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Nazi commando unit Brandenburg-800

Nazi commando unit Brandenburg-800

During World War I, Germany led military operations on the African continent under the command of General Lettov-Forbek. One of the officers of the German corps, captain Theodore von Hippel, ...
"Hawk" - aviation special forces

"Hawk" - aviation special forces

Early morning in one of the suburban suburban villages. The sun is still timidly trying to announce the beginning of the day. There is not a soul in the street. Peace and quiet. Suddenly, because of the forest, cutting the morning air with a silver screw, with ...
From the tribe of gray wolves

From the tribe of gray wolves

The four of them went through the field camp of "spirits" like a knife through a piece of butter, generously pouring tents in lead bursts of Kalash and not saving grenades. When the base was cleaned, the commander went on ...
OMSBON - special forces athletes

OMSBON - special forces athletes

As you know, there is no place for sport in a war. During the years of hostilities, world championships, Olympic games, national championships are canceled. The Great Patriotic War was no exception: the athletes ...
Alpha fighters

Alpha fighters

34 a year ago, Soviet special forces stormed the palace of the head of Afghanistan, Hafizullah Amin. For the special division "Alpha" this operation has become a kind of calling card. "Russian Planet" ...
EKAM: Greek version

EKAM: Greek version

The Greek Police Task Force (EKAM) is the main power structure of the Greek state in the fight against terrorism. It is entrusted with the task of freeing the hostages, ...
Afghan polygraph

Afghan polygraph

[s] [/ s] - What is the "Afghan polygraph"? - you ask at the hot spots. - Probably, this is when your questions are answered under the threat of being thrown from a helicopter, - they answer ...
Winged infantry gunner

Winged infantry gunner

On May 25 of this year, the commander of the Airborne Forces, Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov congratulated Lieutenant-General Pavel Kalinin, who is called nothing but “our all” ...
What did the scouts drink during the Chechen conflict

What did the scouts drink during the Chechen conflict

During the campaigns in Chechnya, the reconnaissance groups were provided with both basic rations and additional food. Sometimes according to the norms of food management, sometimes in excess of the norms. And it happened that at all ...
Polish special forces thundered all over the world

Polish special forces thundered all over the world

Polish special forces have always been distinguished by their harsh methods, which not only local mafiosi experienced, but also foreign criminals. Virtually no one has ever managed to get away from him. Themselves ...
Special Forces of Tajikistan

Special Forces of Tajikistan

This is the most experienced and most militant special forces in Central Asia. Civil war in 1992 – 1997 became the mechanism of natural selection for the nomination of experienced or born commanders and fighters. In 1991, in ...
Cuban "Black Wasps"

Cuban "Black Wasps"

Until now, it is surprising that the Republic of Cuba, in the immediate vicinity of the United States, has become a country that has taken the path of building socialism in the 50 years of the last century. Cuba's history is very ...
CIA and American Holocaust

CIA and American Holocaust

The story of the CIA is a long list of betrayals, meanness, atrocities and murder. It is no coincidence that, under pressure from the public, the archives of the American special services began to slowly declassify in the US ...
The history of the Israeli special forces. Part three

The history of the Israeli special forces. Part three

4 July 1976 is the most famous page in the history of the MATCAL division. The board of Air France was on the eve captured by terrorists and hijacked to Uganda. The plane landed at Entebbe airport under ...
The history of the Israeli special forces. Part two

The history of the Israeli special forces. Part two

In addition to the grueling physical exams, they demanded from the cadets also a high level of education. So, since I began my work with the history of army special forces, I will continue in this ...