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  • 4x4 Jeep

  • In June 1940 some america army issued an order for passenger -terrain vehicle. Based on this development program Company Ford and Willys started producing machines such as Jeep and produced 650,000 such vehicles.


  • 10 - cm light howitzer Skoda 1914

  • Czechoslovakia was one of the independent states created after the conclusion of the Peace of Versailles in 1919. The legacy of the Austrian and German armies, armed forces of the new state got a whole family of old guns, designed by Skoda.


  • 14 October 1066 Battle of Hastings (Senlac Ilene HILL)

  • Hardly Harold Unhappy entered the English throne, William of Normandy I immediately began to collect an army: his win, he believed, rightful inheritance. Because such a large-scale and prolonged military operation outside Normandy, he could not rely on the usual feudal militia, most of his army units were mercenaries or feudal lords raised under the banner of William the promises of land and booty in England.


  • 20 - mm gun Orlikon

  • This automatic cannon was created by Becker in Germany in 1917. However, after the First World War a patent for its manufacture was bought by a Swiss company SEMAG. In the early 20s, the company ceased to exist and all its equipment, along with documentation and prototype got Oerlikon Meshin Toole.


  • 20 - mm anti-aircraft gun 20/60 Breda mod.35

  • Automatic anti-aircraft gun firm Breda 20mm start to come into service in the Italian Army in 1935. In fact it was an enlarged version of Breda heavy machine gun from the outset instrument was designed as a multifunctional, that is able to act as against air and against ground targets.


  • 20 - mm anti-aircraft gun Flak.30/38

  • 20-mm anti-aircraft guns were common in the German army and were an effective weapon in the fight against low-flying air targets.


  • 20 - mm anti-aircraft gun Polsten

  • This instrument was designed by Polish engineers who tried to simplify the design of the famous cannon Oerlikon, making it even more rapid-fire, easy and cheap.


  • 20 - mm anti-aircraft self-propelled gun Flakpanzer 38

  • antiaircraft self-propelled gun on a tank chassis. Developed on the personal order of Hitler. From November 1943 to February 1944 the company released the TIM 141 car. By layout and design is similar to SPG Marder III and M. Bison modification open-topped fixed wheelhouse posted 20-mm automatic anti-aircraft gun.


  • 20 - mm anti-aircraft self-propelled gun Wirbelwind

  • ZSU Wirbelwind prototype was built in May 1944 and became the first real anti-aircraft tank. ZSU prototype was built on the chassis damaged in the fighting and returned for overhaul tank Pz. IV. Concept Wirbelwind suggested Karl Wilhelm Krause (Karl Wilhelm Krause), an officer of the 12th Panzer Division SS Hitler Jugend.


  • 20 - mm self-propelled antiaircraft Crusader

  • propelled anti-aircraft installation created in 1942 for the defense of troops on the march and in the field of concentration. As the base used Crusader cruiser tanks.


  • 25 - mm anti-aircraft gun 72-K

  • During the Second World War, 25-mm automatic anti-aircraft gun was widely used by the Red Army to fight the aircraft at ranges up to 2400 m and at altitudes up to 2000 m in case of need it is possible to shoot and light tanks and armored cars.


  • 37 - mm mortar-shovel obr.1938 Dyakonov 1938

  • In the late 30-ies for infantry weapons in the Soviet Union was designed lightweight 37-mm mortar original design. In the stowed position, he was an ordinary shovel, which could be used off-label for equipment position infantryman.


  • 37 - mm antitank gun M3A1

  • Later all powers to undertake a program of construction of tanks, the U.S. came too late and with the adoption by anti-tank guns. Only in 1939, having bought samples of such weapons in Germany and France, the department decided to arms manufacture a new type of guns in the U.S. plants.


  • 37mm antitank gun Rak.35/36

  • main gun anti-tank units of the Wehrmacht first period of the Second World War, Rak.35/36 was adopted by the German Army in 1934.


  • 37 - mm gun Type 94

  • In the first period of World War II anti-Japanese artillery units had sufficient 37-47-mm guns, so there was little need used to fight enemy tanks and infantry mountain gun with a caliber of 75 mm. In the Japanese army antitank guns operated by the conventional infantry battalions, as well as individual battalions and tank destroyers.


