B-17, also called Flying Fortress, U.S. heavy bomber used during World War II. The B-17 was designed by the Boeing Aircraft Company in response to the Army Air Corps specification that called for a four-engined bomber at a time when two engines were the norm. On 8 August 1934, the U.S. Army Air Corps (USAAC)... Continue Reading →
1917 the Movie behind the scenes photos and videos of the training and making of the multi award winning film.
A few photos and behind the scenes footage of the training provided for Catherine the Great in Lithuania. Please note this article will go live in full once the show airs.
British forces in Libya had been roundly defeated by Rommel in mid-1942, and a reshuffle saw Bernard Montgomery take over the 8th Army dangerously close to Alexandria. Some essentials for success had been put in place by his predecessor, but Montgomery's refusal to attack until he was ready, careful briefings, pep talks to troops and... Continue Reading →
Matthew Moore, Media Correspondent August 7 2019, 12:01am, The Times It has been described as a true First World War epic and Sam Mendes’s answer to Dunkirk. Yet very little is known about 1917 beyond that it has a star-studded British cast list including Richard Madden, Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch. The film, due to... Continue Reading →
The great war youtube channel season 4 which focuses on the political and operational events of 1917. Episode one https://youtu.be/EdJjQdA-q-k
Could you handle a 13 werk 12 hour shift in a Mark IV Tank? If so read on. The Mark IV was a more heavily armoured version of the Mark I, and went into production in May 1917. The Mark IVs were used successfully at the Messines Ridge in June 1917, where they outpaced the... Continue Reading →
Weekly Bts podcast from the strike back crib. (There are spoilers) so if you don't want to know before the UK release, don't listen. This week its Dan Macpherson. https://anchor.fm/strikebackcrib/episodes/Episode-1-with-Dan-MacPherson-e3171e Ep 2 podcast with director https://anchor.fm/strikebackcrib/episodes/Episode-3-with-Varada-Seethu-e35bh8 sit rep 4 with Director Paul Wilmshurst and Jamie Bamber
Day One. Pistol quick reaction CQB drills https://youtu.be/KDR1dkRqzAY