Category: WORLD WAR II

Yak 3 fighters

The Soviet Yak fighter (Yakovlev Yak-3) was a Soviet dog-fighter that was used in World War 2. This was a robust craft, and its maintenance…

The Ace Fighter cult came to prominence during the First World War, which was the first conflict that utilized the use of aircraft in a…

Maj. Richard Winters’ notes from his last visit to Bastogne BASTOGNE – Take it Easy! Inspired by Dr. Stephen Ambrose’s bestselling book and the successful…

German MP40 submachine gun

The MP40 submachine gun was made to use with the 9x19mm Parabellum cartridge. This submachine gun was developed in Germany by the Nazis and the…

A young man reading one of the magazines like Boy’s Life or Popular Science in the 40s or 50s might have come across an exciting…

Over the years there have been many rumours about whether or not the Nazis had nuclear capabilities that they could put to use in WWII.…

The First Fighter Planes  When the First World War began, the airplane was still a new invention. Its potential as a military vehicle had not…

The Sturmtiger (‘Assault Tiger’) was an assault gun used by the Germans during World War II. It was built to support troops fighting in towns…

The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was apocalyptically awful. 70 years ago today, an estimated 90,000 people were immediately killed when Little Boy detonated 1,950ft…

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…

John Robert Fox was an American soldier who was killed in action when he deliberately called artillery fire on his own position after his position…

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I. Born as Omar Nelson Bradley but referred to as “Brad”, he was born on February 12, 1893, in Randolph County, which is in rural…