World War II

An in-depth view into World War II from 1939 to 1945.

USS ''Maddox''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/uss-maddox 8th Sep 2021 - The US Navy ''Summer''-Class Destroyer USS ''Maddox'' was a late World War II Aircraft Carrier Screener, first deployed in 1944. She supported the fin …

Soviet Petlyakov Pe-2 Dive Bomber

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/soviet-petlyakov-pe-2-dive-bomber 30th Aug 2021 - The Soviet produced Petlyakov Pe-2 was a World War II Dive Bomber, which saw extensive usage during The War. The Pe-2 was an effective Ground Support …

Soviet LaGG-3 Fighter Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/soviet-lagg-3-fighter-plane 30th Aug 2021 - With nearly 7,000 Production Models, The Soviet Lavochkin-Gorbunov-Gudkov LaGG-3 was a somewhat short lived, but effective – Fighter Plane durin …

Italian IMAM Ro.57 Light Bomber

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/italian-imam-ro57-light-bomber 30th Aug 2021 - The Italian IMAM Ro.57, while designed as a ''Light Bomber'', was used mostly as a Ground Support (Attack) and occasional Interceptor. Only 51 were Pr …

US Martin Model 167 ''Maryland'' Light Bomber

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-martin-model-167-maryland-light-bomber 30th Aug 2021 - The US Produced Martin Model 167 ''Maryland'', was a Light Bomber and Ground Support Bomber which was deployed by The US Army in 1940. With the start …

Japanese Kyushu Q1W ''Tokai'' AS Bomber Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/japanese-kyushu-q1w-tokai-as-bomber-plane 30th Aug 2021 - Deployed in mid-1943, The Imperial Japanese Naval Patrol Bomber – Kyushu Q1W ''Tokai'' was an effective land-based Light Bomber designed to hunt …

Spanish Astra 400 9mm Pistol

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/spanish-astra-400-9mm-pistol 25th Aug 2021 - The Astra 400 was a Spanish produced, 9mm Handgun used heavily during The Spanish Civil War and later World War II. The Model was first marketed in 19 …

Browning M1900 .32 Caliber Pistol

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/browning-m1900-32-caliber-pistol 25th Aug 2021 - The Browning Model 1900 Automatic Handgun, was US Firearms Maker John Browning's first successful and marketed ''Slide Automatic'' in 1896. Unfortunat …

Soviet DP-27 7.62mm Light MG

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/soviet-dp-27-762mm-light-mg 25th Aug 2021 - The Soviet made Degtyaryov 7.62mm Light Machine Gun was an Infantry Squad weapon which saw extensive service during World War II and can still be foun …

German-Swiss S-18/100 20mm AT Rifle

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/german-swiss-s-18100-20mm-at-rifle 14th Aug 2021 - The German-Swiss Solothurn S-18/100 was a World War II produced, 20mm Anti-Tank Rifle. First developed by Swiss sources in 1934, it would be adopted b …

Italian Macchi C.205 ''Veltro'' Fighter Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/italian-macchi-c205-veltro-fighter-plane 10th Aug 2021 - With over 260 Production Models, The 1942 Italian Macchi C.205 ''Veltro'' (Greyhound) Fighter served in The Italian Air Force during World War II. The …

US ''Wickes''-Class Destroyer

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-wickes-class-destroyer 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Wickes''-Class Destroyer was developed as a US Naval warfare platform and was among the first Classes of ''Destroyers'' built for US Navy use. T …