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Frozen 1945 Studebaker US6 Truck Comes Back to Life, Handles Snow Like a Champ
Frozen 1945 Studebaker US6 Truck Comes Back to Life, Handles Snow Like a Champ

24 Nov 2022, 18:51 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / While most US6s were sent to the Soviet Union during WWII, some remained in North America for construction purposes. This rusty rig is one of them.

 
Rare 1942 Chevrolet G506 Panel Truck Takes a Stroll in the Mud, It's a WW2 Time Capsule
Rare 1942 Chevrolet G506 Panel Truck Takes a Stroll in the Mud, It's a WW2 Time Capsule

16 Sep 2022, 13:21 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Most trucks were shipped with a standard cargo body and shared their closed cabs with the GMC CCKW, but Chevrolet also built a panel van version.

 
Extremely Rare, Pre-WW2 BMWs Found on Abandoned Property, Shrouded in Mystery
Extremely Rare, Pre-WW2 BMWs Found on Abandoned Property, Shrouded in Mystery

22 Aug 2022, 13:56 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Most likely built by Frazer Nash in the United Kingdom, this pre-WW2 BMWs have been stored under tarps for a few decades.

 
Volkswagen Turns 85 Today, Does Not Celebrate in Any Particular Way
Volkswagen Turns 85 Today, Does Not Celebrate in Any Particular Way

28 May 2022, 19:58 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / 85 years ago today, the company that we now refer to as Volkswagen was founded. Its name was changed in 1938 to Volkswagenwerk GmbH, mind you

 
Barn Find Condition Me-163 Komet Shows the Fall of WW2 Germany in a Nutshell
Barn Find Condition Me-163 Komet Shows the Fall of WW2 Germany in a Nutshell

6 Jan 2022, 18:43 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / It's fitting that this rocket fighter is in such close proximity to Space Shuttle Discovery in the museum hangar. We may never have had one without the other.

 
Forget the Corsair, This is the Real Most Important Navy Plane of WW2
Forget the Corsair, This is the Real Most Important Navy Plane of WW2

6 Jan 2022, 14:37 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The Consolidated PBY Catalina is a twin-engined flying boat apart that from recovering downed aviators it excelled at convoy bombing and reconnaissance

 
Why the Air Force Will Never Forget Black Sunday
Why the Air Force Will Never Forget Black Sunday

22 Dec 2021, 13:16 UTC · By: Andrew Nabors / What was planned as a normal bombing run transformed into one of the biggest American losses of the Second World War and here's how it happened

 
This B-17 Flying Fortress Project Aims for Title of World’s Most Beautiful Restoration
This B-17 Flying Fortress Project Aims for Title of World’s Most Beautiful Restoration

20 Aug 2021, 03:07 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / El Tigre is currently being restored in Seattle, with 80% of the project completed. It’s already been listed for sale, with an asking price of $9 million

 
Here's Your Chance to Own a Fiat Artillery Tractor Likely Used in World War 2
Here's Your Chance to Own a Fiat Artillery Tractor Likely Used in World War 2

28 Jul 2021, 11:30 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Tipping the scales at more than 10,000 pounds, the P4/100 could barely reach top speeds of 14 mph, but it could climb a slope of 75 degrees

 
B-17 Flying Fortress Has Been Hiding in a Barn for Years, Waiting to Be Restored
B-17 Flying Fortress Has Been Hiding in a Barn for Years, Waiting to Be Restored

27 Jul 2021, 16:50 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Parked in a junkyard after World War 2, this Flying Fortress was saved in the 1980s. Dubbed "Desert Rat," it's being restored in a barn in Illinois

 
Spitfire on a 20-Feet Stick Honors Unskilled Young Civilians Who Made War Planes
Spitfire on a 20-Feet Stick Honors Unskilled Young Civilians Who Made War Planes

26 Jul 2021, 09:26 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Of the 20,000 Supermarine Spitfires made during the war, 10 percent come from a secret factory in Salisbury crewed by unskilled young Brits

 
100-Year-Old WW2 Veteran Takes First Ride in a Tesla, His Reaction Is Priceless
100-Year-Old WW2 Veteran Takes First Ride in a Tesla, His Reaction Is Priceless

7 Jul 2021, 11:43 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / "I can't imagine that much power and going that quick," he says while getting out of the passenger seat, visibly impressed with the Model S' performance

 
1949 Hawker Fury Had 2,800 HP Engine Swap, Is Looking For a New Pilot
1949 Hawker Fury Had 2,800 HP Engine Swap, Is Looking For a New Pilot

26 Dec 2020, 11:15 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / 1949 Hawker Fury is one of the planes that served in Iraq decades ago; it had an engine swap after a forced landing in the 1980s

 
This 1945 Supermarine Spitfire Was Late to the War, Still Looks Ready to Fight
This 1945 Supermarine Spitfire Was Late to the War, Still Looks Ready to Fight

22 Nov 2020, 08:22 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / 1945 Supermarine Spitfire was instrumental in keeping the Luftwaffe at bay during the Battle of Britain, and one of the most important RAF fighters

 
Yakovlev Yak-9s Helped Push the Nazis Out of Russia, Red Fighters Still Stun
Yakovlev Yak-9s Helped Push the Nazis Out of Russia, Red Fighters Still Stun

21 Nov 2020, 14:44 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Yakovlev Yak-9, a replica of the Red Army's fighters of the Second World War, is up for grabs with an undisclosed price, incredible look

 
Indian Scout Gets a Role In Call of Duty: WWII
Indian Scout Gets a Role In Call of Duty: WWII

3 Nov 2017, 10:28 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / We love to see great attention to detail in video games, and the Call of Duty: WWII features a period-correct Indian Scout 741B as a military bike

 
Cool WW2 German Tracked Motorcycle Going Under The Hammer
Cool WW2 German Tracked Motorcycle Going Under The Hammer

13 Mar 2017, 17:26 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / Looking for a very rare motorcycle for your uber-collection? Here’s a 1944 NSU Kettenkrad that is going under the hammer soon

 
Warbird Pinup Girls Bringing Sexy Back with WW2 Classic Fighters and Bombers
Warbird Pinup Girls Bringing Sexy Back with WW2 Classic Fighters and Bombers

15 Aug 2016, 23:11 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / There isn't a single car in these photos. But planes have rubber wheels and go way faster than any Bugatti Veyron. So we don't think you'll mind

 
M4 Sherman Tank's 16-Liter Engine Roars 70 Years after Normandy Landings
M4 Sherman Tank's 16-Liter Engine Roars 70 Years after Normandy Landings

9 Jun 2014, 13:16 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / The 6th of June, 1944 – that's when the tide of the Second World War swung wide in favor of the allied forces. On that day, American, British, Canadian and Australian troops forced their ...