Website updates April 2019

Hello and welcome to my website. During the last couple of days I’ve been busy updating the older posts by updating links and restore functionality. WordPress updates are sometimes a pain but all seems to work again besides the event calendar. The plugin for the event calendar is probably outdated so I have to look …

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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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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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December 2013 update

Hello folks! Exciting times here at Weapons Of War HQ about a month before the year ends. This month you can expect a blog about my visit to Panzermuseum Thun, Switzerland, in October 2010. A great site for tank enthusiasts, lots of rare prototypes to be seen there. In other news, Weapons Of War will be …

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July 2013 update

Hi folks! Busy times here at Weapons Of War HQ about a month before summer vacation. Hopefully I will be able to finish the blogs about my visits to tank heavens Musée des Blindés (Saumur, France), The Tank Museum (Bovington, England) and Deutsches Panzermuseum Munster (Munster, Germany) before I leave for a well-deserved break. And of course …

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D-Day, 6th of June 1944

“Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, you …

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Memorial Day Weekend

Every year on the final Monday of May the United States Of America and people worldwide celebrate Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The preceding weekend the American Battle Monuments Commission hosts Memorial Day ceremonies in England, France, Italy, Belgium, …

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Website updates

Hi there,

As you may have noticed the website has been undergoing numerous changes recently. A new site logo is in the making and I’m going to resize most images so the website as a whole will load quicker, especially on mobile devices. I hope you enjoy the website so far, if you have any questions or suggestions please contact me by e-mail.

Richard de Neve

Tiger I finds home in Deutsches Panzermuseum Munster

The collection of the Deutsches Panzermuseum Munster has a very important and rare addition, a Sd.Kfz. 181 Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausführung E. Of course this type is better known as the infamous Tiger I.

This Tiger I has been reconstructed out of various other original Tiger tanks. By following this link you can find out which parts of early, middle and late editions were used to make this hybrid edition!