The German tank destroyers: the Nashorn
The German tank Nashorn (rhinoceros) was one of the most important tank destroyers used in the Second World War. According to the technicians it constituted a sort of passage...
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Soviet tanks: the T-34
The T-34 medium tank was, in its own right, the backbone of the Soviet armored units in the Second World War. It was conceived and designed between 1937 and 1940;...
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The Navy in the War of Liberation: the frigate captain Jerzy Sas Kulczycki and the naval engineer Gerolamo Spezia
During the War of Liberation, the Navy made a great contribution with over 10.000 men who sacrificed themselves, both on board and on land, between 8 September 1943 and 8 May ...
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The Soviet heavy tanks: the T-35
The T-35 tank was one of the largest tonnage armored vehicles developed in the Soviet Union in the decade leading up to the Second World War. It must be assumed that ...
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The cruiser Calypso (torpedoed and sunk by the submarine Alpino Bagnolini)
The light cruiser Calypso, the seventh British warship of this name, belonged to the C-class type Caledon. The Caledons constituted an "progress" of the class ...
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Soviet fighters: the Polikarpov I-16
The Soviet fighter Polikarpov I-16, during the Spanish civil war, was nicknamed Rata (mouse) by the nationalists, while the republicans nicknamed it Moscow (the...
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A sailor with wings
Mario Calderara (1879 - 1944) was an inventor and aviator, the first Italian to obtain a flight license in 1909, and to build the first seaplane in 1911. First of...
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The submarines of the Imperial German Navy: the U-9
At the beginning of the First World War, the Imperial German Navy had only 35 submarines at its disposal (of which only 28 were in actual service at the outbreak of...
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Japanese fighters in World War II: the Mitsubishi A6M (Zero)
The Mitsubishi A6M was called "Zero" as it began its activity in 1940, the year corresponding to the 2600 of...
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Japanese Fighters in World War II: The Hayate (Storm)
The Nakajima Ki-84, nicknamed Hayate (storm) by the Japanese and Frank by the Americans, can be considered...
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Japanese bombers in WWII: the "Rikko"
The twin-engine Mitsubishi G4M, nicknamed by the Japanese Rikko and Betty by the Americans, was one of the most important...
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The armored cruisers of the Imperial German Navy: the Scharnhorst
Scharnhorst and her twin Gneisenau were among the strongest and most powerful armored cruisers in the Navy...
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August 21, 1984: "Operation Red Sea"
The laying of mines in the Suez Canal and in the Red Sea had created a specific problem of international security which,...
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The armored personnel carriers of the Red Army - the KV-1 tank
The KV-1 tank (Kliment Vorosilov 1) can be considered the first Soviet heavy tank of...
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Benedetto Brin's Italy: gradualism, strength and will
Can a country that is small in economic, political, military and diplomatic strength emerge from its condition of minority? Yes...
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The battleships of the Imperial German Navy: the cruiser Derfflinger
At the end of the XNUMXth and the beginning of the XNUMXth century there was a fierce naval arms race between the German Empire and...
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The armored component of the Russian Liberation Army in WWII
During the Second World War, Hitler's Germany engaged in a merciless struggle with the Union...
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The Croatian armored component in World War II
Following the bloody and victorious military campaign conducted in the period between 6 and 18 April of the...
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The Slovak armored component in World War II
In 1939 after the partition following the Munich agreements and the subsequent absorption of the remaining Czech lands and…
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The Bulgarian armored component in WWII
The role of Bulgaria in the Second World War has never been the subject of particular interest, at least here in…
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