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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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18 March 2018, Japan's Mitsubishi J8M Shusui (sword stroke) fighter

The Japanese Military Attache in Germany became aware of the development of a jet interceptor and obtained the manufacturing rights for Japan. These eventually became the Mitsubishi J8M Shusui.

  • Mitsubishi J8M Shusui fighter

17 March 2018, Japan's Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (hurricane) fighter

The Mitsubishi A7M Reppu was to be the successor to the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen but it never got priority and only 1 production aircraft was completed.

  • Mitsubishi A7M Reppu fighter

17 March 2018, Japan's Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen (zero fighter) fighter

The A6M2-K and A6M2-K5 variants of the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen were used as two seat trainers. 515 were produced.

16 March 2018, Japan's Mitsubishi J2M Raiden (thunderbolt) fighter

Probably one of the best Japanese land based fighters of World War II the Mitsubishi J2M Raiden wasn't produced in very large numbers and were primarily used around the home islands.

  • Mitsubishi J2M Raiden fighter


9 March 2018, Japan's Mitsubishi A5M fighter

The Mitsubishi A5M Claude was a widely used fighter in China.

  • Mitsubishi Type 96-2A fighter

25 February 2018, Japan's Mitsubishi K3M trainer, Navy Type 90

The Mitsubishi K3M was used as a crew trainer for the Imperial Japanese Navy.

  • Mitsubhishi K3M Navy Type 90 trainer

23 February 2018, Japan's Kyushu J7W Shinden (magnificent thunderbolt/lightning) fighter

The Kyushu J7W was the only canard style aircraft that was to be manufactured during World War II.

  • Kyushu J7W1 Shinden fighter

9 February 2018, Japan's Kyushu Q1W Tokai (eastern sea) anti-submarine, reconnaissance

The Kyushu Q1W1 was intended to help protect convoys from submarines but it was slow and poorly defended.

  • Kyushu Q1W Tokai anti-submarine

3 February 2018, Japan's Kyushu K11W Shiragiku (white chrysanthemum) trainer

The Kyushu K11W was used by the Imperial Japanese Navy for training bomber crews.

  • Kyushu K11W Shiragiku trainer

2 February 2018, Japan's Kawanishi N1K Shiden (violent lightning / lightning flash) fighter

Based on a float plane the Kawanishi N1K1 was one of the better late war Japanese Navy fighters.

  • Kawanishi N1K4-J Model 32 Shiden fighter


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    Historical database for just about everything World War II.
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