Category: WORLD WAR II

The Rolls-Royce Merlin engine was arguably the most important engine of WW2. It had an ability to produce war-winning designs of almost anything it powered,…

Biggin Hill announce exciting plans for bringing iconic Spitfire planes back to life. Their website reports on Spitfire IX MA764, built in 1943 and currently…

This atmospheric audio clip takes you on a ride inside an Avro Lancaster B.Mk, I (ED586: EM-F), named F for Freddie, on a bombing mission…

During the war Allied bombs were designed to carry as much explosive filling as possible, to maximize the potential damage they could cause and the…

The submarine pens built in WWII were some of the biggest concrete construction works of the war, and some of toughest targets throughout all of…

The Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Offensive, was Germany’s last ditch attempt at mounting a full scale attack on the Western…

As mans first powered flight only took place on December 17th 1903, by the Wright Brothers in North Carolina, airfields prior to WWI were few…

A heavily fortified military structure is generally referred to as a bunker. Bunkers have been used throughout history as a means to protect occupants or…

In the early 20th century, the dreadnoughts ruled the seas. These ships were next generation, powerful battleships that instantly made anything prior obsolete. The concept…

The Treaty of Versailles, which limited Germany’s military production and strength, made no specific mention of armored cars, allowing Germany to design them at will.…

History’s most famous and arguably most important air battle was the Battle of Britain, where the outnumbered RAF fought against a formidable enemy attempting to…

It is said that history belongs to the victors. In the example of World War II, obviously the victors were the Allied forces of Great…