Tag: history

Shortly about “Night of Long Knives”

Shortly about “Night of Long Knives”

- 16/10/2020

“Night of the Long Knives” (German: Nacht der langen Messer) is a large-scale bloody massacre of Adolf Hitler and his entourage over objectionable party leaders ... Read More

Wehrmacht soldiers could be shot for having sex with these women

Wehrmacht soldiers could be shot for having sex with these women

- 19/05/2020

Racial purity in the Third Reich The problem of racial purity in the Third Reich was given priority. The Nazi ideological machine sought total control ... Read More

Abandoned Japanese 8-ton artillery tractor Type 92 Ni-Ku

Abandoned Japanese 8-ton artillery tractor Type 92 Ni-Ku

- 08/05/2020

This article will discuss the Type 92 8t Prime Mover "Ni-Ku" Japanese artillery tractor abandoned after World War II. Very little information was collected on ... Read More

After 79 years, a motor ship “Armenia” was found at the bottom of the Black Sea

After 79 years, a motor ship “Armenia” was found at the bottom of the Black Sea

- 02/05/2020

The Soviet ship Armenia was sunk by two torpedoes launched by a German bomber near the Crimea in 1941. It was only just found in 2020. ... Read More

Minesweeper War Badge

Minesweeper War Badge

- 27/04/2020

Minesweeper War Badge History The Minesweeper War Badge or Minesweepers, Sub-Chasers and Escort-Vessel War Badge (German: Kriegsabzeichen für Minensuch-, U-Boot-Jagd- und Sicherungsverbände) was a World ... Read More

We dig out the crash site of the Pe-2 bomber (part2)

We dig out the crash site of the Pe-2 bomber (part2)

- 25/04/2020

As is already known from the first part of this story, the engine we found belonged to the Soviet Pe-2 bomber. Soviet bomber Pe-2 (Petlyakov-2) ... Read More

76 mm regimental gun M1927 from the swamp Kyrgesoo

76 mm regimental gun M1927 from the swamp Kyrgesoo

- 17/04/2020

The search for this cannon lasted for three years. The head of the "Otsing" search club, Igor Sedunov, says that searchers found information about the ... Read More

125-mm Soviet AMPULOMET

125-mm Soviet AMPULOMET

- 10/04/2020

125-mm Soviet ampulomet was the only model of an ampulomet mass-produced in the USSR. It was widely used with varying success by the Red Army ... Read More

World War II Victory Medal

World War II Victory Medal

- 07/04/2020

World War II Victory Medal  - was established by the Congress Act on July 6, 1945. Its the design was approved by the Minister of ... Read More

Japanese amphibious truck Su-ki on Ponape Island in Micronesia

Japanese amphibious truck Su-ki on Ponape Island in Micronesia

- 03/04/2020

Japanese amphibious truck Su-ki (スキ型4輪駆動水陸両用車) - four-wheel drive amphibious landing truck. During operations in the Solomon Islands and the Gilbert Islands, as well as their ... Read More

Commemorative Medal of the War of 1939-1945 (France)

Commemorative Medal of the War of 1939-1945 (France)

- 02/04/2020

Award history Commemorative medal of the war of 1939-1945 (Fr. Médaille commémorative de la guerre 1939-1945) - the state, commemorative award of France established on ... Read More

T34 “Sniper” from the bottom of the swamp

T34 “Sniper” from the bottom of the swamp

- 29/03/2020

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

A tank LT vz.38 “Prague” and a cowshed… The story of how fate has united them

A tank LT vz.38 “Prague” and a cowshed… The story of how fate has united them

- 28/03/2020

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

Movable fortress

Movable fortress

- 25/03/2020

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

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

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

- 24/03/2020

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