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German Kettenkrad for sale priced at $135,000

An original German Kettenkrad (Sdkfz 2) from 1943 is currently being offered online for a price of $135,000. Not much details are listed but the original description states “This 1943 Kettenkrad has a 4 cylinder Opel motor that runs great and cool, the transmission has been rebuilt, the Transaxle has been gone through with all …

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Sturmgeschütz III on the Battlefield 3

REVIEW: Sturmgeschütz III on the Battlefield

BOOK: Sturmgeschütz III on the Battlefield (Volume 3) by Mátyás Pánczél (ISBN:9638962399) PeKo Publishing Kft. (based in Hungary) specialize themselves publishing hardcover books that cover various Tanks of World War II. After reviewing this book, it seems they do a very good job and make their name worth into specializing in WWII Tanks. Such reference literature …

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Three US infantrymen advance at a crouching run using a Bocage hedgerow and embankment as cover. This picture shows to advantage the close nature of fighting in Normandy bocage country where the Germans became adept at digging into these hedgerows turning each field into a potential ambush. June/July 1944.

Stunning Normandy 1944 Photographs brought in Color

World War 2 comes alive when following stunning black and white photographs from Operation Overlord, Normandy 1944, are colorized and depict the true colors of Happiness, Horror and Fatigue of the Second World War. The following featured photographs, colorized by Dave Ford, Doug Banks, Gisele Nash, Jordan Lloyd, Paul Kerestes, Paul Reynolds and Royston Leonard, capture in …

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KO & Wrecked Panzers in Normandy 1944

Iron Grave: KO & Wrecked Panzers in Normandy 1944 Beneath are a selection of photographs from KO’d and destroyed Tanks (“Panzers”) from the German armed forces during the Normandy campaign in 1944. “And if we are abandoned by treacherous luck, And if we don’t return home again, If death’s bullet finds us, and fate calls us away, yes, …

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Australian Armour & Artillery Museum acquires Jagdpanzer 38t Hetzer

A rare German World War II Jagdpanzer 38t tank is now on display at Australian Armour and Artillery Museum. The acquired Hetzer is also the only one of two original running Hetzer tanks in the world. Originally the tank was obtained by Bruce Crompton’s company, Axis Track Services, which spent the past two years restoring it for …

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