with better armour and mobility than the German Panzer IV. This model became the standard Soviet medium tank, with an uninterrupted production run until the end of the war.
Rifles were a widely used type of weapon during the Second World War. A nation would field one or more types of infantry rifles. While some were more specifically identified with particular nations, others were used by various countries more randomly with no apparent partialities.
This great static and taxi footage of the Yakovlev Yak-9 Replica was filmed at Temora, NSW, Australia by Anthony Portelli, an Historical Aviation Film Unit Media Partner. Like all modern-built replicas, this aircfat uses Allison V-1710 engine, has counterclockwise-rotation props, unlike the...read more
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
The biggest part of the museum in Seelow was opened in this year - 44 years after his arrivel in the historic monument areal. In 1945 the T 34/85 tank take part at the battle in Seelow Heights - the final battle at war. Now is the mission to rstore the tank.
This is the first public display of rebuilt Polikarpov I -16. WWII fighters were displayed at the Wanaka Air Show New Zealand in 1998. Mark Hanna flew in Number. 4 which is shown in this video clip. Mark was killed after landing a Hispano Buchon ME Bf 109 in Spain in 1999 prior to displaying at...read more