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Category Archives: Germany
An odd, improvised weapon that had serious anti-tank ability. Let’s take a look at a sort of quasi-Tiger.
At this site we’ve mostly looked at weapons and weapon systems of the Second World War. But every now and then its fun to look at the more mundane, yet essential machines every military had in substantial numbers. So let’s … Continue reading
Messerschmitt’s Bf 109 was one of a handful of types that was in service from the first day of World War II to VE Day. No doubt it developed a great deal over that period. Let’s take a look at … Continue reading
Some AFVs look like something right out of Looney Toons, perhaps none more so than the German Sturmtiger. Let’s take a look at an armored monster.
Something has to be the smallest model in my collection. As of today, there’s no doubt what it is. Let’s take a look at motorbike in the German Army.
Another of World War II’s “iconic” types, the He 111 became a symbol of irresistible Nazi air power in the opening months of the War. That lasted for about a year, until the invulnerability myth was shattered in the skies … Continue reading
The German Wehrmacht remains a source of fascination to many history buffs, especially the array of interesting and imposing armored fighting vehicles. Yet Germany’s most produced AFV was the comparatively small StuG III. Let’s look at the most produced variant … Continue reading
In in the later years of World War II the Wehrmacht found they could no longer count on air superiority on any battlefield. So a weapon was needed that could provide effective ground based fire, to keep those pesky jabos away…
Many different light vehicles saw service in the armed forces of World War II. Let’s take a quick look at one fairly unremarkable example from the Wehrmacht. (gee, you think this might be a short post?!)
One of the better known fighter types of World War II, the Fw190 is often associated with the epic battles over the Reich between the Luftwaffe and US 8th Air Force. Let’s look at one veteran of that campaign.