  • 37 - mm anti-aircraft gun 31-K

  • In WWII 37-mm gun model 1939 was a major Red Army anti-aircraft gun to protect ground forces from attack low-flying aircraft enemy. Anti-aircraft machine, depending on the situation, were also used in combat with enemy armored vehicles.


  • 37 - mm anti-aircraft gun Flak.18

  • Along with 20-mm anti-aircraft guns to combat flying at altitudes up to 2 000-3 000 m enemy aircraft and destroy ground targets parts of the Wehrmacht and lyuftvaffs widely used 37-mm anti-aircraft gun Flak.18 and created on the basis of its improved modifications and Flak.36 Flak.43. In May 1944, the Wehrmacht possessed 775 guns of these types, as part of the Luftwaffe had 3,400 such guns.


  • 37 - mm anti-aircraft gun M1A2 Browning

  • This model was developed in the early 20s by John M. Browning and Colt company. Browning personally demonstrated the first prototype gun in 1924. Formally, the instrument was made by the U.S. Army in 1927, in fact, this happened only in 1938, when the cannon and got upgraded carriage was put into mass production.


  • 37 - mm anti-aircraft self-propelled gun Möbelwagen

  • In early 1943, a proposal was made to develop a much needed on the front line anti-aircraft tank on the chassis of Panzer IV. Originally Flakpanzer IV Möbelwagen, armed with 20mm Quartet.


  • 37 - mm anti-aircraft self-propelled gun Ostwind

  • Ostwind succeeded Flakpanzer IV Möbelwagen (37 mm guns armed Flak.43 L/89), which was only a temporary solution until such time until the development of this anti-aircraft tank.


  • 40 - mm antitank gun Q. F. 2-pdr

  • developed in the mid-1930s, the 40-mm gun was used as a towed anti-tank, and as turret gun British tanks . But in both cases, its purpose was the same - the fight against enemy armor.


  • 40 - mm anti-aircraft gun Bofors L/60

  • This is one of the most famous anti-aircraft guns and was designed in 1929, but for a long time did not enjoy much success with arms buyers. Increased demand began only in the middle 30s, and by 1939 these guns were almost all European countries.


  • 45 - mm mortar Brixia (Brixen) 1935

  • Perhaps this contraption was one of the smallest mortar in the world - and, despite this, it demonstrated a rather high efficiency, remaining in service with the Italian Army during the Second World War.


  • 45 - mm antitank gun M-42

  • the beginning of World War II 45 mm PTP arr. 1932 arr. 1937 were considered not meet your requirements, that is primarily concerned with ballistics and armor penetration.


  • 45-mm antitank gun mod. 1937

  • One of the most famous Soviet artillery during World War II is a small 45-mm cannon, soldiers have received the nickname sorokapyatka.


  • 47 - mm antitank gun P. U. V. vz. 36

  • antitank gun P. U.V. developed by Skoda and had quite a modern design. Upper machine with barrel recoil device, cradle, mechanisms aiming and iron sights located on the lower machine having a sliding frame and sprung wheel turn.


  • 47-mm antitank gun type 1

  • the eve of the Second World War the Japanese army entered the 37-mm antitank gun, designated Type 97 in accordance with the chronology of the Japanese calendar.


  • 47-mm self-propelled antitank Panzerjäger

  • One possible way of life extension of ones, career prospects combat cross which was put before the Second World War was the creation on their basis of light self-propelled artillery.


  • 47 - mm self-propelled gun Da 47/32

  • developed in late 1941 by Fiat-SPA. Intended for fire support light tanks L6/40, whose base, and used to create the ACS.


  • 50 - mm mortar leGrWr 36 1936

  • In mid-30s into service of the German army received two types of mortars, 50-mm light mortar sample in 1936, and heavy mortar 81 mm release in 1934. Before the start of World War II Wehrmacht Infantry Division were in each infantry company and a motorcycle reconnaissance company of 3 50-mm mortar.




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