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The Marder II and III were two German tank destroyers based on the Panzer II and Panzer 38(t) chassis, respectively. There were two versions for each, the first mounted modified captured Soviet 7.62 cm F-22 Model 1936 field guns firing German ammunition, while the...read more

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 Teniente) November 03, 2016

Rare footage of a World War Two German ME-262 prototype aircraft conduct a take-off. The Messerschmitt Me 262 'Schwalbe' was the world's first operational jet-powered fighter aircraft. Design work started before World War II began, but engine problems prevented the aircraft from attaining...read more

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 Teniente) November 02, 2016

Here's a look at the game's components. Following on the success of No Retreat! Where the Russian Front of World War II beckons, and then taking the action to the African Front, and then the French Front, game designer Carl Paradis presents the fourth chapter in this...read more

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 HQ Batallón) November 02, 2016
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Since the epic Band of Brothers miniseries debuted in 2001, there has been a seemingly never-ending supply of published unit histories and personal reminiscences of troopers who served with the 101st Airborne Division. One might ask if the late Donald Rich’s memoirs, while noteworthy, warranted...read more

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Nicely done, that merlin sounded mighty happy to be running again! This Spitfire MK XVI rolled out of the hangar for its first engine run in 17 years! It happened on 16 January 2015. They had been flying it after they opened Fantasy of Flight (the world’s largest private collection of vintage...read more

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 Teniente) November 01, 2016

The Me 262, however, had moderate success against the B-17 late in the war. With its usual nose-mounted armament of four MK 108 cannons, and with some examples later equipped with the R4M rocket, launched from underwing racks, it could fire from outside the range of the bombers' .50 in (12.7 mm...read more

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 Teniente) October 29, 2016

The Panzerwerfer 42 auf Maultier, a German Half-track multiple rocket launcher, weighed 7.1 tonnes, was six meters long, two meters wide, and nearly three meters high. It was capable of reaching speeds of up to 40 km/h. One of these half tracked vehicles generally carried a Nebelwerfer 41...read more

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Objective, Burma! begins with US general Joseph Stilwell planning the invasion of Burma. "Here's where we start paying back the Japs," he growls, chewing on a cigarette in a dainty holder. Objective, Burma!...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 25, 2016

USS Alabama (BB-60), a South Dakota-class battleship, was the sixth ship of the United States Navy named after the US state of Alabama. She was commissioned in 1942 and served in World War II in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. Alabama accumulated nine U.S. Navy battle stars for her World War...read more

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A fully operational M4 enigma machine, one of the rarest and most complicated of all the enigma machines (encryption devices) used by the Nazis during the Second World War, in fine condition, has sold for a record-breaking $365,000. This encryption...read more

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