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08/09/2020
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The M1150 Assault Breacher Vehicle

M1150 Assault Breacher Vehicle live fires mine clearing line charges (MICLIC) to sweep battlefields of improvised explosive devices.

08/09/2020
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The Lockheed AC-130 Close Air Support Aircraft

The Lockheed AC-130 is a heavily armed, long-endurance, ground-attack variant of the C-130 Hercules transport, fixed-wing aircraft.

08/08/2020
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STRYKER ARMORED VEHICLE

The Stryker armored vehicle is a family of eight-wheeled armored fighting vehicles derived from the Canadian LAV III used by the U.S. Army.

The range was 400-450 km, and the maximum speed reached 45 km/h on the highway and 25 km/h on rough terrain. Both GAZ-20...
08/08/2020
Floating Like a Butterfly, Stinging Like a Bee? - Soviet T-70 Tank of WWII in 20 Photos

The range was 400-450 km, and the maximum speed reached 45 km/h on the highway and 25 km/h on rough terrain. Both GAZ-202 automobile engines provided the T-70 with a total output of 140 hp.

The Soviet T-70 tank was a product of the modernization of its predecessor, the light tank T-60. Works on the creation and improvement of the T-70 tank

08/08/2020
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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor.

It was considered one of the best tanks ever made, by both the men who made it and the men who fought against it
08/08/2020
A Formidable Foe: German Panther Tank

It was considered one of the best tanks ever made, by both the men who made it and the men who fought against it

  The German Panther tank used in World War II was easily one of the most dreaded machines the Allies encountered on the European battlefields. It

08/08/2020
The Vintage News

Autobiography of a Jeep (1943)

Autobiography of a Jeep (1943)

The designing of the Jeep to meet military needs of being compact, light weight and maneuverable over rough terrain.

08/08/2020
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The M777 Howitzer 155mm

The M777 howitzer is a towed 155 mm artillery piece manufactured by BAE Systems' Global Combat Systems division and used by the U.S. Marines Corp and U.S. Army.

08/08/2020
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Divers Use WW2 Equipment To Return A Crew Member To USS Arizona

Divers used WW2 equipment to return crew member Lauren Bruner to USS Arizona, a survivor of Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941 in a ceremony at the USS Arizona Memorial on Oahu, Hawaii, Dec. 7.

Paul Woodadge the leading Normandy battlefield guide says it is time for a change. Along with General Patton's granddaug...
08/08/2020
Reenactors in Normandy: A Pleasure or a Pain? Time to Raise Their Game?

Paul Woodadge the leading Normandy battlefield guide says it is time for a change. Along with General Patton's granddaughter - they have a plan.

Every year, thousands of re-enactors from all over the world descend on Normandy for the first week of June. They fill up campsites and town squares, and

161 individuals, all belonging to the US Army, were trialed and executed for their crimes during that war.War crimes dur...
08/08/2020
The 96 American Soldiers Buried In Unmarked Graves In France For Their Crimes Against Local Civilians And Fellow Soldiers

161 individuals, all belonging to the US Army, were trialed and executed for their crimes during that war.
War crimes during WWII were often perpetrated by the Axis countries, such as Germany and Japan, but there were also some convictions concerning offenses

War crimes during WWII were often perpetrated by the Axis countries, such as Germany and Japan, but there were also some convictions concerning offenses

08/08/2020
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STRYKER ARMORED VEHICLE

The Stryker armored vehicle is a family of eight-wheeled armored fighting vehicles derived from the Canadian LAV III used by the U.S. Army.

All that was missing was James Bond - in the middle of the night, the trucks, escorted by police and helicopters, arrive...
08/08/2020
Poland's WW2 $5bn of Gold Returned From London in Top-Secret Mission

All that was missing was James Bond - in the middle of the night, the trucks, escorted by police and helicopters, arrived at the London airport.

Poland was given back approximately 100 tons of gold from three nations -- the U.K., Canada and America -- that had been holding the bars since the Second

08/08/2020
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The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

The A-10 'warthog' doing what it does best - Being an A-10. Brrrrrtttt.

