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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…

Elephants are generally peaceful and majestic creatures but throughout history, their size and power were used with devastating results on the battlefield. With the adoption…

WWII Super Submarine

Although they first came to prominence during the First World War, the early U-boats and submarines have subsequently been perfected and improved upon throughout the…

During my multiple expeditions since 1990 in search of the legendary Gooney Bird, I ran into many DC-3 derelicts, C-47 wrecks, abandoned Dakotas and fortunately,…

Erwin Rommel was, for a time, Hitler’s favorite general. After his success in 1940, as the commander of a Panzer division, Rommel was appointed to…

Military bases and installations, built to last only a few years or to support a 1000-year Reich have been left abandoned across the globe. Some…

If you ask any combat infantryman, you will hear that there are men who make their life easy in garrison and men who make their…

During the Battle of Britain, it is estimated that the Royal Air Force shot down 1887 German planes. Some planes crashed nose-first into the ground…

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…

As the beginning of the war swept over Europe, with lightening speed, Hitler felt invincible, at least for the first two years of the war.…

Anyone who pays a visit to Manila Bay will not easily forget the enchanting sight of the ruined concrete fort that looks as if it…

The German city of Cologne was bombed in 262 separate air raids by the Allies during World War II, including 31 times by the Royal…