Erik Mustermann

Erik Mustermann

I have a passion for history and for filming historic places of interest around the world. My main interest is in WW2, the museums, vehicles, aircraft and places that have historically significance and enjoy continuing to tell the stories of past heroic actions and events.

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Articles by Erik Mustermann:

The Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) leads a formation during U.S. Pacific Fleet’s Unmanned Systems Integrated Battle Problem

The biggest research and development effort in the U.S. Navy is hypersonic missiles — weapons with projectiles that move faster than the speed of sound.…

Tilanqiao, a neighborhood in Shanghai, was, for a time, an oasis in a troubled land. The neighborhood, which became a ghetto under Japanese occupation, was…

split image of the Robinses and the boat

Gemma and Simon Robins of Wrexham bought a boat on eBay in January. Not just any boat, but the ML 1392 Medusa, which took part…

a pink tank was the star of the Czech weapons amnesty program

When police in the Czech Republic used a tank in their ad to promote weapons amnesty, they didn’t realize someone would take it so seriously.…

A forest overgrows disused WWII-era infrastructure near Wuerzburg, Germany.

Cleaning up after a war has occupied many governments and volunteer organizations across the world, from mine clearance in Vietnam to European bomb disposal squads.…

night vision

The U.S. Army’s Lancer Brigade (Second Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division) released footage of their new Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binoculars (ENVG-B). The goggles…

The U.S. Army teamed up with Sikorsky to successfully demonstrate an S-70 Black Hawk helicopter with autonomous flight technology. The demonstration opens up the possibility…

Army veteran Andrew Forte watches the opening ceremonies on a monitor. Frank "Wood" Buckles, the last American military World War I veteran to die, appears on the monitor.

Incredible as it may seem, up until now the 4.7 million American service personnel who served in World War One never had their own dedicated…

Charles Coolidge

The U.S. has lost its oldest Medal of Honor recipient. Charles Coolidge has passed away at the age of 99. He died April 6, 2021,…

Clayton Schenkelberg speaks to CBS 8 San Diego in 2015

Clayton Schenkelberg, thought to be the oldest living survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, passed away at the age of 103 on April 14,…

split image of Woody Harrelson and Felix Kersten

Woody Harrelson, the three-time Oscar nominee will star in the role of Felix Kersten in a film version of Joseph Kessel’s novel The Man With…

Religious objects helped identify the remains

As the Wehrmacht retreated in the face of the Soviet Red Army in Poland in 1944, the Polish population might have been forgiven for believing…