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Armies

Strength, Organization, Orders of Battle, Weapons, Equipment of WW2 Armies.


A description of the strength, organization, orders of battle, weapons and equipment of the armies and armed forces of the involved nations for different periods of WW2.

US uniforms 1944-45
Uniforms of the U.S. Army and Marine Corps in World War II. Uniforms and insignia in Northwest-Europe 1944-45, in the
Soldiers of 12th SS Hitlerjugend division in Normandy
Creation and Campaigns of the 12th SS Panzer division Hitler Youth. Designations, commanders, insignia, organization, in Normandy 1944, Battle of
British Highland infantry disembarks
Strength and organization of the British army in Italy from 1943 to 1945. Orders of Battle (September 1943, May 1944
British troops, armed with Lee-Enfield rifles
Strength and organization of the British army in North-West Europe 1944 to 1945. Homeland defense 1940-43, preparations for the return
German troops near Arnheim
German Orders of Battle on 16 September 1944 at the time of the allied airborne operation 'Market-Garden' around Arnhem. The
German infantry 1940 in street combat
Organization of the formations and units of the German Army from the Polish campaign til Operation Barbarossa 1941. In March
Flag rising Mt. Suribachi
The US forces in the Pacific War. The US Army and the US Marine Corps in the Pacific from December
Infantry of the 2nd SS-Panzer corps
Creation and Campaigns of the 9th SS-Panzer-Division Hohenstaufen. Designations, commanders, formation in 1943, first action Russia in spring 1944 and
heavy tank battalion with Tiger II
German Orders of Battle on 26 November 1944 after the German withdrawal from the Southeast Balkans following the coup d'état
crew of a PzKpfw IV Ausf J
Campaigns of the 9th SS-Panzer Division Hohenstaufen (Part II). From Arnhem, in the Ardennes and to Hungary to the end
A section of British soldiers of Slim's 14th Army in Burma
The British Army in Southeast Asia 1941 to 1945. Organization, divisions, Orders of Battle 1941/1942 and 1945, uniforms. The British
Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-14
Orders of Battle of the Luftwaffe from 10 January 1945: strength and aircraft of the Luftflotten for the last phase
MG42 machine gunner
Myths about the Waffen-SS (Part I). Disproportionately high losses, poorer leadership and better and more equipment and weapons in the
Troopers of 8 SS Cavalry division
Myths about the Waffen-SS (Part II). Crimes of the Waffen-SS: Einsatzgruppen (special task forces), concentration camp guards and war crimes.
Australian infantrymen advancing through swamps
The Australian army in North Africa and the Pacific during the Second World War. Organization, strength, divisions and uniforms in
Tiger I of sPz.Abt. 502 in Argenta in Italy
The Tiger Battalions of the German Army in the Second World War 1943 to 1945. Since the first Tiger tanks
88mm Pak 43 behind Rhine
German Orders of Battle from March 1, 1945 before the Allies crossed the Rhine. Army Groups, Armies, Corps and Divisions.
last defenders of Berlin
The final battles in the East and the last German Orders of Battle from April 30, 1945. Army groups, armies,
German NOC in front of a burning hut
German Orders of Battle from 3 September 1941 and the Eastern Front after the successful start of Operation Barbarossa from
German uniforms World War One
The uniforms of the Germany Army in World War One from 1914 to 1918. Uniforms of the infantry 1914/15 and

German military parade
Adolf Hitler at a military parade for the reintroduction of the military service.
On 1 September 1939 the armed forces of Nazi Germany began WW2 by invading Poland. With the notable exception of the German Wehrmacht, the organization and many weapons of the armed forces which fought the early campaigns was dominated by the memories of World War I and this was also the case in the design of uniforms. Not before the end of WW2, organization, uniform, equipment and weapons had often acquired a very modern look, as we knew it until today.

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