World War II

Japanese ''Hell'' Ships

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-ii/japanese-hell-ships ''Hell Ships'' (as a term coined by Allied Prisoners of War in Imperial Japanese custody during World War II), were in essence – floating Prisoner of War internment …

Polish ''Cursed'' Soldiers

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-ii/polish-cursed-soldiers The term ''Cursed Soldiers'' was applied to various Free Polish Fighters who resisted Soviet Occupation of their Country as a result of Russian advances against Nazi Germ …

USS ''Monaghan''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-ii/uss-monaghan The ''Farragut'' – Class Destroyer USS ''Monaghan'' was a World War II US Naval Warship which saw service at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii – during The Imperial Japane …

German Panzergrenadier

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-ii/german-panzergrenadier A German Infantry Classification used during World War II, The Panzergrenadier was first adopted in 1942, as a Supportive Infantry to Hitler's vaunted Panzer Armored Tank …

German Neubaufahrzeug Medium Battle Tank

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-ii/german-neubaufahrzeug-medium-battle-tank Another of German Dictator Adolph Hitler's failed plans to have created a series of ''new'' Armor Fighting Vehicles for use by The Wehrmacht (Army), The Neubaufahrzeug (o …

British QF 3.7-Inch AA Gun

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-ii/british-qf-37-inch-aa-gun One of Great Britain's primary Air Defense Systems of World War II, The QF 3.7-inch Anti-Aircraft Gun was a Mobile (Towed) System, first deployed in 1937 with The Royal A …

British Westland Welkin Heavy Fighter Plane

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-ii/british-westland-welkin-heavy-fighter-plane The Westland Welkin Heavy Fighter was designed in 1940 in response to The ''Battle of Britain'' (Air War), in which The German Luftwaffe's Junkers (High Altitude) Bombers …

US Douglas BTD ''Destroyer'' SR Bomber Plane

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-ii/us-douglas-btd-destroyer-sr-bomber-plane Fielded in 1944, The Douglas Aircraft Company's ''Destroyer'' was seen as a viable rival to several then US Torpedo Dive Bomber Classes of Fighters. Marketed to The US Na …

Australian CAC CA-4 ''Woomera'' SR Bomber Plane

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-ii/australian-cac-ca-4-woomera-sr-bomber-plane Designed to be among the first of The Australian Air Forces ''Short Range'' and Carrier Based Bomber Aircraft, The CAC CA-4 ''Woomera'' was a short lived Project, first f …

US Boeing XF8B Multi-Purpose Fighter

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/world-war-ii/us-boeing-xf8b-multi-purpose-fighter The American Boeing Aircraft Company's ''attempt'' to provide ''quality'' Fighters to The US Navy during World War II, their XF8B was envisioned as a Multi-purposed Fight …