Ace of the Month - General Johannes 'Macky' Steinhoff

A phenomenal fighter pilot, Johannes ‘Macky’ Steinhoff is remembered as one of the fiercest Luftwaffe pilots In German aviation history, flying both during and after WW2, shooting down 176 aircraft during his service time.

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26 July 2016

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Nakajima Ki-43-I and -II: The Forgotten Falcon

The nimble Nakajima Ki-43 formed the backbone of the Japanese Army Air Service in the Second World War and, though overshadowed by the Zero, remained a dangerous opponent throughout the war.

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12 July 2016

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M18 Gun Motor Carriage – Hellcat

Go light, go quick, don’t stop - these words pretty much sum up the M18 Hellcat, American tier III tank destroyer with the BR value of 5.0.

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21 June 2016

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Messerschmitt Bf 110 - Zerstörer

The powerful armament of the Messerschmitt Bf 110 is ideally suited to destroying bombers, as demonstrated in December 1939 over the seas north of Germany.

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14 June 2016

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Yermolayev Yer-2 - A Soviet with Italian Heritage

Although the Yer-2 did not play a major role in the Second World War, its exceptionally heavy bomb load for its class make it an excellent heavy bomber in War Thunder.

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16 May 2016

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An Italian beast to challenge the mighty Spitfire: Macchi MC.202

With its sleek fuselage, speed and great maneuverability, the Italian Macchi MC.202 Folgore fighter was easily the best Italian fighter in the initial stages of World War Two and was an unpleasant surprise to Allied fighters. In War Thunder, it’s no less effective.

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21 April 2016

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T-34 Model 1942 - A Tough Nut to Crack

With an unprecedented blend of speed, protection and firepower the iconic T-34 tank was the backbone of the armoured forces of the Red Army in World War II, epitomised by the mid-war Model 1942.

7 April 2016

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Ace of the Month - Squadron Leader Marinos Mitralexis

This month we wish to introduce you to a story of a brave fighter ace from Greece who become famous after he successfully attacked an Italian bomber aircraft with the prop of his own fighter aircraft!

4 April 2016

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F4U-1D “The Whistling Death”

While plagued with trouble at first, the Corsair proved to be an excellent naval fighter and fighter-bomber, combining speed, firepower, ruggedness and a large payload. These traits resulted in the Corsair being one of the most potent naval fighters of World War II.

28 March 2016

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Small, Slow and Tough: Valentine Mk.I

It is small. It is slow. But the Valentine Mk I compensates for both of these things with sturdy all-around armour and its fast-firing accurate gun with good penetration for its tier.

23 March 2016

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M26 Pershing: A Medium Heavy Tank

The M26 Pershing, often marked as the first American combat-ready heavy tank, was the product of long and painful development and arrived too late to see any significant action during World War 2. It however proved itself in future conflicts and was the first from the long line of tanks.

17 March 2016

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Lavochkin La-5

The Lavochkin La-5, mount of the leading Allied ace of the war, is a well balanced fighter with no major weaknesses that excels at lower altitude.

8 March 2016

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