Japanese privateers in World War II
The pirate and the corsair are characters as old as the history of navigation. Racing the seas and preying on ships are nothing new either in the First or Second World War...
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The wreck of the Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi
81 years after the sinking, the first images of the Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi have been released. Discovered on October 20, 2019, by the Petrel research vessel that found the wreck...
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Kosovo (fourth part): the First World War and the Kingdom of Yugoslavia
In August 1914 the First World War broke out. The Serbian army, defeated in numerous battles, was forced to retreat towards the Adriatic passing through Kosovo which...
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The Nanking Massacre
86 years ago the Nanjing massacre took place, one of the darkest pages in the context of the second Sino-Japanese war (1937–45), in which more than 20 million people lost their lives...
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The heavy bombers: the Consolidated B-24 Liberator
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator was an important bomber used by the United States Army Air Forces in World War II...
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Kosovo (third part): the Balkan Wars (1912-1913)
Thanks to Russian mediation, in 1912 the Balkan states concluded a series of anti-Turkish agreements. In fact, in March of that year the first agreements were born between...
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The armored vehicles of the US Army: the M18 Hellcat
The M18 Hellcat was the US Army's most important tank destroyer used in World War II. Developed in 1943, the vehicle entered service in the spring of 1944;...
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The wings of the Imperial Japanese Navy
The Japanese air force was not an independent armed force, both the Army and the Navy had their own air force and the two were often in conflict with each other, both for…
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Kosovo (second part): the Ottoman Empire
In this article we will analyze the main events, for which we do not have numerous certain sources, which...
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The artillery pieces: the Canon de 194 mm Mle GPF
The Canon de 194 mm Mle GPF (Modèle Grande Puissance Filloux) was the first French tracked self-propelled gun. This...
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Kosovo (part one): a history spanning millennia
The history of Kosovo is extremely extensive in time and full of numerous crucial events. In this article we...
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The eagle that never flew
Although the Italian military leaders had always opposed the construction of aircraft carriers, following the attack...
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Multi-role combat aircraft: the DH.98 Mosquito
The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito (mosquito) was one of the most important Royal Air Force aircraft active in the Second...
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Strategic bombers: the Avro Lancaster
The four-engine heavy Avro Lancaster was one of the most important and effective strategic bombers of the Royal Air Force...
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Royal Explorers Aquila class: ships for four nations
The history of the Navy is also made up of ships that change their name, intended use or country of origin...
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The allied medium tanks: the Sherman Firefly
The Sherman Firefly (firefly) was an important medium tank used by the British armored departments at the end ...
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The fighters of the US Navy: the F4U Corsair
The gull-winged Chance Vought F4U Corsair was by far one of the best fighters of the US Navy in the Second...
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The helmsman who defeated Napoleon
The mouths of Bonifacio separate Sardinia from Corsica and have, at their narrowest point, a distance of only 12...
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The French fighters: the Dewoitine D.520
The Dewoitine D.520 was - probably - the best fighter that the French Air Force managed to deploy in the Second...
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New Zealand's armored vehicles: the Schofield tank
The Schofield was a New Zealand light tank - never used - during the Second World War. Designed and...
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