Gearing Up For D-Day

Garrett E Eriksen takes a look at the kit equipped by Allied and Axis soldiers at the Normandy Landings. The rest of this article can be found in the July 2017 issue of The Armourer. The 6th of June 1944 saw the largest seaborne invasion in history taking place along the beaches of Normandy, France as part of the Allied invasion of German-occupied Western Europe. It has … Continue reading Gearing Up For D-Day

The Uniforms of the Desert

An examination of the gear worn by both Axis and Allied forces at the Siege of Tobruk. The rest of this article can be found in the April 2017 issue of The Armourer. 1941 saw the likes of General Erwin Rommel, the Desert Fox himself, testing the might of his Afrika Korps against the steely resolve of the British Western Desert Force (WDF) in Northern Africa. … Continue reading The Uniforms of the Desert