US long-range bombers of WW2 Consolidated Vultee Model 32 B-24 Liberator Type: Heavy long-range strategic bombers. History: With production totalling 18,482 units, the B-24 Liberator was … learn more
High-altitude bomber from Boeing Boeing B-17 Fortress Type: High-altitude strategic bomber. History: In May 1934 the US Army Air Corps issued a specification for a multi-engined … learn more
British machine carbine Marks 1-5 Sten gun, machine carbine Marks 1-5 Type: sub-machine gun History In the summer of 1940 the British Government began to look … learn more
War Diary for Tuesday, November 21, 1939: Sea War Atlantic: German battlecruisers Gneisenau and Scharnhorst despatched into North Atlantic. Mine victims off British East Coast include … learn more
War Diary for Tuesday, November 21, 1944: Sea War Pacific: Japanese Battleship Kongo sunk by US submarine Sealion II, near Formosa. Air War Germany: 247 RAF … learn more
War Diary for Monday, November 20, 1939: Sea War German seaplanes begin dropping the new magnetic mines in British East Coast shipping lanes (night 20-21).
War Diary for Monday, November 20, 1944: Western Front Tanks of French 1st Army drive through Belfort Gap and reach upper Rhine. Sea War Pacific: Kaiten … learn more
War Diary for Sunday, November 19, 1939: Occupied countries Poland: Germans erect barricades round Jewish quarter of Warsaw.
War Diary for Sunday, November 19, 1944: Western Front British and US troops capture Geilenkirchen, north of Aachen. Occupied countries Albania: Hodja’s Partisans liberate Tirana. Home … learn more
War Diary for Saturday, November 18, 1939: Sea War Atlantic: Four merchant ships sunk by magnetic mines off British East Coast. 86 passengers killed on Dutch … learn more
War Diary for Saturday, November 18, 1944: Air War Germany: 291 RAF bombers attacking Münster and dropping 1,694 t of bombs. Home Fronts USA: Cost of … learn more