Shangdeng No.1 was an overambitious design undertaken by the Chinese Shanghai Bulb Factory in 1958 to produce a multipurpose vehicle which could serve as a helicopter, a bus and a boat for the National Day celebrations.
The Model 281 was the export version of the famous Boeing P-26 Peashooter, purchased and used in China during the early years of the Second Sino-Japanese War.
The Renault ZB was an experimental tank developed in the mid-1930’s. Although rejected for service with the French, sixteen units would later be constructed and exported to China where it was used against the Japanese.
The XB-3 was an experimental bomber designed by the Chinese 3rd AFAMF inspired from the Soviet Tupolev SB bomber received during the Second Sino-Japanese War.
The “twelve reasons” was a list written by Aisin-Gioro Puyi to plead his case to the Japanese of why he should be restored as emperor in the newly established Japanese puppet state of Manchoukuo.
The 1st AFAMF Zhong 28 Yi was China’s development of the famous Soviet Polikarpov I-15bis fighter. Only thirty examples were produced between 1937 and 1944 and allegedly saw combat against the Japanese.
The 1st AFAMF Hummingbird was designed by Major General Zhu Jiaren and was China’s first helicopter. No serial production commenced, but two prototypes were produced and both were lost shortly after.
One of the most common helmets used by the Chinese during the Second Sino-Japanese War were imported M1935 Stahlhelms. However prior to that in 1932, the Chinese attempted to produce their own Stahlhelm allegedly based off of the World War I M1916 Stahlhelm.
Dou Xiangsong was a criminal from the Heilongjiang Province trained by the KGB to blow up China’s captured T-62 tank. It was the Soviet’s last attempt to prevent the Chinese from studying the tank.
The 1st AFAMF XP-0 was one of China’s attempts during World War II to design and produce a capable fighter against the Japanese. A total of ten (including prototype) examples were produced.