1944 Hitler's Secret Weapon
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Frank McDonough, world leading expert on the domestic side of Hitler's Germany, explains why and how Hitler was able to establish and sustain his rule within Germany. Watch Now 5. Zielgerät 1229
A new study has found that at various times the British have invaded almost 90 per cent of the countries around the globe. My son (finance/econ guy) has told me that the Nazis depleted 80-90% of their finances on their weapon production, so their economy basically collapsed, adding to their defeat at end of war.A6 – planned version of the A5 with different propellants; may have also been a proposal for a manned reconnaissance version of the A4b/A9.
Type XVIII U-boat – a U-boat designed to use air-independent propulsion; several were under construction when the war ended.Great Gustav was actually used to fire shell at the British across the English Channel. A number of shells actually made it across and landed on the coastlines of several British towns. Elefant (Ferdinand) - A heavy tank destroyer, mounting a 8.8 cm Pak 43/2 L/71 gun, 91 units produced.
Never heard of most of these weapons before! I'm surprised that more of them don't show up in movies. Mark Axworthy, London: Arms and Armour, 1995, Third Axis, Fourth Ally: Romanian Armed Forces in the European War, 1941–1945, pp. 228–235 Tooze, Adam (2007). The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy. London: Penguin. ISBN 978-0141003481.
Dénes Bernád, Charles K. Kliment, Helion and Company, Magyar Warriors: The History of the Royal Hungarian Armed Forces 1919-1945, Volume 1, p. 371 I (1942) – a planned 56,500 ton aircraft carrier, converted from a transport; cancelled before work started. The Nazis were famous for their development and design of innovative weapons, including their revolutionary Wunderwaffen (Miracle Weapons). Although some of the Nazis’ weapon designs were undoubtedly far-fetched and impractical – such as the Panzer 1000, a monster tank weighing 1,000 tonnes – others were highly sophisticated and way ahead of their time – and the competition.