Tag: German

Shortly about “Night of Long Knives”

Shortly about “Night of Long Knives”

- 16/10/2020

“Night of the Long Knives” (German: Nacht der langen Messer) is a large-scale bloody massacre of Adolf Hitler and his entourage over objectionable party leaders ... Read More

StuG III 40 has been found with a dead crew! Exclusive! UPD Aug. 2020

StuG III 40 has been found with a dead crew! Exclusive! UPD Aug. 2020

- 25/08/2020

One of the most popular articles on our website is an article about how in 2002 a German StuG-III 40 ausf G (WWII) with tail ... Read More

Color photos of a German soldier in the winter of 1942 on the Leningrad front

Color photos of a German soldier in the winter of 1942 on the Leningrad front

- 31/07/2020

These special war photos in color are from the album of a soldier of the Wehrmacht's 207th Infantry Division, taken in the winter of 1942 ... Read More

Photos in color of anti-aircraft gunners of the Luftwaffe (+9 photos)

Photos in color of anti-aircraft gunners of the Luftwaffe (+9 photos)

- 30/07/2020

War photos in color from the album of a soldier of the 390th heavy battalion of 88mm guns from the 8th Luftwaffe anti-aircraft division. The ... Read More

Restoration of the German M35 helmet

Restoration of the German M35 helmet

- 29/07/2020

Below is shown a process of restoration of the German M35 helmet, once belonging to a Wehrmacht soldier. Restoration was done by user Leschiy (Smobattle ... Read More

MG 42 found on the battlefield

MG 42 found on the battlefield

- 25/07/2020

The legendary MG 42 machine gun, one of the most recognizable relics of the Second World War. Not many lovers of military managed to find ... Read More

MG 34 (Maschinengewehr 34) : First universal machine gun

MG 34 (Maschinengewehr 34) : First universal machine gun

- 21/07/2020

History of the MG-34 machine gun The defeat of the German Reich in the First World War led to the fact that, in accordance with ... Read More

All about the rare Nazi M42 Helmet (Stahlhelm M42)

All about the rare Nazi M42 Helmet (Stahlhelm M42)

- 13/07/2020

In this article we will talk about the most massive and at the same time the rarest helmet of Nazi Germany, one of the most ... Read More

Assault gun StuG-40 found in a swamp in 2002. Its condition in 2020

Assault gun StuG-40 found in a swamp in 2002. Its condition in 2020

- 01/06/2020

A very infrequent beast for Russian (and world) museums StuG-40 Abandoned Self-propelled gun StuG-40 Ausf.G (was found in the swamp). One of the first assault ... Read More

Mauser Tankgewehr M1918 anti-tank rifle

Mauser Tankgewehr M1918 anti-tank rifle

- 28/05/2020

In this article you will learn about the world's first anti-tank rifle - the Mauser Tankgewehr M1918, which was invented in Germany and actively used ... Read More

Hermann Höfke photos from occupied Kharkov in 1942 part 1

Hermann Höfke photos from occupied Kharkov in 1942 part 1

- 26/05/2020

Occupied Kharkov in the summer of 1942 in color photographs of German photographer Hermann Höfke.  October 25, 1941 Kharkov completely came under the control of ... Read More

Wound Badge WW1 (Verwundetenabzeichen)

Wound Badge WW1 (Verwundetenabzeichen)

- 17/05/2020

History of award Wound Badge WW1 Specs: The German Empire (1871-1918).Original German name Verwundetenabzeichen. Breastplate "For the wound" 3 degrees ("black wound"). Sign of William ... Read More

Luftwaffe aircraft Messerschmitt BF-109 in perfect condition found in 2003

Luftwaffe aircraft Messerschmitt BF-109 in perfect condition found in 2003

- 07/05/2020

This "Messerschmitt BF-109" aircraft was made in 1939. It flew in the French campaign and the Battle of Britain before flying mostly in the East. ... Read More

Minesweeper War Badge

Minesweeper War Badge

- 27/04/2020

Minesweeper War Badge History The Minesweeper War Badge or Minesweepers, Sub-Chasers and Escort-Vessel War Badge (German: Kriegsabzeichen für Minensuch-, U-Boot-Jagd- und Sicherungsverbände) was a World ... Read More

Iron Cross 1914 (Eisernes Kreuz 1914)

Iron Cross 1914 (Eisernes Kreuz 1914)

- 13/04/2020

The most recognizable German award The Iron Cross of 1914 (German Eisernen Kreuzes) is a Prussian military award. The Iron Cross was established by Frederick ... Read More