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World War II Vehicles, Tanks, Airplanes, and Ships

World War II, a time in history of great upheaval the world over. Found here in are some of the machines used in that time by the men and women who fought the battles, delivered the supplies, and transported the wounded. Look around and enjoy the historical information, the specifications, pictures and videos of the machines of war that were used in World War II.

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12 August 2018, Italy's Caproni Ca.111 reconnaissance

The Caproni Ca.111 was based on the Ca.101 design and made into a reconnaissance aircraft.

10 August 2018, Italy's Caproni Ca. 101 bomber

The Caproni Ca.101 was a design from the 1920s that was used in Ethiopia and in the early months of World War II in Europe.

  • Caproni Ca. 101

15 July 2018, Italy's CANT Z.1018 Leone (lion) bomber

Potentially a very excellent bomber the CANT Z.1018 Leone just came too late to have any measurable effect on the outcome of Italy's involvement in World War II.

  • CANT Z.1018 Leone medium bomber

14 July 2018, Italy's CANT Z.1011 medium bomber

The CANT Z.1011 might have become a medium bomber, but its engines were underpowered and the prototypes were made into transports.

  • CANT Z.1011 bomber

6 July 2018, Italy's Breda Ba.65 ground attack, attack fighter

The Breda Ba.65 was specially designed for ground attack.

  • Breda Ba.65 ground attack

1 July 2018, Italy's Ambrosini AL-12P glider

The Ambrosini AL-12P was to be used as a cargo glider.

30 June 2018, Italy's S.A.I.207 fighter

The S.A.I. 207 could have been an excellent fighter for the Italian Air Force, but it came too late and only 13 were constructed.

  • S.A.I. 207 fighter

24 June 2018, Japan's Code Names

Updated some of the code names for Japanese aircraft.

15 June 2018, Japan's Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka (cherry blossom) suicide attack plane

The Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka was built out of desperation due to the rapidly advancing Allies. Basically it was a man guided cruise missle.

  • Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka suicide attack

 

10 June 2018, Japan's Yokosuka R2Y Keiun (blue cloud) reconnaissance

The Yokosuka R2Y started out being a long range reconnaissance aircraft but the design was transformed into a jet attack bomber. Only a R2Y1 prototype was ever built.

  • Yokosuka R2Y Keiun reconnaissance

1 June 2018, Japan's Japan's Yokosuka D3Y Myojo (venus) trainer

The Yokosuka D3Y was to be manufactured with wood parts and construction that was easier for an unskilled work force. None were used in combat.

  • Yokosuka D3Y Myojo bomber trainer

31 May 2018, Japan's Yokosuka P1Y Ginga (milky way) attack bomber, night fighter

The Yokosuka P1Y Ginga was a highly versitle aircraft that didn't show its true potential as the war ended.

  • Yokosuka P1Y1 Ginga bomber

18 May 2018, Japan's Yokosuka E14Y reconnaissance floatplane; Navy Type 0

A single Yokosuka E14Y floatplane was the only aircraft to bomb the United States during World War II. It was broght to the Oregon coast by submarine I-25.

  • Yokosuka E14Y1 reconnaissance floatplane

27 April 2018, Japan's Yokosuka B4Y, Nakajima Type 96, K-96 torpedo bomber

The Yokosuka B4Y torpedo bomber was relegated to training duties before the attack on Pearl Harbor.

  • Yokosuka B4Y torpedo bomber

26 April 2018, Japan's Yokosuka K5Y trainer

The Yokosuka K5Y trainers were the Imperial Navy's favorite trainer. There were basically two versions, one land based and one with twin floats.

  • Yokosuka K5Y2 trainer floatplane

 

20 April 2018, Japan's Nakajima Kikka (orange blossom) bomber

The Nakajima Kikka bomber was the only jet aircraft to take off in Japan in World War II.

  • Nakajima Kikka fighter

 

13 April 2018, Japan's Nakajima G8N Renzan (mountain range) bomber

The Nakajima G8N Renzan was to be a land based long range Naval bomber. Only four prototypes were completed by the end of World War II.

  • Nakajima H8N Renzan bomber

6 April 2018, Japan's Nakajima C6N Saiun (painted cloud) carrier reconnaissance

The Nakajima C6N Saiun was initially used as a carrier based reconnaissance aircraft but with the heavy losses of carriers they were made into night fighters.

  • Nakajima C6N1 Saiun reconnaissance

Links

  • Free Military Manuals
    Free Military Manuals have manuals in pdf format, The main aim of this web site is to bring WWII German Military Manuals no longer in print into the public domain for free.
  • World War II Wiki
    Historical database for just about everything World War II.
  • Panzers of the Wehrmacht
    Informative site dedicated to the men and vehicles of the German Armed Forces of the Second World War. Contains an excellent image gallery.
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