1

The ‘Battle of the Bulge’ or the ‘Ardennes Offensive’ was the single biggest and bloodiest battle American soldiers have ever fought. Before dawn on Dec. 16, a German artillery bombardment preceded a powerful attack along a 40-mile front that...read more

3
1

During the military occupation of Ukriane by Nazi Germany some Ukrainians chose to collaborate with the Nazis for various reasons, including the hopes for self-rule, resurgent Ukrainian nationalism, dissatisfaction with Soviet control and resentment against the...read more

5
1

The Japanese did not make very extensive use of paratroopers and development of specialized weapons for them also lagged. Japanese airborne troops jumped armed with pistols and grenades, and their rifles and machine guns were dropped separately in containers. The...read more

3
external_video
21.Infanterie's picture
Compartido por 21.Infanterie
0
 Teniente) March 03, 2017

This video is about the 21.Infanterie living history group. The 21st Infantry division Eastern Front Living History Group, a non-profit living history society located in the UK. We are a collection of WWII historians and German vehicle enthusiasts that endeavor to keep the memories, sights,...read more

0
external_video
Hannes Trautloft's picture
Compartido por Hannes Trautloft
0
 Teniente) February 28, 2017

In this case, is deal of a German coastal artillery position in Denmark. It was a heavily defended section of the 'Atlantic Wall' built by Nazi Germany during the World War II. 

The MarineKüstenBatterie (MKB = Navy Coast Battery) in Lokken, Jammerbucht bay, Northern Denmark, North Sea...read more

0
external_video
DDIke's picture
Compartido por DDIke
3
 HQ Batallón) February 26, 2017

USS Wisconsin (BB-64), one of the "fast battleship" designs planned in 1938 by US Government, was the third of the four completed ships of the Iowa class of battleships. Her keel was laid down on January 25, 1941, at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. She was launched on December 7, 1943 and...read more

0
external_video
Durhamlightinfantry's picture
Compartido por Durhamlightinfantry
0
 Teniente) February 21, 2017

Tras conocer cómo fue el desembarco en Utah Beach hoy os proponemos visitar la BATERÍA DE COSTA ALEMANA DE CRISBECQ situada en Saint-Marcouf. Se trata de una de las fortificaciones más poderosas...read more

0
external_video
Hannes Trautloft's picture
Compartido por Hannes Trautloft
0
 Teniente) February 19, 2017

No doubts! This is an original MG 42 in 7.92mm, although fire rate seems a bit slow. This is because it's simply using the heavy type bolt, which reduces the rate of fire to about 900 rpm. The maximum cyclic rate of the mechanisms of MG 42 is often exaggerated and inaccurate. This machine gun...read more

5
external_video
Fighter Command's picture
Compartido por Fighter Command
0
 Teniente) February 19, 2017

Bombardier and POW, the late Joel McCray of Mayer, Arizona, shares his experiences of WWII.read more

0
external_video
Winston Churchill's picture
Compartido por Winston Churchill
0
 Teniente) February 15, 2017

The Panzerfaust was a hand-held German anti-tank weapon with a hollow-charge/shaped-charge warhead. The Panzerfaust was in use from 1943 until the end of the war. When used against tanks, the Panzerfaust had an impressive Beyond-armour effect. During the last stages of the war, many poorly...read more

0

Pages

Subscribe to 1944