World War II Vehicles
Tracked and heavily armored, they were originally designed to break the trench stalemates in WW1, but by WW2, they had turned into highly mobile weapons.
Armored cars were lightly armed and wheeled, often used as command or reconnaissance vehicles, though they saw their share of combat.
Self-Propelled Guns and Artillery
Whether an anti-aircraft gun, or anti-tank gun, or rocket artillery, these self-propelled guns offered much greater flexibility than their towed predecessors.
Front lines could only advance with secure supply lines behind them. A wide array of transport vehicles was necessary to bring the needed supplies to the advancing fronts.
Vehicles of other classifications, whether tractors, motorcycles, or other types, contributed to the war as much as their higher-profile siblings.
List by Country
Use the dropdown menu above to list vehicle by country.
List All Vehicles
Use the link above to see a list of all vehicle without filtering by category or country.
- » Mitsubishi Materials to Compensate Chinese Slaves (16 Aug 2016)
- » Elie Wiesel's Passing (4 Jul 2016)
- » Kaname Harada's Passing (5 May 2016)
- » WW2DB's 11th Anniversary (29 Dec 2015)
- » See all news
- » 942 biographies
- » 319 events
- » 33,182 timeline entries
- » 711 ships
- » 314 aircraft models
- » 179 vehicle models
- » 316 weapon models
- » 95 historical documents
- » 121 facilities
- » 420 book reviews
- » 23,223 photos
- » 272 maps
Winston Churchill, on the RAF