Gangs of deserters were extremely violent, were heavily armed with stolen weapons, and had an appetite for young girls. ...
08/08/2020
WWII deserters the US Army tried to hide: the 2013 book revealed how gangs of AWOL GIs terrorized Paris with a reign of mob-style violence

Gangs of deserters were extremely violent, were heavily armed with stolen weapons, and had an appetite for young girls. Evidence of these crimes can still be traced by looking at the reported cases investigated by American forces.

The book The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II, by Charles Glass, tells an interesting WWII story that not many have heard – the story of the

08/07/2020
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Fully Restored Panther Tank - Startup

Unique footage of a fully restored WW2 German Panther tank that was used in battle during WW2. Special thanks to Axis track services and the Australian Armour & Artillery Museum.

08/07/2020
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Boeing B-29 Superfortress Radar Operator

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress use of radar on a mission over Japan.

08/07/2020
Battle of The Tennis Court: They Dragged a Tank up a Sheer Face of a Hill

Once the rat infested and fly ridden area of commissioner’s bungalow was cleared by the Dorset Regiment where hundreds of half buried bodies were left exposed after numerous shell explosions had pummelled the site.

A new display at the Dorset Regiment Military Museum in the UK is dedicated to a battle that turned the tide for the British and Indian Armies fighting

08/07/2020
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Loading M1A1 Abrams Tank onto C-17 Globemaster III

Airmen assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron preparing, securing and transporting a U.S.M.C. M1A1 Abrams tank to Afghanistan aboard a C-17 Globemaster III.

Here are the numbers that tell you everything you need to know about D-Day
08/07/2020
The Massive D-Day Landings - Normandy, June 1944

Here are the numbers that tell you everything you need to know about D-Day

Here are the numbers that tell you everything you need to know about D-Day. There were Two Mulberry Harbours: A raid on Dieppe had taught the British that

Unfortunately for the Germans, their magnificent tanks ran into a stubborn defense around Lanzareth from American soldie...
08/07/2020
How the Unbeatable German Tank Ended Up on Display in Belgium

Unfortunately for the Germans, their magnificent tanks ran into a stubborn defense around Lanzareth from American soldiers

The Germans were retreating on every front. They hadn’t had a real success against the Russians in years, and their last offensive at Kursk had been

The main armament of the Pz.III in modifications A-G was the 3.7 cm Rheinmetall-Borsig KwK L/45 cannon.
08/07/2020
In Depth Look at the German Panzer III

The main armament of the Pz.III in modifications A-G was the 3.7 cm Rheinmetall-Borsig KwK L/45 cannon.

The Wehrmacht from the first day of World War II used the Panzerkampfwagen III (or Pz.III) tank. It was used as part of Wehrmacht divisions until the

Hitler reportedly disliked the nickname as he thought it unsuitable for such a powerful weapon packing so much firepower...
08/07/2020
King of the Battlefield: 26 Pictures of The Hummel Self-Propelled Artillery

Hitler reportedly disliked the nickname as he thought it unsuitable for such a powerful weapon packing so much firepower. But as often happens, the name stuck, despite Führer’s wishes.

Artillery has been called the "King of the Battlefield". After the initial success of the German offensive against the Soviet Union in 1941, the Wehrmacht

Hats off to Mr. Price. Real hero!He survived the war, died in 1989 from a kidney infection at age 52.
08/07/2020
Big Percy Price - The Marine That 'Beat Up' Muhammad Ali

Hats off to Mr. Price. Real hero!
He survived the war, died in 1989 from a kidney infection at age 52.

Semper Fidelis! United States Marines know best what it means to be “Always Faithful” and to put service to country above anything else. Only those who

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This is part of a collection of photos taken by my grandfather as a medic in Army Group North WW!!. Not many tanks and he didn't take battle pictures. (These pictures have not seen the light of day in over 50 years)
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Anyone up for a podcast about tanks?
https://youtu.be/8UYj83hdT3c LTTB 85mm Light tank
I have started a new History group where people can share videos/ photos about History from around the world! Thank you! :) https://www.facebook.com/groups/265724534489599
https://youtu.be/lKa2m3tRpvg The MT-25 in battle
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