Aug 04, 2022 · The United States Army Air Force joins with the RAF in bombing Nazi Germany. July 24–August 2: Hamburg is bombed with the most effective air raid of the European campaign, resulting in 50,000 civilian deaths. The July 27 attack uses incendiary weapons for the first time.
Aug 06, 2022 · This is a list of infantry weapons which were used in World War II (1939–1945 ... limited use in Europe. Browning Auto-5 ... Anti-Tank Grenade TNT: Nazi Germany N/A ...
Aug 06, 2022 · For Operation Barbarossa, Germany mobilised 3,300,000 troops of the Heer, 150,000 of the Waffen-SS  and approximately 250,000 personnel of the Luftwaffe were actively earmarked.  German armored spearhead in the Kalmyk steppe north of Stalingrad, September 1942 By July 1943, the Wehrmacht numbered 6,815,000 troops.
- 22 June 1941 – 9 May 1945, (3 years, 10 months, 2 weeks and 2 days)
- Soviet victory as part of the Allied victory in the European theatre of World War II, Fall of the Third Reich, Beginning of the Cold War and creation of the Eastern Bloc and the Iron Curtain, Beginning of anti-Communist insurgencies
- Europe east of Germany: Central and Eastern Europe, in later stages: Germany and Austria
- Soviet occupation of, Central and Eastern Europe, Allied occupation of Germany, Austria and Partition of Germany, Polish puppet state and change of borders, Soviet occupation of Romania, Soviet occupation of Hungary, Bulgarian communist coup and Soviet occupation, Soviet re-occupation of the Baltics, Czechoslovakia cedes Carpathian Ruthenia, East Prussia split between the Soviet Union (Kaliningrad Oblast) and Poland (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship)
Aug 06, 2022 · With the war in France lost, German officials redeployed 20,000 members of the Luftwaffe into front-line infantry roles, to sure up their numbers against the allies. The Nazi party itself went a stage further in a move separate from the German Army, by establishing a peoples’ militia on the direct orders of Adolf Hitler.
Aug 05, 2022 · Initially, the German army didn't use cat names for their prototypes or tanks. The Panzer I, II, III, and IV were predecessors to the famous Tiger and Panther tanks, and even became the most produced German vehicles during the Second World War, with over 35,000 Panzer I, II, III, and IVs built.
Aug 08, 2022 · In old World War II photos and many World War II movies, the iconic American tank of the war, the M4 Sherman, can be seen carrying logs on the sides of its armor. The sight makes many wonder why a ...
Aug 06, 2022 · Sparked by the 1939 Nazi invasion of Poland, the war dragged on for six bloody years until the Allies defeated Nazi Germany and Japan in 1945. Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Manhattan Project...