We present to you some very interesting, but rather unknown weapons used by Hitler during World War II. Some of these weapons had incredible impact on the war while others fortunately failed to live up to their potential.
The Goliath tracked mine.
The Goliath Tracked Mine is a miniature tank that can be controlled remotely. The mini-goliath might seem like a toy but it is actually devastatingly dangerous. They could move at a steady 6 miles per hour while carrying up to 100 kg of explosives or payload. These little monsters could be used to supply troops with reinforcements or even to completely obliterate bunkers and tanks. The major weakness of this mini-goliath was that they were connected to a joystick via a 2000-feet cable. All the enemies had to do was cut the wire.
The The Fritz X.
The The Fritz X is a radio-guided bomb and is considered to be the grandfather of modern smart bombs. This 3,450-pound explosive can penetrate 28 inches of armor and was very successful in combat. This was primarily because it could be deployed from an altitude of 20,000 feet which was out of reach for the antiaircraft systems at the time. In fact, less than a month after it was launched, it sank an Italian battleship in 1943. It also put USS Savannah, an American Light Cruiser, out of service for a whole year after being struck by the bomb.