Know Your Weapons: Hungarian 44M “Mace Thrower”

Hungarian Army: 44M “Mace Thrower”

 

I am always interested in Partisan warfare and weaponry and this one is amazing.

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Wellington Bomber in Service

Research material for Part 2 of my WW2 OSS Trilogy, which should be finished by early summer 2019.

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On 15 August 1936, however, the Air Ministry had placed an order for 180 Wellington Mk Is to Specification B. 29/36. These were required to have a redesigned and slightly more angular fuselage, a revised tail unit, and hydraulically operated Vickers nose, ventral and tail turrets. The first production Wellington Mk I was flown on 23 December 1937, powered by Pegasus X engines. In April 1938, however, the 1,050-hp (783-kW) Pegasus XVIII became standard for the other 3,052 Mk Is of all variants built at Weybridge, or at the Blackpool and Chester factories which were established to keep pace with orders.

Initial Mk Is totalled 181, of which three were built at Chester. These were followed by 187 Mk lAs with Nash and Thompson turrets and strengthened landing gear with larger main wheels. Except for 17 Chester-built aircraft, all were manufactured at Weybridge. The most numerous of the Mk I…

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WW2 History: The British Cromwell Tank

One of the sleekest British cruiser tank designs of WW2 that saw action primarily with the “Bloody 7th”, (British Seventh Armored Division) during Operation Market Garden in September 1944 in Holland.

 

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Military Weapons History: Churchill and NATO Standard Ammo

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HOW CHURCHILL PAVED THE WAY FOR NATO’S STANDARD AMMUNITION

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Interesting read for all you Military History buffs like me.

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Military Weapons From The Past: Thompson SMG in .30 Carbine

I had never heard of this Auto-Ordnance variant in .30 Carbine, and since I am a huge fan of the Thompson (mainly because of the fact it was a .45 ACP Power House) I wanted to show you guys this one.

 

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Military Weapons From The Past: The 1941 British ‘Simplified Rifle’

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A Crude Rifle for Desperate Times

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Talk about scary.

I think I would stick with my old trusty .455 Webley before I risked my life shooting that thing.

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Military Weapons From the Past: Weapons Of The Spanish Civil War

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Weapons of the Spanish Civil War

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Excellent resource with some great links for those of you interested in this subject.

For an overview of a war that has been often called “The Practice Run for WW2” by some historians, I highly recommend Antony Beevor’s The Battle for Spain.

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