Category: 1940s

T28 / T95 Super Heavy Tank

Although named as a tank, this heavily armored self-propelled gun initially did not conform to the tank naming conventions of the time. With no revolving turret, it didn’t classify as …

Focke-Wulf Triebflügel

During the final phase of World War II, a plane was desperately needed which could defend Germany against constant Allied bombing raids. The plane that was developed for this task …

Blohm & Voss BV 141

Heralded by the Germans as the first asymmetrical plane built for production, the BV 141, designed in 1937, was meant to be Third Reich’s scout plane of choice. Despite its …

The Rocket U-Boat

The Nazi Rocket U-boat or Project Prufstand as it was referred to, was one of Hitler’s wonder weapons. A platform to launch long distance rockets from a submerged submarine, which …

Project Habakkuk

During war, strategic resources are in short supply and items such as aluminum and steel are vital elements when constructing military or naval equipment. To help overcome this limitation, England …

Panzer VIII Maus

Panzerkampfwagen VIII Maus was a Nazi super-heavy tank, the heaviest armored vehicle ever built. The ironically named Mouse weighed over 180 tons, and only two hulls and one turret were …