Cruiser Aurora

Russian Pallada class protected cruisers (Pallada, Diana, Aurora). History, development, service, specifications, pictures and model. Pallada class (Pallada, Diana, Aurora) Type: Protected cruisers. History: The Pallada class were three-funnelled cruisers having a fore­castle deck so far as the mainmast. The… learn more

Mortier de 370 Filloux

French 370-mm heavy mortar rains high explosives

French heavy 370-mm howitzer Mortier de 370 Filloux. History, development, service, specification, and pictures. History The Mortier de 370 Filloux had its ori­gins in a specification regarding a coastal artil­lery gun able to produce plunging shells in order to cut… learn more

F.E.2

British two-seater fighter Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and model. Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2b and F.E.2d Type: two-seater fighter (later night-bomber). History: Had it been achievable to have the F.E.2b to come sooner into action, it… learn more

St Chamond assault tank

St Chamond tanks

French Char d’Aussaut St Chamond. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Char d’Aussaut St Chamond Type: Assault tank. History: The introduction of the Schneider tank had by-passed the ordinary French military supply paths, which made upset several of… learn more

Big Bertha

M-Gerät ‘Big Bertha’. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and model. Kurze Marinekanone 14 L/12 (M-Gerät) ‘Big Bertha’ Type: super-heavy howitzer. History: The Schlieffen Plan which was designed to obtain the German defeat of France, by wheeling armies via Belgium to… learn more

Mauser rifle 1898

German army's Gewehr 1898.

German infantry rifle Mauser Gewehr 1898 History, development, service, specifications, pictures and model. Mauser Gewehr 1898 Type: Infantry Rifle. History: The initial Mauser rifle accepted for German military service was the Mauser Modell 1888. This utilized a Mauser bolt-action which… learn more

Martinsyde G.100 Elephant

British long-range escort fighter Martinsyde G.100 and G.102 ‘Elephant’. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and model. Martinsyde G.100 and G.102 Elephant Type: single-seat long-range escort fighter (later ground-attack and bomber aircraft). History: Developed by A. A. Fletcher of Martinsyde Limited… learn more

Schneider Tank

Schneider tank

French Schneider assault tank Char d’Assaut (CA). History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Char d’Assaut Schneider Type: Assault tank. History: The idea of the Char d’Assaut Schneider (or Schneider CA) had been de­veloped under the aegis of General… learn more

B.E.2

British reconnaissance, bomber, night-fighter and training aircraft Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2. Type: two-seat reconnaissance and bomber aircraft. History: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2, B.E.2a und B.E.2b The initial B.E.… learn more

Tank Mk I

British heavy Infantry Tank Mark I, first tank in history. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Tank Mk I Type: Heavy Infantry Tank. History: The thought of the armoured ‘landship’ had been quite nicely well-known in fiction prior… learn more

Canon de 75 mle 1897

French field gun Canon de 75 mle 1897 (soixante-quinze). History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. History: Canon de 75 mle 1897 Type: field gun. The demand to becoming probably the most legendary guns in recent history could be… learn more

Caudron G

French Caudron G series of two-seater reconnaissance bombers. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and model. Caudron G.III, G.IV and G.VI Type: two-seat reconnaissance bomber and training aircraft. History: The majority of nacelle-and-tailboom aero­planes of 1914-19 had been pusher bi­planes; the… learn more