WW II King Tiger Tank

One of the most feared weapons of World War II, the King Tiger Tank (also known as Tiger Tank II) donned an almost impenetrable...

MASH – MOBILE ARMY SURGICAL HOSPITAL

MASH Field Hospital Diorama at AFHM In this section of the Armed Forces History Museum, you will discover a recreated US Army MASH field hospital. ...

WWII Weapons and Tactics

During WWII, both the Allies and Axis continually designed, produced and implemented advanced weapons and tactics in their endeavor for supremacy.  Industrial advancements and...

Belgium’s FN FAL Battle Rifle

The first prototype for Belgium’s FN FAL battle rifle was completed in 1947.  After testing, the British Army requested additional prototypes incorporating a bullpup...

One of the Longest Surviving POWs – William Andrew Robinson

Many facts and stories from previous conflicts remain in the spotlight long after they have passed.  One that seems to elude many is the...

Bell OH-58 Kiowa Helicopter

The Bell OH-58 Kiowa is a military helicopter used in various roles.  This single-engine, single-rotor Kiowa is capable of observation, utility and direct fire...

United States M16 Assault Rifle

The United States M16 assault rifle was designed in 1956, but production did not begin until 1963.  This rifle is considered one of the top rifles of the...

Replica Weapons – Post 1898

REPLICA NON-FUNCTIONAL FIREARMS FOR DISPLAY AND NON-VIOLENT USE ONLY The Armed Forces History Museum carries a number of high quality replicas - great for personal collections and...

Top Ten United States Fighter Pilot Aces from WWII

OVERVIEW Based on victories reported, below is a top ten list of the United States fighter pilot aces from WWII.  No doubt, they US had...