Armies

How does millitary ranks actually work?

No, I won’t talk about those boring things like ”First, you are private, if you are promoted then …” I don’t know about you, but I can reach those info…

Imperial Japanese Army Air Service, Imperial Japanese Navy, War Crimes, WW2

Why Japan got nuked twice in WW2?

”Bastard USA! They have no sense of mercy, they dropped nukes to Japan.” ”USA, killing innocent people since 1945.” I heard these kind of sentences while listening other peoples thoughts…

Imperial Japanese Army Air Service, Imperial Japanese Navy, Planes, WW2

Kamikaze attacks

1944. War in Pacific is going bad for Japan.  Many soldiers are patriotic enough to suicide if they have been captured. So what is the solution? Kamikaze attacks. As I mentioned…

Biography, Luftwaffe, Planes, Soviet Air Forces, WW2

Greatest fighter ace in history: Erich Hartmann

Erich Hartmann, nicknamed ”Bubi” which means ”young boy” in German. He had the hightest number for enemy aircraft kills: 352. That’s right, you might be suprised, so his commanders was.…

Armies, Tanks, Units, Wehrmacht, WW2

Panzer Doctrine Around 1940 In Nazi Germany

Panzer / tank was the most important element for Blitzkrieg doctrine. Let us start with the crew requirements: Members must be able to support or even replace each other. Error…

Luftwaffe, Operations, RAF, Royal Navy, Wehrmacht, WW2

Why didn’t Operation Sea Lion came into action?

Very important! Read my essay, Battle of Britain, if you want to understand why Germans couldn’t maintain air supeiority over England. 1940. France, Belgium, Netherlands and many more are in…

D-Day
Battles, Operations, RAF, Royal Navy

Allies side of D-Day

D-Day landings D-Day 1944. USSR winning on the Eastern Front. How do they stop the enormous communist expansion in the peace treaty? Answer was simple: A naval landing. So the…

German soldiers in bunker. Source: militaryhistorynow.com
Battles, RAF, Royal Navy, Wehrmacht, WW2

German side of D-Day

German soldiers in a bunker Defensive structures When they learn about the D-Day landings, Erwin Rommel was in control for this defensive operation. He seeded the ground with special mines…

Cold War, Operations, Planes, RAF

Berlin Blockade & Airlift

June 24, 1948 – May 12, 1949 Berlin Airlift Background It past 3 years after the ending of WW2. Berlin is divided into 4 zones: USSR, American, British and French…

Luftwaffe, Planes, Units, WW2

ME 262 Jet Fighter

Messerschmitt Me 262 was a German jet fighter/interceptor plane. It was used during late WW2. This plane was a nightmare for the B-17 pilots. Jet technology in Nazi Germany Although…