on land: German Army & strategic land targets
Ports and harbours, oil refineries, airfields, invasion beaches, transport
including enemy tanks.
Axis Aircraft Carriers, Ships, Aircraft and Wrecks Today
Focuses on the location of the surviving Axis ships as well as on marine
archaeology and ship wrecks, including the Bismarck
and the surviving U-Boats.
Recovery and Restoration Projects Highlighting activities
around the world on recovery and restoration of Aircraft Carriers and Ships
used by the Fleet Air Arm. Includes information about the operators and
restorers of historic ships and warships.
Model World An introduction to the world
of the model maker, focusing on Axis Navy and Luftwaffe models and reviews
about them, and where to buy them, as well as links to modeller societies and
SIGs. Includes online purchases (coming soon).
features links and commentary on modeler
information resources brought to our attention by members. This page is
updated regularly on-line and an updated version published in the IPMS/USA
Virtual Axis Aircraft and Ships and Flight
Simulation Fly your own Axis aircraft
to combat with your FAA fighter planes. Introducing the world of the Flight
Simulator, with links to main websites with over 30000 files. Free downloads
of Microsoft Flight Simulator wartime FAA and other WWII Aircraft.
and Airforces of the United Nations Today Information about the
warships used by the former Axis countries today.
Bibliography Key bibliographic sources.
Includes online purchases (coming soon).
German Kriegsmarine Encyclopedia.
Very comprehensive and detailed website divided into the categories:
History, Kriegsmarine (with detailed A-Z of ships including technical data,
photos and plans, history, operations and battle honours), Hochsee Flotte,
Z-Plan, Operations, Captured Ships, Naval Aviation, Victories. http://www.german-navy.de/marine.htm
as"The ultimate website related to the history of Bismarck and Tirpitz.
A lot of info, drawings and photos". http://www.bismarck-class.dk/
The U-Boat bases.
Lists with details the french U-boat bases which were well known to FAA
aircrews in WW2.
It contains an enormous database
where all 1153 U-boats and all 1,411 U-boat commanders in WWII are profiled.
Categories are divided into Ships and Navies, Aircraft and airforces,
Personalities, Weapons and technologies, The War at Sea, the ASW warfare, The
Air Offensive, and Allied Military losses. It also includes a small amount of
information on FAA aircraft and details of U-boats sunk by the FAA and RN in
Carrier-based aircraft (see escort carriers, TBF Avenger, F4F Wildcat/Martlet
and Fairey Swordfish),
also includes U-boat-successes
against aircraft including FAA.
Technology data sheets:a website dedicated to data about
the world's navies in WW1 and WW2. Military Naval Technology started by
publishing pages with the focus on the German navy and to describe the evolution
of naval technology from the beginning of the century to the end of WW II.
Datasheets exist for the Allied and Axis counties on the following:
Battleships, Battlecruisers, Aircraft Carriers, Seaplane Tenders,
Cruisers, Destroyers, Torpedo Boats, Submarines and Minor
Marina; Directory of names and statistics of the main units of the Regia
Marina (Italian Royal Navy), its 6 battleships, two of them of modern 35,000
ton.. type (Littorio type), 7 cruisers of 10,000 ton, 12 light cruisers
between 5.000 and 8.000 ton, 12 flotilla leader destroyers, 28 modern
destroyers, 19 old model destroyers, 69 torpedo boats, 117 submarines
of varied type and tonnage.
HG&UW Naval History
Information Center. World warship Lists And Photo Gallery from 1913 to
The Center provides warship data as a comprehensive, detailed listing of all
the world's battleships, cruisers, aircraft carriers and seaplane tenders,
from the start of naval aviation into the 21st century. Every warship,
battleship, carrier and seaplane tender ever built or planned is listed, with
complete technical data, historical sketches and photographs for virtually
every ship. There are nearly 1000 high-quality photos linked to the
respective ship histories. This is perhaps one of the most comprehensive
websites for information about the ships used by all the World's Navies
during WWII and after. Includes details for the German, Italian, Japanese,
and Vichy French warships and links to other web resources.
