Maresal Tank Destroyer – the project that could’ve changed the course of WWII, Infographic

Maresal Tank Destroyer - the project that could've changed the course of WWII, Infographic

Introduction The Maresal Tank Destroyer represented Romania’s greatest ambition in developing and building its own modern light tank destroyer in WWII, capable of standing against the Soviet tanks.Since the start of WWII, the Romanian Army suffered from a chronic lack of anti-tank means. Most of its tank forces were of French or Czech origins. After … Read more

The Panzerfaust, Hitler’s Tank Fist: Wunderwaffe or not?

The Panzerfaust, Hitler's Tank Fist Wunderwaffe or not

The Panzerfaust(literally Tank fist) represented one of the most iconic and prolific German infantry anti-tank weapons of WW2. It gave the possibility for the Wehrmacht troops to deal with the assault of heavy tanks much more efficiently.  It seems that today, in some history books about World War II, it is common to describe the … Read more

50 interesting facts about Operation Barbarossa you probably didn’t know

50 interesting facts about Operation Barbarossa you probably didn't know

Operation Barbarossa was the “Crusade against Communism” that Hitler had been long waiting for and meticulously planned for since he wrote Mein Kampf during his jail time in Landsberg Prison. The epic and final battle between Nazism and Bolshevism had to end with a single winner, it was a matter of survival for both ideologies. … Read more

15 interesting facts about the kamikaze pilots you need to know

15 interesting facts about the kamikaze pilots you need to know

The kamikaze pilots represented Japan’s last desperate option to turn the tide of the war in the Pacific theatre. By November 1944, the Japanese forces were facing defeats on all fronts. On June 15, 1944, a huge US invasion force supported by a massive naval bombardment assaulted the strategic island of Saipan.Four days later, the … Read more