For some people war movies are just type of action and adventure movies, but for others they can recall the painful memories. Some of the war movies present the soldiers on the front, sometime the civilians that suffer during the war. As many veterans of war say they often are not hurt phisically, but the damages that were done to their souls cannot be repaired.
Aichi D3A Val
Japanese carrier-based diving bomber.
Airspeed AS.51 Horsa was a British glider developed for carrying troops and light equipment (like jeep or gun) especially for the paratroopers and the air assault forces. During World War 2 it was use...
American medium bomber most famous for being used in the Doolittle Raid when 16 of the planes took off from aircraft carrier USS Hornet and attacked the Tokio in 1942.
Curtiss P-36 Hawk
American fighter was one of the first sleek monoplanes, together with Hawker Hurricane and Messerschmitt Bf 109 it was the spearhead in fighter construction. During 1940s it was exported to many count...
British fighter used as the core of Royal Air Force at the beginning of the war. Despite some minor flaws the Hurricanes proved to be vital during the war together with Spitfires.
Heinkel He 111
German bomber used during the invasion of Poland and Battle of Britain. While it was carrying decent amount of bombs the defensive weapons were far too weak to even against older fighters.
Heinkel He 59
German biplane designed in 1930s to give the navy a reconnaissance aircraft that would also be able to carry torpedoes. He 59 had version with twin-floats and also wheeled landing gear. During Civil W...
Famous Soviet assault airplane that was the most produced bomber during World War 2 with 36,183 built.
Junkers Ju 52
Most famous German transport plane of World War 2 Ju 52 was easily recognizable because he had characteristic three engines (one fitted in the nose and two on the wings). It started as civilian passen...
Junkers Ju 87 Stuka
Most famous diving bomber of World War 2 - famous mostly for the success at the beginning of the war and the siren that was turned on during the dive. Successful at the beginning of the war Stuka prov...
Messerschmitt Bf 109
Most popular German fighter in World War 2 - designed pre-war was very modern construction that proved superior during the Spanish War and invasion of Poland.
Messerschmitt Bf 110
Unusual project from 1930s - in times when low-wing monoplanes (like Me 109, Hurricane, Spitfire, French M.S.406) proved to be more aerodynamically efficient Messerschmitt built a twin-engined heavy f...
Mitsubishi A6M Zero
Most popular Japanese fighter during World War 2. At the beginning of the war it was superior to all the Allied opponents, but after arrival of new American planes to Pacific Theater of Operations Zer...
Mitsubishi Ki-21 (Allied code name Sally) was Japanese medium bomber used mostly in war against China in 1930s and at the beginning of World War 2 on Pacific. Initially they were very successful, most...
Nakajima B5N Kate
Japanese carrier-based bomber that could carry bombs or torpedoes.
Nakajima Ki-21 (Allied code name Nate) Japanese fighter used since 1937 on the Pacific theater of World War 2 and over Southeast Asia. Before the introduction of Mitsubishi A6M Zero it was the main fi...
American fighter plane.
Polish bomber and reconnaissance aircraft designed in 1930s, bo on the verge of World War 2 the construction was already doomed to fail in confrontation with modern German fighters. Most of them were ...
PZL-37 Los (Moose) was Polish twin-engined bomber built on the verge of World War 2. The construction was promising, but only a handful of operational planes were available during the invasion of Pola...
Main Polish fighter plane during the German invasion in 1939. Designed in early 1930 on the verge of World War 2 the plane was already obsolete and didn’t stand a change against modern German fighters...
Best British fighter of World War 2 - the only plane that could have matched the power of Me 109 at the beginning of the war. Spitfires proved their real value during the Battle of Britain when they m...