~ THE WAR INDUSTRY ~

Production of naval artillery

Naval artillery produced by the weapon factories of the Skoda heavy industry, in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia.

Production of Messerschmitt Me Bf 110 heavy fighters

A worker in the production line of a factory of Messerschmitt Me Bf 110. This heavy fighter was, along with its "little brother" Messerschmitt Me Bf 109, one of the great protagonists of the Battle of Britain.

Artillery shells on factory trials

In a German shooting range are tested artillery shells fitted with proximity fuzes.

Naval artillery on factory trials

Factory trials of a long-range naval artillery piece. The effort of the German war industry intensified to the point that, even if it can seem strange, production was enormously larger than during the beginning of the war, despite the damages caused by the Allied bombings.

Production of Focke-Wulf Fw 190 fighters

A full squadron of new fighters Focke-Wulf Fw 190 receive the finishing touches before being delivered. These aircraft used a powerful air-cooled radial engine whose large power allowed to compensate the aerodynamic drag caused by the flat nose.

German female worker

A German girl working in the war industry, as many other women who had to contribute to the war effort when the events turned against their country.

Battleship USS Iowa on the shipyard

The prow of the huge battleship USS Iowa while in the shipyard.

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