More from my tour of the museum:
Standing several storeys high, a massive A4 rocket, one of Hitler's "wonder weapons" and the first practical ballistic missile.
The original "tank", a British Mark V from World War 1
Massive 7 ton shell fired by this monster
, the largest gun ever built.
A Russian designed T-34/85 with a colourful history, it was built in Czechoslovakia in 1955 then captured by the Israelis during one of its wars with neighbouring Arab states.
"little boy", identical to the second atomic bomb dropped on Japan.
5 cm Panzerabwehrkanone
38 anti-tank gun
Interestingly named Sherman tank *giggle*
1,650lb bomb from World War 1, almost comical in appearanceKrummlauf
bent barrel and periscope attachment made for shooting around corners
Sectioned Armour Piercing Composite Rigid shell, a poor excuse to show some wartime porn
A fin from the Messerschmitt Me110 flown by Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer
, displaying his impressive tally of 121 Allied aircraft shot down during night combat
Colt M1911 with crudely customised grips, more porn *sigh*
The cost of war - the hand makes a complete revolution every few seconds, adding another number to the digital counter, another ongoing casualty of war
Looks like "Engrish" has been around for longer than we thought - this Chinese copy of the notorious Tommy gun is marked as the "Tha
mpson" submachinegun hehe
The rotary engine from the Fokker triplane in which the Red Baron
met his end
Italian helmet from World War One, leaving little doubt as to the fate of its last owner
Steel plate from HMS Barham
penetrated by a 12 inch shell
Daimler armoured car
The business end of the Lancaster bomber, featuring twin 0.303 Browning machineguns in an automatic turret
Bofors 40mm cannon,
Welrod integrally suppressed pistol, I don't know what I'd give to own one *drool*
Equally desirable is the uppermost of this trio of rifles, the DeLisle integrally suppressed carbine
Chevrolet truck used by the Long Range Desert Group in North Africa during World War Two, displayed in the condition in which it was found in 1980
The Sopwith Camel, quintissential World War One fighter plane
Focke Wulf 190, premier Nazi fighter-bomber...
... and its main rival, the NA P-51 Mustang
The legendary '88, tank killer supreme
The V1 flying bomb, the world's first cruise missile and yet another German innovation.