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 Teniente) January 25, 2017

On this video, we get to see and hear the actual full length footage of this exciting firearm, without music playing in the background or special effects/cuts ruining the footage. The showcase is fantastic and slow motion footage are great.

The STG44 was debuted on the battlefield in...leer más

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 Teniente) January 24, 2017

The Jagdpanther was one of the most powerful tank destroyer of World War II. It carried a powerful anti-tank cannon mounted on a Panther chassis capable of easily piercing any Allied armor, front or rear, and causing massive damage.

The Jagdpanther was essentially a Panther tank that had...leer más

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Mörser Karl-Gerät was a World War II German self-propelled siege mortar designed and built by Rheinmetall. It was meant to be behind front lines by a couple miles and expel huge shells to bunkers and buildings to get the enemy out. The Karl-Gerät was a very accurate vehicle, accurate enough...leer más

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 HQ Batallón) January 19, 2017

The 37mm M3 anti-tank gun was introduced in 1940 in United State Army. Nevertheless, its service life was short, and soon became in an obsolete weapon. The continuing improvement of German tanks quickly rendered the 37 mm ineffective. They had to be replaced in all European Fronts. On the other...leer más

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This other example of German enginery which could have been very useful, if it would have been produced and entered in combat early years of the war. Germans produced many specialistic armoured vehicles. Storm tanks are among them. In November 1943 when the masive Sturmpanzer IV production...leer más

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 Teniente) January 12, 2017

On this video you can watch a MG 42 in action at regular speed and 240 frames per second, mounted on a large tripod, called the Lafette 42, which was used for the medium machine gun role.

As you know, the MG 42 was a 7.92×57mm Mauser, air-cooled, belt fed, open bolt, recoil-operated...leer más

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 Teniente) January 06, 2017

Arguably the best British Tank of World War II, the A34 Comet was a cruiser tank that first saw use near the end of the Second World War. It was developed to overcome the firepower shortfall of previous cruiser tanks, as the Cromwell tank, whilst retaining their design features. 

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Even before the U.S. entered WWII, the 37mm gun was rendered relatively ineffective against enemy tanks as they had evolved with thicker armor since 1939. It was dropped from the armament of U.S. medium tanks when the M3 Lee was supplanted by the new line of M4...leer más

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The standard anti-tank gun of Germany’s forces in September 1939 was the 3.7cm PaK, which is often but apparently erroneously referred to today as the PaK 36 or PaK 35/36. This was an excellent weapon that first saw real action in the Spanish Civil War, but by...leer más

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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...leer más

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