Category: World War II

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 …

Focke-Wulf TA 183 Huckebein

Dreamed up by Hans Multhopp, an aeronautical engineer and designer, the Ta 183 was supposed to win the war for Germany. The German leadership believed that this transonic aircraft would …

V3 – The Nazi London Gun

Nazi Germany was, innovating with all their weapon designs. Besides all the standard weapons developed during the war, there was a number of weapons that really define thinking out of …