Tag: ussr

Mosin-Nagant: Iconic Russian Rifle

Mosin-Nagant: Iconic Russian Rifle

- 11/09/2020

A heavy, powerful, often roughly made rifle became one of the most mass-produced military weapons of the first half of the 20th century. Mosin rifle ... Read More

The Gold Star medal (USSR)

The Gold Star medal (USSR)

- 08/09/2020

The Gold Star medal is a mark of distinction for persons awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union. The medal was instituted in ... Read More

Georgy Zhukov – WWII Marshal of the Soviet Union

Georgy Zhukov – WWII Marshal of the Soviet Union

- 05/09/2020

Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov is a legendary Soviet commander, Marshal of the Soviet Union, who was one of the key figures of the Red Army during ... Read More

Soviet collaboration during World War II (18+)

Soviet collaboration during World War II (18+)

- 28/08/2020

Traitors to the homeland have existed at all times and all peoples. Unfortunately, World War II was no exception. Today you will learn about the ... Read More

The life and death of Soviet soldiers on the Nevsky Pyatachok

The life and death of Soviet soldiers on the Nevsky Pyatachok

- 20/08/2020

War photos were taken by the photographer Vsevolod Tarasevich, in November 1941 on the Nevsky Pyatachok (ww2 battel). The shots leave a strong impression, that's ... Read More

Soviet helmet SSh-36, also known as “khalkhingolka”

Soviet helmet SSh-36, also known as “khalkhingolka”

- 16/08/2020

Dear reader, in this article you will learn about the first Soviet-made steel helmet adopted by the Red Army. This WW2 relic is considered desirable ... Read More

Medal “For Courage” (USSR)

Medal “For Courage” (USSR)

- 15/08/2020

The Medal "For Courage" is one of the first and in its status the highest medal in the award system of the Union of Soviet ... Read More

Battle of Stalingrad. Movie

Battle of Stalingrad. Movie

- 18/06/2020

The Battle of Stalingrad is one of the largest battles of World War II and the Great Patriotic War, which marked the beginning of a ... Read More

The Battle of Kursk. Movie

The Battle of Kursk. Movie

- 17/06/2020

The Battle of Kursk, the largest tank battle of all time. The turning point of World War 2 The Kursk Battle (July 5 - August ... Read More

Unique photos of the attack and death of Soviet soldiers

Unique photos of the attack and death of Soviet soldiers

- 02/06/2020

Unique attack photos taken on the run under mortar fire, World War II. Crimean front, Kerch direction, April or May 1942. The losses of Soviet ... 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

T-34 “Sniper” was found bottom of the swamp

T-34 “Sniper” was found bottom of the swamp

- 29/03/2020

This T-34 tank was found in a swamp at great depth in excellent condition. The history of this tank is not unusual. There were many ... Read More

A tank LT vz. 38 Prague and a cowshed. How did found him there?

A tank LT vz. 38 Prague and a cowshed. How did found him there?

- 28/03/2020

In one of the cowsheds there was found a broken tank LT vz. 38 Prague, Germans did not manage to repair this tank. To prevent ... 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