World War II

British Supermarine ''Spiteful'' Fighter Plane

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Built in 1944, towards the end of World War II, The Supermarine ''Spiteful'' was a General Fighter to be used by The Royal Navy. Seen as a replacement for the vaunted ''S …

British Vickers Type 432 Fighter Plane

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The short lived Vickers Type 432 was a proposed High altitude Fighter, experimented with by The British Military early in World War II (1942). ''Lessons learned'' from th …

Japanese Yokosuka P1Y ''Ginga'' Medium Bomber

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The ''Ginga'' Yokosuka P1Y Bomber (Code Named “ ''Frances'' by The Allies) – was a late War Imperial Japanese Medium Bomber of World War II. Over 1,000 Models …

German DFS-40 ''Flying Wing''

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First designed and flown in 1939 – only 1 DFS-40 was prototyped. This type of envisioned Fighter was an early example of a Delta Winged (V) Aircraft (also known as …

German ''Zirkus Rosarius''

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Formed in 1943 by The German Luftwaffe (Air Force) – The ''Zirkus Rosarius'' was a special Unit which flew for evaluation – captured British and American Figh …

Italian Camponi Caproni N-1 Fighter Jet

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Although debated by some as the ''first successful'' Jet Fighter – being flown a full year before Germany's Heinkel He-178 (1940) – The Italian Caproni Campin …

German Sach AS-6 Fighter Plane

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Only (5) prototypes were built, with only (1) such that was actually flight tested – The Sack AS-6 was a revolutionary design Aircraft first devised in 1940 – …

German DFS-346 ''Rocket'' Plane

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Of Germany's ''Wonder Weapon'' Series, The DFS-346 was a ''Rocket'' powered, swept-wing Aircraft seen for multi-purpose usage by Germany in the last years of World War II …

British Hillman ''Gnat'' Armored Vehicle

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Designed in 1940, The British Hillman ''Gnat'' was a Light Armored Vehicle designed to replace various Machine Gun Motorcycles developed in World War I. The ''Gnat'' suff …

Japanese ''Lunge'' Mine

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The Lunge Mine was developed late in World War II, for use by The Imperial Japanese Army. These were High Explosive, Anti-Tank devices which were conical shaped. Installe …