Karl-Gerät “Ziu” self-propelled siege mortar firing in Warsaw in late August 1944. The Karl-Gerät series was the largest caliber self-propelled weapon ever built and used in combat firing 60 cm (24 in) shells.

“For Bogart, his feelings for Bacall were the real thing. In one of many love letters, he wrote ‘I never believed that I could love anyone again…you are my last love and all the rest of my life I shall love you and watch you and be ready to help you.’ ”
- Bogie and Bacall, To Have and Have Not. c.1944

Wiking Division soldiers having a cigarette break after completing a mission in the Kovel sector, spring 1944.


Type 89 Kai 2 Particle Beam

Manufactured by Rokuoh-Sha’s occult investigation hardware branch between 1933 and 1944 to match the advances of the Thule-Gesellschaft in paranormal defense prior to World War 2.
35mm 120MeV hydrogen ions beam.

People don’t often think about the underworld front of WW2.