Category: WORLD WAR II

We present you the top 5 strangest photos from World War II, with their stories! We will take a look at beer bombing Spitfires that…

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…

The U-1206 was commissioned on March 16, 1944 and a type 7C U-boat. This type U-Boat was equipped with a new type of toilet designed…

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…

Kurt Knispel is considered to be the world’s greatest tank ace. The German war hero had 168 confirmed and 195 unconfirmed kills in World War…

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…

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,…

SO FAR IN our news we’ve resisted writing about D-Day Airborne relics largely as they seem to be well covered everywhere else. We’ve all seen…