Category: MILITARY VEHICLES

Red Army Fights Their Own D-Day

Red Army

In June of 1944, the Red Army carried out what some have referred to as an alternate D-Day. The primary event, which is more commonly…

Watch: Nazi Germany’s Heavy Tank: Panzer VIII Maus

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…

WW2 German Ace Stumbled Across a Crippled B-17 and Escorted It Home

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,…

Liberty Park museum Overloon, Netherlands

Imagine a battlefield that has been cleared of explosives and then opened to the public. This is how the Liberty Park was founded in 1945,…

M201/MB Differences Final Part

Well known 8th USAAF historian and mv enthusiast, Steve A. Carr, has many of the answers in the last of this four part series of…

M201/MB Differences Part 3

Well known 8th USAAF historian and mv enthusiast, Steve A. Carr, has many of the answers in part three this four part series of articles…

I have seen the light!

Despite the image of Boy scouts in baggy shorts and funny hats, or 1950’s happy campers, Hurricane and pressure Paraffin (Kerosene) lamps do have a…

Flying really REALLY low! The beat up buzz men.

This video shows several low passes by a B-17 at RAF Bovingdon in England; it’s a capture from the movie “The War Lover.” The War…

EXCLUSIVE: Wheatcroft Collections Tripple goes for a swim

As our subscribers will know War History Online have teamed up with the Wheatcroft Collection to enable us to bring you all the lastest news,…

Bumper Markings

Keith

This article is going to be focused on more specific and specialised units and their respective markings; for example it will look at the Medical…

M201/MB Differences Part 2

M201/MB Differences Well known 8th USAAF historian and mv enthusiast, Steve A. Carr, has many of the answers in part two of this four part…

Dodge – Flying Control Conversion

Flying Control Conversion Well known 8th USAAF historian and mv enthusiast, Steve A. Carr, likes to do something different and in this article Steve converts…