Author: Joris Nieuwint

I’m a writer for War History Online.

Website: http://www.warhistoryonline.com

Twitter: @joris1944

Articles by Joris Nieuwint:

The Tiger Tank was without a doubt the tank which was most feared by the Allied forces during the Second World War. The thing that…

Aircraft carriers are enormously important. They serve as mobile bases for warplanes at sea. They have flight decks for planes to take off and land.…

At the beginning of 1945, it was clear to the military and most Nazi leaders that Germany would be defeated. In January the Allies, having…

General Tylor’s diplomatic and language skills resulted in his secret mission to Rome to coordinate an 82nd Airborne para drop with Italian forces. General Dwight…

The Atlantic Wall was an extensive system of coastal defence and fortifications built by Nazi Germany between 1942 and 1944 along the coast of continental…

The Lockheed U-2 and SR-71 ‘Blackbird’ are two planes about which there is not a lot known. Here we will learn some facts about them.…

No, it’s not the Maus, the massive German Tank which was a lot heavier and slightly bigger but that never went beyond the prototype state…

During the last months of the first world war, the Royal Navy built the M-Class submarines. These submarines were diesel-electric and had a feature that…

This story has been told in many ways, where locations of where the airfield was and how it was bombed being different but the gist…

In 1983, on the 1st May, in the middle of an air combat session by the Israeli Air Force taking place in the Negev, an…

Soviet women played a major role in World War II  on the Eastern Front. While most women worked in the industry, agriculture, transport, and other…

The United States Navy, during World War 2, decided to create a temporary forward base utilizing service stations; these stations meant the United States Navy…