Hugo Broch, born on 6 January 1922 in Leichlingen, Prussia, Weimar Republic, is one of Germany's most highly decorated World War Two pilots. He had a special day. He never thought he could fly the most successful and iconic British figther ever built. At age 95 he has fulfilled a long held...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 28, 2017

Most known as the strongest last Tiger, Jagdtiger was a German tank destroyer. They were known for their unrivalled firepower and armor protection that threatened the allied tanks.It was the world’s heaviest armored fighting vehicle used operationally during World War II and was the heaviest...read more

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This Jagdpanther, coming from The Weald Foundation was presented as a substitute for the usual Tiger 131 at the Tankfest 2017, which stayed inside the museum because of the Tiger Exibition. Unfortunately suffered from a steering problem and did not participate to the show. Nevertheless, I manage...read more

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 HQ Batallón) June 21, 2017

Railway guns like the German WWII K5 gun had a very narrow aim. To get around that problem, Germans developed a circular track, allowing the gun to rotate and fire in 360 degrees.

A K5(E) is preserved at the United States Army Ordnance Museum in Fort Lee (Petersburg, Virginia). Leopold...read more

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As main part of the Manstein Plan or Fall Gelb (Case Yellow), you know the German Army Group A goal was crossing the Meuse river with the intention of capturing Sedan and pushing northwards towards the Channel coast, in order to entrap the Allied forces that were...read more

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The 4.7 cm PaK(t) (Sf) auf Panzerkampfwagen I ohne Turm, translating as "4.7 cm anti-tank gun (Czech) on turretless Pz.Kpfw. I was the first of its kind of tank destroyers in the war. 

It mounted a Czech Škoda 4.7 cm (1.9 in) cm Pak (t) anti-tank gun on a converted Panzer I Ausf. B...read more

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This tank battle, happened between 12 and 14 May 1940 at Hannut in Belgium, contributed decisively to the success of the German operational plan Fall Gelb (Case Yellow), by General Erich von Manstein. The primary purpose of the Germans was to tie down the strongest...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 15, 2017
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In this episode we’re looking at three brothers all in the US Navy at the start of the war, and their remarkable story. 

Angus is joined by Sally Mott Freeman, her book “The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific...read more

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A new discovery has been done by Paul G. Allen and his research team on boarding of R/V Petrel, his new research vessel outfitted with the latest deep sea exploration technology. It's the wreckage of the Italian destroyer: Artigliere RM. The Italian government was...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 04, 2017

Four reels discovered by researchers at the Eisenhower Library in 2014, were found to contain the first ever documentary of the D-Day landings. Intended as an initial report and produced in only days, the film was screened for military leadership and is mentioned in OSS reports as having been...read more

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