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  List of equipment used in World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of armoured fighting vehicles of World War II
List of common World War II infantry weapons
List of aircraft of the Armée de l'Air, World War II
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_equipment_used_in_World_War_II   (140 words)

 Articles - Panzer IV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Combat experience showed that increasingly the 50 mm L/60 gun mounted on late-model Panzer III was unable to deal with enemy tanks at long range.
As the Panzer IV was intended to fill an anti-infantry combat role, early models were fitted with a low-velocity 75 mm KwK37 L/24 gun, firing high-explosive shells.
A lengthened chassis based on the Panzer IV with Panzer III components was used on the Hummel 15cm and Nashorn 8.8cm self-propelled guns.
www.gaple.com /articles/Panzer_IV   (1239 words)

 Gulf War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main battles were aerial and ground combat within Iraq, Kuwait, and bordering areas of Saudi Arabia.
In a bid to open the possibility of relations to Iraq, the country was removed from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Rarely in urban combat does the fighting range exceed 1 km, a range at which theoretically the M1 Abrams tank was vulnerable to the 125 mm gun of the Iraqi T-72 tanks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gulf_War   (7695 words)

Listed below are some of the more common vehicles, all of which were used (in one form or another) by the Wehrmacht throughout the rest of the war (more on that in the next section, below).
The turret is identical to the one mounted on the Char B1-Bis, mounting a 47mm antitank gun with coaxial 7.5mm MG.
Training vehicles have been left off the list completely, as have ammunition carriers (nearly all French tanks were converted to use as ammunition carriers by the removal of the turret, and stats can be adjusted accordingly if a WM wishes to use them in his game).
www.mchome.net /dirk/weirdwars/vehicles.htm   (4786 words)

 ipedia.com: List of equipment used in World War II Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Table of contents 1 Infantry Weapons 2 Ground Vehicles 3 Planes Infantry Weapons List of common WWII infantry weapons List of secondary and special issue WWII infantry weapons List of prototype WWII i...
List of secondary and special issue WWII infantry weapons
List of aircraft of the WW2 Armée de l'Air
www.ipedia.com /list_of_equipment_used_in_world_war_ii.html   (119 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The plane is a TL 8 vehicle [Vehicles second edition, June 1998 errata] using some of the house rules suggested by MA Lloyd.
The tank is a TL8 vehicle [Vehicles second edition, June 1998 errata] with a TL10 NPU to represent a 'cold fusion' plant as described by Shawn Fisher for his UN campaign.
The battlesuit is a TL 8 Vehicle [GURPS Vehicles, second edition, June 1998 errata] with weaponry, trauma maintenance and exo-armor husk from GURPS Mecha, the voice synthesizer/bullhorn, inertial compass, gyrobalance and "D" cells from GURPS Robots, the near miss indicator from GURPS Ultra- Tech 2 and hardened electronics as proposed by MA Lloyd.
omeyer.gmxhome.de /GURPSnet_files/votw_201_to_300.txt   (15642 words)

 Archive Willys Overland and Ford Jeep Serial Number Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The middle of the 3 plates on the glove box (or dashboard on the early slat grill MB's, since Slatgrills didn't have glove boxes) in front of the passenger is the plate with the serial number on it.
WWII Jeep engines also had a serial number stamped into a rounded boss on the passenger side of the engine block, behind the oil filter canister.
Just as in WWII, there is some correlation to the Willys frame serial number, however, Willys inventory rotation practices and bare chassis sales don't allow for an exact match or even a consistent correlation in numbers.
members.aol.com /brimiljeep/WebPages/ArchiveJeepSerialNumberPage.html   (3798 words)

 WWII Online Guide - The Keymapper
Every vehicle that is covered under that category is listed here, including ALL, which is a general keymap for all of the vehicles in that category.
The first column lists all the command functions for that category, the second column shows the primary button (key, or key combo) or axis it is mapped to.
ALL and vehicle map appear in exactly the same place with the exact same function list and doesn't appear to change unless something is mapped in a specific vehicle.
scribs.info /en/keymapper   (7886 words)

