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  • KOT-Ž Pandur II CZ


    The vehicle is designed to perform the tasks of engineering security for the benefit of ground forces and to perform tasks in military and non-military deployment.

  • 311th (Czechoslovak) Bomber Squadron RAF celebrates its birthday


    After the Czechoslovak pilots fled from demoralized and defeated France to England in the early summer of 1940, the Churchill spirit of defiance that prevailed in this country did not allow them to pursue defeatist ideas for a long time. After the 310th Fighter Squadron (established on 10 July 1940), the first Czechoslovak bomber squadron has been assembled, armed with much more complicated aircraft than the Hurricane fighters ...

  • Landwasserschlepper LWS


    When the construction of the Wehrmacht began, the generals concluded that they would need a vehicle capable of carrying larger loads or larger units of soldiers over larger water obstacles to conduct combat operations. They were supposed to be large watercourses and lakes, but also deep sea bays or straits between the mainland and islands.

  • Admiral Pavel Stepanovich Nachimov


    Commander of the Russian naval and ground forces in the Battle of Sevastopol during the Crimean War.

  • Lieutnant Walter Göttsch


    Biography and description of the fighting of the German First War fighter ace.

  • Ondrej Ďumbala


    Commander of the 1st Flight of Squadron 13, Commander of pilot training for Bf-109, a participant in the Slovak National Uprising, during which he served as Deputy Commander of the Air Group of the 1st Czechoslovak Army. Generally recognized authority in the history of the Slovak Air Force.

  • T-42 (project of super-heavy tank)


    The T-42 was a project of Ing. Grotte from 1932, based on the TG-VI project. This colossus, weighing about 100 tons, about 15 m long and protected by armor up to 70 mm thick, was to be powered by a Grott designed engine of 2000 HP (speed up to 30 km/h) or two AM-34 engines of 800 HP (speed 18 km/h).

  • Kätzchen 38t


    Despite the support of the Heeres Waffenamt and WaPrüf 6 of the Auto Union armored personnel carrier project known under the code name Kätzchen, there was an effort to use the Pz.Kpfw.38 (t) tank chassis and B.M.M.

  • Izidor Kovárik


    Curriculum vitae of the second most successful fighter of Slovak air weapons.

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  • IAR-823


    Description of the origin and use of a little-known Romanian training aircraft, the creator of which was the distinctive face of the Romanian design school - Dipl. Ing. Radu Manicatide.

  • Supermarine Walrus Mk.I


    This amphibious aircraft appeared in World War II as a dinosaur from ancient times.

  • KBVP M1 Pandur II CZ


    On the 8th Tank Day in Lešany on 28 August 2010, the KBVP M1 Pandur II CZ was presented to the public for the first time with modifications for deployment within the Czech Provincial Reconstruction Team stationed in Logar, Afghanistan, which began in early 2011.

  • Czechs in the service of the Luftwaffe?


    "I report that yesterday in the officers' mess I've been asked by an English Flight Lieutenant - how many Czechs are said to be flying in the Luftwaffe against the RAF? I told him of course no one, as far as I know! But he quoted me the story of a German plane shot down last year over Malta, whose pilot was a drunk Czech officer who was taken to an English canteen, saying that he would rather fly for Hitler than work in a factory!"
    Report of Squadron Leader (S / Ldr - major) Vlastimil Veselý from April 20, 1943 to the Inspectorate of the Czechoslovak Air Force in London.

  • Hand Grenade No.77 Mk I a Mk II


    British hand grenade introduced during WWII as a means of signaling and laying a smokescreen.

  • Jindřich Kostrba


    Curriculum vitae of a prominent personality involved in the establishment of the Czechoslovak Air Force.

  • T-23


    The T-23 tank was based on a lightweight towerless version of the T-18 tank design. The development of the T-23 tank took place simultaneously with the development of similar T-17, T-21, T-22 tanks in the period 1929/30.

  • Iroquois


    The term Iroquois was used to describe five Native American peoples living in vast forests in the area southeast of Lake Ontario (in what is now New York State), south of the Canadian border - the Seneks, Cayugs, Oneids, Onondags and Mohawks. They were mostly settled farmers and hunters. By about the middle of the 15th century, five tribes had fought hard among themselves, and since the satisfaction of the death of a member of the tribe could only be satisfied by the death of the member of the tribe who caused it, the fighting was essentially endless.

  • Free French in the battle of Britain


    "I, General de Gaulle, am now in London; I call on French officers and soldiers who are on British territory or who would accidentally get there, with or without weapons, I call on engineers and workers working in the armaments industry who are on British territory or who would accidentally get there, to joined me.
    Whatever happens, the flame of the French resistance must not go out, nor will it go out. Just like today, I will be speaking on London radio in the days to come. "

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