Pershing tank - American heavy tank. This American heavy tank didn't see combat until late in the war, February 1945, where it was introduced in the European Theater. Development was slowed in 1942 because the Sherman tank was evaluated in combat against German Panzer tanks and found to be sufficient.
Eugene Black was born in Czechoslovakia in 1928. His mother was orthodox Jewish but his father was not. One day while returning from school he saw a German military lorry pushing his family on board, and he was brought along as well. He and his whole family were transported in cattle trucks to Auschwitz , where they were separated from each other. He was selected for slave labour which made him very weak , and he caught pneumonia . On April 15th he was set free by the arrival of the British…
A sniper of the German Armed Forces walks on a training ground during an exercise prior the arrival of German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen at the Bundeswehr training ground near Bergen, Germany.
The #bouncing bomb. The famous Dambusters raid from 1943 used this ingenious device to demolish some of the largest hydroelectric dams in Germany, temporarily crippling their production facilities during World War 2. Keep your eyes on our boards over the next two days for a commemorative #Dambusters board! #WorldWar2