 Western Pacific
They were brought ashore in 196 vehicles of the Army's 708th, 715th, and 773d Amphibian Tractor Battalions and their Marine Corps counterparts.
Their first objective was Orote Peninsula; combat units would then push across the island, clear the southern end, and reorient for a sweep to the north coast.
The plan to use armed and armored amphibian vehicles ashore as tanks had to be set aside, since the amtracs were needed more for the ship-to-shore ferrying of supplies.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/brochures/westpac/westpac.htm   (8909 words)

 Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord- FAQ
Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord is a tactical WWII combat simulation set in a full 3D environment.
Combat Mission allows the player to lead the soldiers of six nationalities (U.S., British, Canadian, Polish, French, and German) into battle using historical Tables of Equipment and Organization (TOandE), surroundings, and combat results.
Combat Mission (CM) has its roots in an earlier project called Computer Squad Leader (CSL) which was based on, but not a literal translation of, Avalon Hill's Advanced Squad Leader (ASL).
www.battlefront.com /products/cmbo/FAQ.html   (2893 words)

 Battleground WWII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is one to one scale combat for miniatures from 15mm to 30mm.
The sizes for each gun are listed in the following file:Gun Sizes.
Vehicle Sheets: I've created vehicle sheets for some of my favorite vehicles.
www.generalissue.com /battleground   (681 words)

 Military History Online - Military History Book Store
This is a terrific book, and is primarily a summary and analysis of the available literature on the combat history of the German Tiger I and II tanks of WWII.
In tank to tank combat, the Tigers were incredibly good at killing other tanks, reaching kill ratios up to 13:1 in many cases.
The high kill ratios when they did engage in combat were offset by their tendency to either run out of gas or break down in combat, which resulted in large numbers having to be abandoned (more than were destroyed by Allied tanks).
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /bookstore/Bookstore.aspx?ISBN=0971765022   (1396 words)

 Jeep Webrings List Page - Brian's Military Jeeps of WWII -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Some sites are tributes to individuals, some commemorate units, and others offer information, personnel lists and/or images of individuals and units.
The 8th Air Force was stationed in East Anglia during WWII, and flew against targets in France, Germany and the low countries.
To make contact with others that share common interests, or who are looking for relatives or long lost friends.
members.aol.com /brimiljeep/WebPages/JeepWebringsPage.html   (2547 words)

 Burma, 1942
The only American combat force even remotely available at the onset of the fighting was the fledgling American Volunteer Group (AVG).
During a 24 March meeting with Stilwell at Magwe, the air corps general estimated that his command would not be ready for combat until 1 May. Stilwell accepted that estimate, and Brereton returned to his headquarters in Delhi.
With him were 114 people, including what was left of his own staff, a group of nurses, a Chinese general with his personal bodyguards, a number of British commandos, a collection of mechanics, a few civilians, and a newspaperman.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/brochures/burma42/burma42.htm   (6014 words)

This section provides a short list of chemicals and other hazards that are common to many IOC installations.
Below is a list of Governing Bodies and organizations that publish standards, the name of their respective standards, and how you can obtain a list of their standards.
Localized sweating around the site of liquid agent on the skin is common, and generalized sweating after a large liquid or vapor exposure is common.
www.osc.army.mil /ss/sg/occguide/section5.htm   (14927 words)

 Naming the M113 the "Gavin"
During WWII, General James M. Gavin led American Paratroopers on numerous parachute combat jumps, leading them all the way to Berlin and victory over the Germans.
Since then, the M113 has been readily used successfully in combat by the U.S. and free world armies all over the world from Vietnam, the Middle East, Entebbe, Panama, the Balkans, the Far East, Desert Storm and is in combat today in both Iraq and Afghanistan fighting global terrorists.
Furthermore, Light Sapper Combat Engineer units with HMMWV trucks transformed to upgraded M113s would be able for the first time to breach under armor using rocket line clearing charges and greater safety.
www.geocities.com /gavinpetition   (8585 words)

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Below is a list of each shipping option, explaining the typical time it will take to arrive to you and the approximate cost.
After submitting your list you will receive an estimate in store credit that can be spent like cash on the website.
When only one condition is listed, then the box and contents are in the same condition.
www.nobleknight.com /NKGInventory.Txt   (3492 words)

