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The German airfield Schönwalde was built in 1934 by the German Ministry of Aviation as a base for the German Air Force. They did this at…

War History online proudly presents this Guest Piece from Jeremy P. Ämick, who is a military historian and writes on behalf of the Silver Star…

Armored trains are a relic of the past by today’s standards but in the late 19th and early 20th century, these big steel-plated locomotives besieged…

The 75 millimeter Pak 40 anti-tank gun was a German anti-tank gun developed during WWII from 1939-1941. PAK is the abbreviation for “Panzerabwehrkanone.” Initially, the…

Imagine yourself a modern day soldier, you are in Iraq fighting insurgents when all of a sudden you are faced with tanks that seem to…

Imagine yourself a modern day soldier, you are in Iraq fighting insurgents when all of a sudden you are faced with tanks that seem to…

The Battle for Hamburger Hill left such a big mark on the American psyche that it has appeared in films, documentary series, video games and…

Imagine yourself a modern day soldier, you are in Iraq fighting insurgents when all of a sudden you are faced with tanks that seem to…

In late 1944 the Germans completed the first Panzerkampfwagen VIII Maus, the heaviest fully enclosed armored fighting vehicle ever to see the light of day. The…

The only Lockheed P-38 Lightning that was flyable in Europe was completely destroyed when it crashed at Duxford Airfield near Cambridge, England. The crash occurred…

Let’s take a look at the top 10 WWII Infantry Rifles of WWII, both Allied and Axis. M1 Garand The M1 Garand was the standard…

Truly touching moments of humanity, ethics and morals are rather rare in warfare. The Christmas Truce of WWI was an excellent example of such humanity,…