The Mitsubishi J8M Shusui “Autumn Water” and the cave secret The Mitsubishi J8M Shusui “Autumn Water”, also meaning “Sharp Sword”. This Japanese Jet interceptor aircraft was inspired and designed on the German Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet. Only 7 units were built. Initially, two J8M survived the WW2. In November 1945, these two […]
The Unconditional Surrender: world War II in Europe and its new mounted map GMT has made available a two mounted maps set for the Unconditional Surrender: World War II in Europe wargame. This game is very interesting and I could purchase it as soon as it was available. The unique feature of this grand-strategy […]
Battle of Coral Sea: Summary and Quick Visual Quiz Following the rapid expansion during January-February of 1942, the Japanese Command understood the necessity to strengthen the South Pacific flank of the Rising Empire of Japan. While some authors have the opinion that it was a defensive operation, others think that it was a preliminary […]
A new page for the Japanese Aircraft Carriers Shokaku and Zuikaku is here. The page includes information about the construction, successive modifications and major operations in which the ship was involved. The images also represents the original ship in those days. I also try to compare the ship characteristics with the counters statistics provided by […]
This section will be devoted to review books on the scope of the site. See the first review here entitled “Ardennes 1944: Hitler’s Last Gamble”.