Heavily-modified “Super Shermans” even saw combat with the Israeli Defense Force during the Six Day War in 1967 and the Yom Kippur War in 1973.
The M-4 Sherman was the workhorse medium tank of the U.S.… Read Full Article
For its part, the M-4 was good in 1942, adequate in 1943 and totally outclassed by 1944. Unfortunately for American tankers, the war lasted until 1945.
American tanks in World War II were generally inferior to their German counterparts.… Read Full Article
At the time, Hitler was in a secret relationship with a woman named Eva Braun. The pair’s relationships was kept secret until it was discovered that the two committed suicide together in Hitler’s bunker at the end of World War II.… Read Full Article
At the mention of the letters “SS,” an image springs to mind of ruthless German troops, the epitome of the Nazi/Aryan ideal: tall, strong, blond-haired, and blue-eyed, enthusiastically ready to fight and die for Germany and their beloved Führer, Adolf Hitler.… Read Full Article
The Ho 229 might have been a formidable adversary over the skies of World War II, but in truth the plane was far from ready for mass production by the war’s end.
Flying wing designs were not an entirely new idea and had been used before in both gliders and powered aircraft.… Read Full Article
A new study destroys the myth once and for all.