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BK-31 armored boat raised from the bottom of the Volga river

Vitamin- 24/03/2020 0

BK-31 - an armored boat of the Volga military flotilla, which took part in the Battle of Stalingrad. From July 24 to December 17, 1942, ... Read More

BK-31 armored boat raised from the bottom of the Volga river
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T34 “Sniper” from the bottom of the swamp

Vitamin- 29/03/2020 0

The history of this tank is not unusual. There were many such incidents during World War II. However, each story is interesting in its own ... Read More

T34 “Sniper” from the bottom of the swamp
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A tank LT vz.38 “Prague” and a cowshed… The story of how fate has united them

Vitamin- 28/03/2020 0

This story happened in the village of Manege, which is located in the Moscow region of Russia. This is a small village with a population ... Read More

A tank LT vz.38 “Prague” and a cowshed… The story of how fate has united them
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Torn out of the swamp’s tight embrace T34

Vitamin- 30/03/2020 0

This is another story about how, after more than half a century, the tank saw sunlight. Having done a tremendous job, Kazakhstani journalist Sergei Borisov, ... Read More

Torn out of the swamp’s tight embrace T34
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Color photos of Holocaust victims from concentration camps

Apolon- 20/03/2020 0

During World War II, German Nazis and their allies killed about six million Jews. This methodical, bureaucratic, state-organized operation of prosecution and extermination is called ... Read More

Color photos of Holocaust victims from concentration camps
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Giant Artillery Dugout (16 photos, 2 videos)

Vitamin- 26/03/2020 0

We found this dugout during the last digging. It was an unusual size (very large compared to the rest that we found). As usual, the ... Read More

Giant Artillery Dugout (16 photos, 2 videos)
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Rare color photos of the German offensive on Stalingrad

Apolon- 19/03/2020 0

Hans Eckle, a Chief Corporal  of the 578th Infantry Regiment of the 305th Wehrmacht Infantry Division, took a large number of color photographs during the ... Read More

Rare color photos of the German offensive on Stalingrad
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Movable fortress

Vitamin- 25/03/2020 0

Attempts to find new ways of personal protection for soldiers accompanied humanity for many centuries. Thus, in the XVII century, the famous French Marshal Vauban ... Read More

Movable fortress
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Untouched place

la_anastasia- 21/03/2020 0

It was a cold December day in Leningrad front, there were a few days before the New Year. Snow fell and the temperature was about ... Read More

Untouched place

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March 30 – April 05 2020 /Week in History/
Apolon- 29/03/2020

A Chinese man who lived on a raft for 133 days, The collision of two aircraft, Liberation of Gdansk and The start of construction of a ship that cannot be sunk. What ... Read More

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Restoration of the steel award SS / NSDAP / SA
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Restoration of the steel award SS / NSDAP / SA

Apolon- 21/11/2019 0

Hi experts, in this article I will share with you my personal experience of the restoration of the Great Iron Eagle lying in the ground for more than 70 years. ... Read More

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Swiss rifles

Greg- 31/03/2020 0

By the middle of the 19th century, the first models of small arms using a self contained metallic cartridge appeared. Now there was no need to load weapons from the ... Read More

Finnish crosses of Mannerheim. From personal collection!
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Finnish crosses of Mannerheim. From personal collection!

Apolon- 16/12/2019 0

Hi experts, today I want to introduce you a very interesting Finnish badge. Its name is Monnerheim Cross or Finnish Cross of Liberty. In my collection I have three such ... Read More

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Total aviation losses and destroyed Japanese Planes after the End of WWII

Apolon- 26/11/2019 0

The video shows the situation filmed by an American operator after the surrender of Japan in World War II. Hundreds of crashed planes, hundreds of tons of metal, that's all what remained out of the imperial air force. During World War II, Japan was the winner in the number of ... Read More

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Basics of stripping remains of the soldiers.

Vitamin- 27/12/2019 0

Search and establishment of the names of soldiers who died during the Second World War II is conducted according to certain rules. Among them, I ... Read More

Buchenwald guard +18

Vitamin- 21/11/2019 0

On April 8, 1945, the prisoners of Buchenwald, Gvidon Damazin and Konstantin Leonov, sent a request for help using a makeshift radio station. The Buchenwald ... Read More

Kyiv in the eyes of the German soldier. Occupation of the capital of Ukraine in photos

Alexander the great- 06/01/2020 0

On the night of September 19, 1941 the Red Army left Kiev, parts of the Wehrmacht entered the city. The Kiev defensive operation ended in ... Read More

Dresden: The World War Two bombing 75 years on

Alexander the great- 20/02/2020 0

The bombing of Dresden created a firestorm that destroyed the centre of the city "The firestorm is incredible... Insane fear grips me and from then ... Read More