Infographic of the fork-tailed Lockheed P-38 Lightning
Infographic of the Soviet IS-2 heavy tank.
Infographic of the M1918A2 Browning Automatic Rifle, or BAR
Infographic of the Tiger I heavy tank
Infographic of an S.25 Sutherland Flying Boat.
The Japanese Ha-Go held its own early in World War II, though by war's end it would yield the field to stouter Allied tanks.
The versatile British FV101 Scorpion tracked reconnaissance vehicle and its variants have been in use on battlefields worldwide since 1972.
Curtiss-Wright's shark-nosed P-40 Warhawks gained their greatest fame over Burma, but the plane saw service on many fronts during World War II.
The lumbering German 42cm M-Gerät howitzer was designed to reduce the stout Allied defensive fortresses along the Western Front, a job it did effectively despite its limited mobility.
Introduced at the turn of the 20th century, the improved Short Magazine Lee-Enfield served as British soldiers standard long arm through both world wars.
Nick Mueller spirited the National WWII Museum from its 1990 conception to its 2000 opening, then through the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and now into its current multimillion-dollar expansion campaign.
The oldest steel warship still afloat, USS Olympia embodies the United States' historic transition into a global seapower.
Designed by Americans and introduced by the British, the Lewis proved the most reliable and versatile Allied light machine gun of World War I.
From exploding bats to the Great Panjandrum, here’s our rundown of some of combat’s kookiest contraptions
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Despite is susceptibility to Stingers, the Mi-24 assault gunship packs a sting of its own and has proved an enduring war machine.