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.
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.
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 2016Profile
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 2016Profile
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 2016Profile