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  • Eberhard Mohnicke

    🕔17.02.2022

    The biography of a little-known WWI ace, a man who served nearly a year and a half in the elite fighter unit Jasta 11, managed to survive all of its campaigns and many of his more famous comrades, but still did not escape his fate as an aviator in the end.

  • Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich

    🕔13.05.2004

    On 27 May 1942 in Prague, Reinhard Heydrich – the commander of the Reich Security Main Office (RSHA), acting governor of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, and a principal architect of the Holocaust – was attacked and wounded in an assassination attempt by Czechoslovak resistance operatives Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš. Heydrich died of his wounds on 4 June 1942. He was one of the most powerful men in Nazi Germany and an important figure in the rise of Adolf Hitler.

  • Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich

    🕔20.10.2004

    The effect of the assassination was great. Everyone was puzzled by the torrents of blood that the Germans were shedding, but it was these that caused Britain to annul the Munich Agreement. After this bloodshed, no one could imagine that Czechs and Germans could live peacefully in one state, and this had an impact on, for example, the post-war expulsion of Germans. The murder of Lidice and Lezak made an impression on the whole of world opinion, and a wave of sympathy for our entire nation arose. In this respect, I have to assess the assassination in an unequivocally positive light. Heydrich was a criminal who received the punishment he deserved.

  • Panzerwerfer 42 auf Maultier

    🕔12.03.2022

    The Panzerwerfer 42 auf Maultier was used for larger scale rocket barrages against Soviet positions where a large bombardment of a big area would be more effective than more accurate artillery fire. The Panzerwerfer's rocket barrages covered much larger areas and added more psychological elements to the fight: the amount of noise, smoke, splinters, and flying debris as the rockets hit and exploded was considerable. The extensive use on the Eastern Front showed that this weapon could be employed effectively on the Western Front as well.

  • 52 brave ones from the Philippines

    🕔19.09.2021

    The Story of the 52 Brave Defenders of the Philippines or also known as the Last of the Philippines is the story of the heroic defenders of the last remnant of Spain in the Philippines. Soldiers of the 2nd Expeditionary Hunting Battalion's Detachment 337 days the last piece of overseas Spain unaware that the administration of the country had long since passed to someone else.
    They were fulfilling their oath and were the last unit operating overseas in a once glorious empire on which the sun never set. Almost a year of sacrifice and hardship which ultimately did nothing to change the fact that the overseas colonies were lost and a new emerging world player had taken over.

  • Leták

    🕔26.12.2021

    Amphibious tank project weighing 15-20 tons commissioned in 3/1954.

  • Su-15 interceptor aircraft

    🕔12.02.2022

    The Sukhoi Su-15 (NATO code name "Flagon") was a Soviet twin-engine interceptor aircraft of the mid-1960s, the first prototype of which flew on 30 May 1962. It entered service in 1967, replacing the Su-9 and Su-11 types. Over time, the aircraft was gradually upgraded and various versions were produced. It remained in service until the 1990s.

  • František Cyprich

    🕔13.05.2022

    He fought in the Little War, took part in the invasion of Poland and later fought on the Eastern Front, where he scored at least 12 kills. After the outbreak of the SNP, he joined the rebel side, where he was the first rebel pilot to achieve a kill when he shot down an unarmed Hungarian Ju 52/3m transport on 2 September 1944 with his Avia B.534. He also became the last fighter pilot in World War II to shoot down another aircraft in a biplane. After the suppression of the SNP by transport aircraft, he flew to the USSR.

  • Flying Officer Laurance Francis Marshall Cronin

    🕔04.01.2021

    Australian fighter ace of World War II

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  • Strike Fighter Squadron 146

    🕔28.02.2022

    Strike Fighter Squadron 146 (VFA-146) also known as the "Blue Diamonds" is a United States Navy operational fleet strike fighter squadron based at Naval Air Station Lemoore California. They fly the F/A-18E Super Hornet and are attached to Carrier Air Wing 11 (CVW 11), deployed aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt.

  • New decorations of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

    🕔11.05.2022

    "We should have nothing to do with our enemy," said the commander-in-chief. A national military identity, which includes decorations, is the next step on that journey.

  • Praga MT

    🕔26.12.2021

    Projection design of the Praga tank from 10.2.1927. The project number was 6821 and the project appeared under the name Armored tank Praga MT (MT = small tank).

  • The last flight of Captain Stanislav Fejfar

    🕔07.03.2011

    Captain Stanislav Fejfar was one of the best Czechoslovak fighters who served in the RAF. He died in an air battle on May 17, 1942 over northern France. His conqueror was a German ace, Captain Josef Priller.

  • Martin B-26 Marauder

    🕔08.02.2004

    Martin B-26 Marauder was one of the main American medium bombers of World War II, serving on all major battlefields. This is despite the fact that at the beginning of his career he earned the nickname "Widow Maker", which he never got rid of. This document shows the history of the Martin B-26 Marauder, but also its predecessors - Martin B-10, Maryland and Baltimore

  • Ferdinand Čatloš

    🕔02.04.2022

    Slovak general, Minister of National Defence of the wartime Slovak Republic, briefly imprisoned after the end of the Second World War, later worked as a civil servant.

  • Lev Mechlis

    🕔10.02.2021

    A staunch supporter of Stalin, who launched a campaign to repress and discredit members of the highest military command. As a result, the upper and middle command cadres of the Red Army were virtually destroyed.

  • Portable anti-aircraft missile set 9K34 Strela-3

    🕔16.02.2022

    A short-range, single-person anti-aircraft weapon, known in NATO as the SA-14 Gremlin. Developed as a replacement for the Strela-2 and Strela-2M complex in the 1970s and deployed in several armed conflicts at the turn of the century. In the early 1980s it was considered for licensed production in the Czechoslovakia.

  • Operational history of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CV-6)

    🕔17.02.2022

    The story of America's most decorated aircraft carrier serving throughout World War II.

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