 Hannah's Blog: December 2004 Archives
Indeed, even though the vehicle has the capacity to travel at tremendous speeds, rules and regulations, not to mention the conditions of the road, all act to restrict both momentum and direction and, periodically, bring him to an unwelcome halt.
Short of vehicles and spare parts critical to his unit's ability to haul fuel to infantrymen and helicopter pilots, Birt said he and other high-ranking soldiers agreed to procure the needed equipment improperly.
The list of potential breaches of Army regulations is just as long, including "conduct unbecoming of an officer," a serious offense in the military.
hannah.smith-family.com /archive/2004_12.html   (18630 words)

 GI Intelligence Dept
• The Rifle Platoon and Squad in Offensive Combat - Infantry School - Ft. Benning - principles and methods of employment of the rifle platoon and squad in offensive combat.
WWII Combat Medic-Great site for everything related to combat medics.
Discussion of all aspects WWII airborne operations are appropriate topics for this list.
www.hardscrabblefarm.com /ww2/ww2_home.htm   (3176 words)

WWII Simulation of Combat between two infantry companies.
ARMORED VEHICLES Armored units get to make an armor save when they are hit.
Roll 1D6 (Armor Roll): Roll Result: 1-5 Nothing 6 Ignore a Pinned Result/Treat a Kill Result as a Pinned Result Units with heavier armor get a bonus to this roll.
www.angelfire.com /games2/warpspawn/CC.html   (664 words)

 Doublespeak - SourceWatch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Critics say embedded reporters are psychologically inclined to see themselves as part of the military operation, and are restricted in what they can report, and who they can talk to (see: Ted Koppel).
Once "classified" became a euphemism for "secret," information that wasn't secret was then called unclassified, which carries the implication that the natural state of information is to be classified, in other words, to be kept secret from outsiders.
unmanned aerial vehicles: As in "Iraq has a growing fleet of manned and unmanned aerial vehicles that could be used to disperse chemical and biological weapons across broad areas." Two balsa wood radio-controlled aircraft with duct-taped struts and a range of about five miles were discovered.
www.sourcewatch.org /wiki.phtml?title=Doublespeak   (2973 words)

 WWII General II
Includes first-hand combat reports by American and German participants, giving both sides of the events, and 16 pages of specially commissioned color paintings illustrating markings and camouflage schemes of participating aircraft on both sides.
Among the unsung heroes of WWII were these normal men who completed their missions day after day, over 400 b/w and color photos, color aircraft profiles.
Paul Cora, C,O, a narrative history of a combat unit attached to the U.S. 8th Air Force in the European Theater of operations from December 1943 through the end of the war in Europe.
www.aberdeenbookstore.com /wwii_general_ii.htm   (14983 words)

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According to the state vehicle code, the use of emergency light bars is limited to "authorized emergency vehicles" performing emergency services.
Describing the removal of the lights as a "preposterous and time-consuming ritual," a panel of three judges held that the state law was "discriminatory" towards tribes because no other government is treated the same.
The tribe sought a rehearing, as is common when a court is divided on an issue.
www.nanews.org /archive/2004/nanews12.047   (21209 words)

 ASL Reading List
Here is a list of reference materials for ASL players and scenario designers (plus any other military enthusiasts).
This is a slim (32 page) booklet from Darlington Press that describes several unusual vehicles that were used in North Africa.
This is a great book, giving a large amount of detail on both the battle itself as well as the upper echelon machinations and the attempts to get supplies to both armies Latimer's writing style is fairly fluid and quite engaging.
www.cavalcadeofwhimsy.com /wargaming/asl/asl_reading_list.htm   (3004 words)

 WORLD WAR TWO BOOKS - AUTHORS M - Z FROM C. CLAYTON THOMPSON - BOOKSELLER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In addition to the combat narrative, The Old Breed is filled with other important USMC material.
The six authors of Uncommon Valor have two things in common; all were professional writers, and all served with their Divisions in combat.
Each listing is annotated to assist researchers, historians, veterans and others seeking information.
www.civilwarmall.com /bookseller/files/wwiiMZ.htm   (14573 words)

 Links and More...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Combat Engineers - Photos of Third Signal Co, 15th Bn, 3rd Inf Div - added 06-22-05
Who's Who in WWII - Listed are men (with one exception) who served in WWII, who were famous before the war or went onto fame
Combat the TV Show - The longest running WWII series of the 60's
www.6thcorpscombatengineers.com /links.htm   (3033 words)

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