Nihon Kaigun Imperial Japanese
NavyA website dedicated to the Imperial Japanese navy
during World War II. There is comprehjesivre information about its naval
aviation corps, consisting of 10 aircraft carriers and 1500 aviators, and its
11 battleships among the most powerful in the world.
site is intended to provide a resource for information on the European Axis
and neutral Air Forces of the Second World War. Categories include:
Abbreviations, Designations and Organizations, Bibliography, Munich,
Air Enthusiast/International Index, Aviation Essays, Orders of Battle, Links,
Das Flugzeugarchiv der
Deutschen Luftwaffe 1939 bis 1945 [The Aircraft Archive of the German
Airforce 1939 to 1945]. One of the most comprehensive Luiftwaffe websites,
and part of the Unsere Luftwaffe web, with technical details and histories
for key German aircraft and airmen, including many wartime colour
photographs. Has a useful Search facility.
Website in German.
The Luftwaffe 1933-1945 website includes :
What's new, Air units, Ground units, Articles, Miscellaneous, Orders of
Battle, Equipment, Sources and Books, Links, Discussion Board.
The Luftwaffe Archives &
Records Reference Group (LWAG) was founded in June 2000 by a
loose-knit group of 50 prominent aviation archivists, historians, webmasters
and authors, all specializing in the German Luftwaffe during the Second World
War. LWAG's membership literally scans the globe, with active
participation from more than a dozen countries around the world. http://www.stormbirds.com/lwag/
Luftwaffe Database, with
extensive facts and figures and a contents list which includes: Organisation,
command ranks, best of the breed, highest award winners, scorring and awards,
axis aircraft markings, personnel files.
Luftwaffe Fighter Aces and
their Aircraft. Currently a small website but with details of a handfull of
Luftwaffe Aces and their aircraft, including aircraft profiles. http://hem.passagen.se/galland/index.html
Unsere Luftwaffe. German language
website - source of historical information on the types of aircraft
flown by the german Luftwaffe before and during the Second World War. Also
includes a Luftwaffe Forum.
LUFTWAFFE SIG HOME PAGE (special
interest group Luftwaffe in Norway).
Details of the Fuftwaffe forces that were to prove themselves against the
Arctic Convoys and the FAA raids on Tirpitz.
Achtung Panzer, the
history of tanks and people of the Panzertruppe. Contents include detailed
profiles and operational histories of panzer tanks by class, vehicles of the
Wehrmacht, Militatry links, Bron Pancerna polish tanks, a forum and a search
Afrika-Korps Comprehensive website with a detailed content list, including
information about the command structure, airfields, aircraft, renown pilots,
uniforms, and even music to download (eg Download HERE Lili Marleen Lili
FINLAND IN WORLD WAR
II. Website with general history and linked web pages on Finnish Air
Force with information about individual aircraft and aces, Military and War,
VERMISTEN UND TOTEN
DATABANK: A site listing all the known fatalities and missing
person person of the German Armed forces during both World War I and World
(WASt) for the notification of next-of-kin of members of the former
German Wehrmacht who were killed in action. The site is a must for anyone
tracing freinds or realtives who served in the Wehrmact, Luftwaffe,
Kreigmarine or Waffen SS. In excess of 2.100.000 personal files on German
naval personnel (Imperial German Navy, forerunner to the Reichsmarine,
Reichsmarine, Kriegsmarine, German Minesweeping Service and drafted merchant
seamen) for the period 1871-1947. Over 15.000.000 files on German and
Austrian forces and their allies who were P.o.Ws. (mainly in French, American
and British custody). Release documents on transports (repatriations) from
the East. Approximately 1.500.000 files (residue) on foreign P.o.Ws. in