Bombing accuracy

B-24 bombing Ploesti

Bombing accuracy of B-17 and B-24 groups in Europe. Bombing accuracy: With less than 50 per-cent cloud coverage an average B-17 Fortress Group could be expected to place 32.4% of its bombs within 1000 feet of the aiming point when… learn more

Hawker Sea Fury

Hawker Sea Fury

British Naval fighter-bomber Sea Fury. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Hawker Sea Fury Type: British carrier-based fighter-bomber. History The Hawker Sea Fury, the last British fighter aircraft with a piston engine, looks like a Hawker Tempest II.… learn more

Springfield M1903

3d model of Springfield rifle.

US Rifle cal. 30, Springfield M1903 History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, and 3D model. Springfield M1903, US rifle cal .30 Type: Infantry rifle. History: Although the M1 Garand was the standard rifle of the US Army during WW2 ,… learn more

Stuka

Snow camouflaged Junkers Ju 87 B dive bomber

Stuka, German diver-bomber Junkers Ju 87 History, development, service and dive-bombing tactics, specifications, pictures and 3D model (Part I). Junkers Ju 87 Stuka Type: Two-seat German dive-bomber. History of the Stuka Ever since the end of World War One, the… learn more

Ju 87

3d model of Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka (Trop)

Junkers Ju 87 dive-bomber Service performance, pictures, 3D model and video (Part II). back to Part I: History and specifications of the Stuka Animated 3D model of Ju 87B Stuka (Western Desert) Service performance of Ju 87 The Junkers Ju… learn more

Dive bombing tactics

Dive attack of a Stuka

Dive bombing tactics using the example of Stuka. back to Part I: German Ju 87 Junkers dive-bomber Following the tactics employed with the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka are described in detail; the dive-bombing methods used by the twin­-engined Junkers Ju… learn more

Avro Lancaster

3d model Avro Lancaster

Avro Lancaster bomber. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Avro Lancaster Type: British heavy bomber. History: Unquestionably one of the leading significance aircrafts of WW2, as well as one of the finest planes of aviation history, the Avro… learn more

Lancaster bomber Special Mk II

3d model Lancaster Mk II

Avro Lancaster Mk II and Special, the heaviest bombers in the European theatre of war, in action during WW2. History, service performance, pictures, 3D model, video. back to Part I: Avro Lancaster Bomber (and all specifications) 3D Model Lancaster Bomber… learn more

Do 335 Arrow

3D model Do 335

Dornier Do 335 ‘Pfeil’ (Arrow) fighter-bomber of the Luftwaffe. Dornier Do 335 Arrow (Pfeil) Type: German fighter-bomber, long-range fighter, heavy fighter, zerstörer (destroyer), night fighter, reconnaissance plane. History: In 1937, Dornier received a basic patent on an aircraft, with two… learn more

FG-42

FG-42

German Parachute Troops Automatic Assault rifle FG-42 (Fallschirmjagergewehr 42; FjG42). FG-42 (Fallschirmjagergewehr 42, FjG42) Type: Automatic assault rifle. History: When the MP43 development began, the German Parachute Troops took an interest in it, since they felt that a selective-fire weapon… learn more

Fallschirmjaegergewehr 42

3D model of FG42

German Fallschirmjaegergewehr 42 (FG-42, FjG42) Part II. back to Part I: FG 42 (Fallschirmjaegergewehr 42) Animated 3D model of Fallschirmjaegergewehr 42 Manufacture and service of the Fallschirmjaegergewehr 42 For the Fallschirmjaegergewehr 42 (parachute gun 42) most of the parts were… learn more

PPSh

Original WW2 Russian PPSh-1941G sub-machine gun.

Russian sub-machine gun PPSh-1941G of the Red Army in WW2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. PPSh-1941G Type: Sub-machine gun. History: The Russians collected their first experiences with sub-machine guns during the Spanish Civil War. Since the mid-twenties… learn more

PPS-41 Shpagin

3d model of PPSh 41

Russian sub-machine gun PPS-41 Shpagin (Part II). Production, service, pictures, 3D model and video. back to PART I of PPS-41 Animated 3d model PPS-41 Shpagin PPS-41 Shpagin production and service The Russian PPS-41 (or PPSh-41, PPSh-41G) sub-machine gun used stamped… learn more

Russian vs German tanks in WW II

T-34 tanks near Odessa 1944

Comparison of strengths, losses and production of Russian and German tanks (Part I) Undoubtedly, it was a long way for the T-34 that the Red Army could ultimately win WW2. However, the price was enormous, as about 44,000 T-34 tanks… learn more

Production and losses of tanks

Knocked-out Russian T-34

Production and losses of tanks on the Russian Front 1941-1945. back to Part I: Russian vs German AFVs in WW II If the Western Allies would not take into consideration, and the Russians had not received the 11,900 armored vehicles… learn more

MG42

3D model MG42

German machine gun MG42 History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. MG42 Type: light or heavy machine gun History: When the production of MG34 models was obviously insufficient for the German Army’s needs, a new design of… learn more

Mauser Karabiner 98K

3D model of Mauser 98K

German standard infantry rifle Mauser Karabiner 98K History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. Karabiner 98k (Kar 98k) Type: Infantry rifle History The Mauser 98K was the last of the long line of Mauser rifles used by… learn more

MP44, StuG44, StG-44, MP43, Sturmgewehr 44

3d model of MP 44

German assault rifle Sturmgewehr 44 (StuG44, StG-44, MP43 or MP44) History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. MP43, MP44, StuG44, StG-44, Sturmgewehr 44 or ‘vollautomatischer Karabiner Md 44’ (full-automatic carbine) Type: Automatic assault rifle. History: During the… learn more

King Tiger tank

King Tiger in Panzermuseum Munster

King Tiger – German heavy battle tank Panzer VI Tiger II History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausf. B. (SdKfz 182) Type: German heavy tank. History No earlier was the Tiger tank being produced… learn more

Panzer VI Ausf B (part II)

3d model King Tiger

German heavy battle tank Panzer VI Ausf B Tiger II (part II) Production, service, specifications, statistics and 3D model. to Part I of Kingtiger tank Animated 3D model King Tiger tank Production Manufacturing of the Tiger II, or Panzerkampfwagen VI… learn more