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 Lieutenant) March 25, 2017

"Hummel" engineered by Alkett (Altmärkische Kettenwerk GmbH), assembled 1944 by German Iron Works Duisburg, crew of 7, 12 cylinder Maybach HL 120, 220 kw (295 hp), 15 centimeter (150 mm) howitzer, 12 km cannon range; initially a stop gap howitzer, it was so successful that it was manufactured...read more

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Sink the Bismarck! is a 1960 British war film, shot in glorious black and white, based on the book Last Nine Days of the Bismarck by C. S. Forester. The story is told in no nonsense semi-documentary style. Sink the Bismarck! is, up...read more

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The "Lanc", as it was affectionately known, thus became one of the more famous and most successful of the Second World War night bombers. Lancasters flew 156,000 sorties and dropped 608,612 long tons (618,378 tonnes) of bombs between 1942 and 1945. Lancasters were the mainstay of British heavy...read more

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The last flyable B29 Bomber in the world, "Fifi", flies into Atlanta to go on display with other WWII aircraft as part of a historical aviation tour. Also on hand is the last remaining member of the Enola Gay, Major Dutch Van Kirk. Dozens of B-29s remain as static displays but only one example,...read more

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In July 1941, one month after the Nazi Germany has attacked Soviet State, there was an unusual exhibition on one of the Moscow squares - a  German Junkers Ju 88A-5. It was a scout plane that has got deep into Russian territory and was shot down by the Soviet...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 11, 2017

This film is a tribute to the Avro Lancaster as "the most powerful and efficient bomber in the world, and one of the most important war-winning weapons in the UN" made in 1942.

Full description.- Perfunctory coverage of production (no clear picture of processes,...read more

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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

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 Lieutenant) March 02, 2017

Work on the Sturer Emil began in as early as 1939, when the German army had need of an effective weapon against the reinforced Maginot Line. But by 1942, the situation had changed fundamentally: France had already fallen, and Germany was waging an entirely different war against the USSR. At the...read more

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 Lieutenant) 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

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 Lieutenant) February 19, 2017
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More than 75 years after, Hurricane Mk I Serial Number P2902 that crash-landed on the beaches of Dunkirk, which remained buried in the sand and covered in sea water until recovered by French enthusiasts in 1988, is now being restored to flying condition. ...read more

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