Recently we made a video on the first ever production jet fighter, the iconic German Me. 262. It’s hard to overstate the importance of that aircraft… but just a few months into its service, it already had a proper rival. In July 1944, the Royal Air Force were already using the Gloster Meteor.
On October 3rd, 1990, West and East Germanies were united, and the fall of the Berlin wall was finished. Germans celebrate this day as a national holiday, Tag der Deutschen Einheit, or German Unity Day.
As we work on unit models for War Thunder, we regularly consult with professionals who have extensive knowledge of real-life combat vehicles. We would like to give the floor to one such expert right now. In this interview, Askar Alpysbaev, a Soviet Air Force pilot instructor, will be answering our questions about the Su-7B.
On June 6th we celebrate the anniversary of the Allied landing in Normandy. D-Day was the largest sea landing in history, it began the liberation of France from Nazi occupation. The landing in Normandy opened the Western front in Europe and brought the anti-Hitler coalition significantly closer to Victory in World War II.
Space mining has always been far from peaceful, but corporations managed to rub along together. Until now, when they found on the Moon the mysterious Object 279, a powerful weapon of the first space race. You are weapons free with the whole arsenal of combat space suits available in several variants.
We, in War Thunder, love the traditions that help remember the sublime feelings of the warriors at sea, in the air and on the ground. That’s why we pay tribute to one of the most beautiful days of the year - Valentine's Day!