Tag: The Second World War

Assault gun StuG-40 found in a swamp in 2002. Its condition in 2020

Assault gun StuG-40 found in a swamp in 2002. Its condition in 2020

- 01/06/2020

A very infrequent beast for Russian (and world) museums StuG-40 Abandoned Self-propelled gun StuG-40 Ausf.G (was found in the swamp). One of the first assault ... 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

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

We dig out the crash site of the Pe-2 bomber (part1)

We dig out the crash site of the Pe-2 bomber (part1)

- 21/04/2020

How did they find the crash site of the bomber This place was indicated to us by a local resident. He heard the story of ... Read More

1914–15 Star

1914–15 Star

- 18/04/2020

1914–15 Star - established in 1918 to reward those who served between August 5, 1914 and December 31, 1915 at the military theaters of the First ... Read More

Found 76 mm regimental gun M1927 from the swamp Kyrgesoo

Found 76 mm regimental gun M1927 from the swamp Kyrgesoo

- 17/04/2020

The search for this 76 mm regimental gun M1927 lasted for three years. The head of the "Otsing" search club, Igor Sedunov, says that searchers ... 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

German smoke grenade Blendkorper

German smoke grenade Blendkorper

- 09/04/2020

In 1943, a new smoke grenade, somewhat unusual in design, was developed for the Wehrmacht, and called the Blendkorper - "blinding device." "Blinding device" was ... 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

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

Untouched place

Untouched place

- 21/03/2020

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

Rare color photos of the German offensive on Stalingrad

Rare color photos of the German offensive on Stalingrad

- 19/03/2020

This article shows very rare and unique color photos of the German offensive in Stalingrad in November 1942. Hans Eckle, a Chief Corporal  of the ... Read More

Incredible finds from the German dugout. (15 photos)

Incredible finds from the German dugout. (15 photos)

- 03/02/2020

It was a warm and sunny day in August. We arrived at a German position. 70 years ago, Wehrmacht troops were stationed here.  I immediately ... Read More