Historics collection. The Prussian cuirassiers rode strong and impressive horses and were armed with straight blades. They were the pride of prince Hohenlohe’s heavy cavalry regiments that faced the Napoleon’s French troops during the battle of Jena-Auerstadt in 1806. The curassiers abandoned their breastplates in 1798 and wore a white coat with regiment...
Towards the end of the 70's, the Israeli army began to use a large number of M60 tanks, which were supplied by the United States. The Blazer was extensively modified to protect the crews after gaining experience during the various Middle East wars.
The Rafale is a 4th generation fighter aircraft manufactured by Dassault Aviation for French Air Force. The French Navy Rafale M was extensively used in the operations conducted on Libya in the first half of 2012 alongside the variants used by air force.
North American B-25 Mitchell was most probably one of the best medium bombers of WWII. The first flight of the twin-engine North American plane was done in 1939. Powered by two 1750 HP Wright R-2600 Cyclone engines, the B-25 was known by an unbelievable operational flexibility.
As US bomber operations iniate at airfields all over Southern England from the summer of 1942, the vehicles used in servicing their Liberators and Flying Fortresses were slowly changing from the standard RAF support vehicles, to specialised US Air Force gear.
The Willys Jeep, officially designated Truck, 1/2 ton, 4x4, is the best known of all the American vehicles of the Second World War. Originally intended to be a command and reconnaissance car, it became the most versatile of all vehicles. Able to be armed with machine guns and to tow small artillery pieces, the Jeep was essential to the Allied war effort.
As the air war over occupied Europe progressively developed, so did the equipment used by the RAF and its Bomber Command. Specialist vehicles were introduced to supply arms and equipment to waiting machines and maintenance tasks were made easier through the introduction of specialised equipment.