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World War II German History: Technological Advancements

A guide to assist students in navigating German history during World War II

Technology

As is so often the case with war, World War II served as a great source of technological advancements. As one might expect, a great deal of those advancements were put to use as weapons during the war, but many inventions created during this time came to have a great legacy that extends beyond the contexts of World War II, whether that is due to the invention's direct relevance to later life or its influence on even further technological advancements that would come after the war.

The Autobahn

Modern Marvels explores the history of the German Autobahn and how it is deeply entwined with Nazi Germany and World War II.

Missiles

Messerschmitt Me 262

Volkswagen

Sturmgewehr

Tanks

Blitzkrieg