Diabolically simple, the flamethrower, now an iconic military weapon, brought a biblical Hades of fire and brimstone to the modern battlefield. by Brandt Heatherington. Perhaps the most primal and profound fear of men and animals alike is the fear of fire.
Schwerer Gustav. Schwerer Gustav (English: Heavy Gustaf, or Great Gustaf) and Dora were the names of two German 80 cm K (E) railway guns. They were developed in the late 1930s by Krupp as siege artillery for the explicit purpose of destroying the main forts of the French Maginot Line, the strongest fortifications then in existence.
The Nimitz-class are a class of ten nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in service with the United States Navy. The lead ship of the class is named after World War II United States Pacific Fleet commander Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, who was the U.S. Navy's last living fleet admiral.