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Category Archives: Germany
The Me262 was the only jet that approached wide spread service during World War II. After the jump, a brief look at this pioneering jet.
The most common images of Germany’s famous Messerschmitt fighter are of the well refined “E” or “G” models during World War II. But earlier versions of the fighter saw combat too, and the decision to use the type fighting for … Continue reading
Blitzkreig was a new and shocking type of warfare practiced by the Germans at the start of World War Two. This light tank was the most numerous of the German made vehicles serving in the Wermacht at that time. Yet … Continue reading
The German aviation industry was very advanced. But they were also desperate. So late in World War Two they pushed a number of desperation projects aggressively. After the jump, I’ll take a quick look at an attempt at something revolutionary… … Continue reading
The final expression of the heavy fighter concept, the Me410 both proved the strength of the concept and demonstrated its ultimate weakness. After the jump a look a plane that was both deadly and vulnerable.
As the war in the East unfolded, the Luftwaffe found the need for more specialized, and more capable ground attack aircraft. Especially as the Stuka was proving more vulnerable to Soviet fighters. After the jump, a look at a mid-war … Continue reading