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Category Archives: Britain
Malta An epic 29 month siege of the strategic island of Malta was a central part of the Mediterranean Campaign. Like the Battle of Britain, the Spitfire became the Allies’ iconic image of that fight.
An excellent British tank of the later War years, the Cromwell is perhaps less well known than much hardware of the Western Europe Campaign. Let’s take a look at a very useful design.
This ubiquitous vehicle accompanied the British Army everywhere from 1941 to the end of World War II. Let’s take a look at another of the important but often overlooked pieces of Wartime hardware.
A reasonably successful effort to bring anti-tank capability to the Desert Air Force. Let’s take a look at a late model Hurricane.
This brand new, state-of-the-art-the-art fast bomber made quite the splash in 1937. By the time War came it didn’t seem so blazing fast, but it still capable when well supported. Let’s take a look at one of those weapons that … Continue reading
The most effective version of Sherman against German heavy armor was a British modification. Let’s take a look at the Firefly.
Its time once again for a look at the scintillating world of airport service vehicles. Let’s take a look at an early-War fuel truck that served a critical need at a desperate time.
Supermarine’s famous Spitfire is best known as a fighter, yet from early in the War it also served as a reconnaissance platform. So let’s look at a late War example of a photo-recon bird.
Improving protection from air attack for armored formations proved to be a major concern for every combatant during World War II. Let’s look at a British response to that concern.
A famous and well regarded type both during the War and after, the Mosquito filled a wide variety of roles. Let’s take a look at a pure bomber variant.