In war sometimes desparate situations lead to suicidal actions but that´s a part of war.
To me considering the use of distinct suicide...
Japan also had some more or lesss advanced special weapon programs like
- Yamato and Super Yamato Class BBs,
- Taiho and Improved Taiho...
Yes, and here is the reply.
Sorry, had to correct myself. This is the official OOB of the IJA Raiding Force:
Order of Battle
Both army and navy had their own paratroopers.
The navy paratroops were part of the special naval landing force (1st, 2nd and 3rd Yokosuka...
Some pics regarding japanese flamethrowers etc.:
Type 93 Flamethrower:
Type 93 Large Flamethrower:
Type 100 Flamethrower:...
There were basically three ways IJA scattered poisonous gases:
- aerial bombs
- artillery grenades
- gas spraying vehicles and trailers...
There is a problem regarding the designation.
Following the author of the old german magazine "Waffen Revue", which was quite famous for...
Type 95 Collapsibe Boats were not really suitable for oceanic transport. It must have been a hard ride if they really used these....
In general IJA used so called "anchorage" units to organise unloading sea transports from land (or sea if it´s an innitial landing). These...
Thx. Took me 15 years of Hobby research to get that far but I think it was worth the time.
Most do not know much about the japanese armor...
- Army Experimental Fighter Mitsubishi Ki-63- Army Experimental Fighter Kawasaki Ki-60Japanese Army Airforce fighter list:
List of Japanese Army Airforce bombers:
a) Light Bombers
- Army Type 93 two-engined Light Bomber Mitsubishi Ki-2
- Army Type 93...
- Die Brücke (1959)
Die Brücke (film) - Wikipedia
-08/15 film series (1954/55)
08/15 (film series) - Wikipedia
From mid 1944 the US navy sent a Special mission to gather infos on the german navy and its technologies and related army Technologies. The...
After surrender the US Navy sent a special mission to evaluate several technical and statistical infos on the japanese naval power and naval...
With some help I found out what the Sütterlin text means.
"Beim Wagen waschen
in der Gold-Oppa"
Washing the car in the Gold-Oppa
Yeah, wrong picture taken…
Here is the correct one:
Thx for correction.
The official designation was "Navy Type 0 Carrier Fighter" and its japanese nickname "Reisen" for "Rei Sentoki" = "(Type) 0 fighter". A6M was...
Christian was a great help recovering the original japanese tanks and armored vehicles thread after the forum was gone. I owe him one for...