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The Me 262 Jet Fighter

The world's first combat jet fighter was deadly, but too little, too late for Germany.
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The M18 “Hellcat” Tank Destroyer

  Click here for a larger image. To see more Weapons Manuals by Max Gadney click here. This infographic originally appeared in the July/August 2010 issue of World War II...
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The Makeshift MP3008

The homely MP3008, a German submachine gun (SMG) produced in 1945, was a low point in the German tradition of innovation in close-range automatic weapons development.
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The Spitfire’s Finest Hour

The Supermarine Spitfire was designed by R. J. Mitchell in 1934 as an agile, high-speed British fighter. The Spitfire name covers 24 different variants—planes that differ greatly in firepower, armor, engine power, and airframe design. Late Spitfires bore little resemblance to their forebears.
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Flak Fills the Skies of Europe

The main offensive weapon of German ground-based air defense was the 88, a powerful medium-caliber gun. It quickly developed a reputation as a formidable opponent of Allied aircraft.
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The Norden Bombsight

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