Visit to 2. Ausstellung militärhistorischer Fahrzeuge in Trier

Country: Germany Bundesland: Rheinland-Pfalz Date: Saturday, the 5th of July 2014 Title: Visit to the 2. Ausstellung miltärhistorischer Fahrzeuge des Fördervereins WTD 41 e.V. auf der Schießplatzanlage der WTD 41 in Trier  Links open in a new window or tab when clicked, galleries will open in a lightbox. Click the Google Maps image for detailed location information On …

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Military artwork: Panzer Marsch

The chaps at Axis Track Services have a fantastic deal in their store!  In association with The Tank Museum, Bruce Crompton, director of Axis Track Services, commissioned world-renowned artist Nicolas Trudgian to paint “Panzer Marsch” – The last advance of Tiger 131. Limited to only 650 prints, this painting commemorates the 70th anniversary of the capture of …

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June 2014 update

Hello folks, I’ve just returned from a week in Normandy, France to celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. It was a great week which made a deep impression on me. I will be posting a separate blog post about this week this month. I have to sort out over 2,000 pictures so it will take …

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Videoblog: Combat Dealers

Combat Dealers is a show which follows the fortunes and adventures of larger than life Londoner Bruce Crompton – one of the world’s biggest collectors of 20th century military equipment. Born and bred in East London, this cockney lad has a shrewd eye for a good deal. Follow Bruce and his highly specialist team as they …

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Militracks 2014

Country: The Netherlands Province: Noord-Brabant Date: Sunday, the 18th of May 2014 Title: Militracks 2014 at the Oorlogsmuseum Overloon  Links open in a new window or tab when clicked, galleries will open in a lightbox. Click the Google Maps image for detailed location information Again, this fifth edition of Militracks was a weekend of good weather, militaria and …

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Visit to Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim

Country: Germany Bundesland: Baden-Württemberg Date: Wednesday, the 13th of April 2011 Title: Visit to Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim  The Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim and the Technik Museum Speyer present a unique exhibition of military history with a major emphasis on the motorization of the armed forces during World War II and the development of armoured vehicles. In …

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Visit to Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung Koblenz

Country: Germany Bundesland: Rheinland-Pfalz Date: Monday, the 11th of April 2011 Title: Visit to Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung in Koblenz  Die Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung (WTS) translates to The Scientific Collection of Defense Engineering Specimens, also called Defense Technology Museum. It has an exhibition space of 7,200 square meters and is thus one of the biggest technically oriented collections in …

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New camera!

Hi there, I wasn’t happy with the quality of my photographs and videos so after a thorough search for a DSLR camera with the right specifications I bought myself a Canon EOS 70D with the EF-S 18-135 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens. A great advantage is that I can borrow other (professional) lenses from a …

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