The tragedy of Soviet prisoners of war

The tragedy of Soviet prisoners of war

One of the worst pages of the history of the Great Patriotic War is the fate of Soviet prisoners. In this war of extermination, the words "captivity" and "death" became synonymous. Based on the goals of the war, ...
The main stereotype of the Russian army

The main stereotype of the Russian army

In recent years, the Russian army has been criticized even by those who have none and have absolutely nothing to do with it. If offhand take 10 any newspaper, magazine or online publications, then ...
The war of extermination. H. 2

The war of extermination. H. 2

Continuing the theme raised in the article “The War of Destruction,” it is necessary to say that the atrocities of the Nazis on Soviet soil have no analogues. In Western countries - France, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, ...
Russian prima Nazi cinema

Russian prima Nazi cinema

A student of the Russian school of theatrical art, she became the "film star number 1" of Hitler's cinema. Her closest friends were Eva Braun and Magda Goebbels. She was friends with Leni ...
BF air force in 1941 year

BF air force in 1941 year

In June, 71 a year ago. (The author, if possible, has kept the terminology and stylistics of the presentation of material from the Military Historical Report on the military operations of the DCBF Air Force in the Great Patriotic War ...
Who and how is trying to kill patriotism in Russia?

Who and how is trying to kill patriotism in Russia?

For more than a thousand-year history, our state has repeatedly encountered the fact that it is customary to call an encroachment on its independence. From the Teutonic knights and the Mongol-Tatar hordes to ...
Hypersonic "Tu"

Hypersonic "Tu"

The fifties of the last century remained in history not only a period of rapid development of rocket technology, smoothly flowing into real rocket launcher. At this time, progress promised so wonderful ...
War of extermination

War of extermination

In modern Russia, remembering the Great Patriotic War, they say, write and shoot films about the causes of the war, military operations, mistakes of the Soviet command, they pay a lot of attention ...
Stepan Razin. The anniversary of the capture

Stepan Razin. The anniversary of the capture

In 1630, Stepan Timofeevich Razin was born in the family of wealthy Cossacks. The first documentary mention of Razin dates back to 1652 year, in connection with his petition for leave for pilgrimage to ...
The mythology of the Third Reich: racial theory

The mythology of the Third Reich: racial theory

As already noted in the article VO - Mythology of the Third Reich: the idea of ​​"pure blood", the myth of "blood purity" was the basis of the ideology of the Third Reich. "Blood Purity" was so great for German Nazis ...
Children's letter from the war ...

Children's letter from the war ...

She was so desperate that she decided to commit suicide on the day of her 15 anniversary, but before that she wrote the last letter to her father. Reading hard, but very worth it ...
Scout weapons: courage, cunning, suddenness

Scout weapons: courage, cunning, suddenness

In the battles with the Nazi invaders, Soviet soldiers showed examples of military skill. And now, 66 years after the end of the Great Patriotic War, one of the most important sections ...
Poltava Khanate of the descendants of Mamaia

Poltava Khanate of the descendants of Mamaia

Probably, none of my recent articles made as much noise as the "Tatar root of the Cossack family." But the point put early. The steppe Turkic origins of the Ukrainian ethnos require further ...
The last battles of the Northern War: sea, land and diplomacy

The last battles of the Northern War: sea, land and diplomacy

After it became clear that negotiations on the Aland Islands would not be completed by the world and information appeared on the agreements of the former allies with Sweden, St. Petersburg decided to resume the military ...
Ivan Kulibin - the inventor and the favorite of the Empress

Ivan Kulibin - the inventor and the favorite of the Empress

For its long history, Russia has presented the world with many brilliant people. A worthy place among them is occupied by self-taught inventor Ivan Petrovich Kulibin. His name has long become a household name, so ...
What do we know about the Yugoslav war?

What do we know about the Yugoslav war?

Yugoslavia, being one of the largest European countries, has always been considered a common home for Croats, Serbs and Muslims. But in the 90-ies, she was plunged into a sharp ethnic conflict. 1992 ...
The collapse of the Soviet Union

The collapse of the Soviet Union

Everyone knows that the USSR went to death for a long time. The reasons can be called a lot - the authoritarian state, monocentric decision-making, the inability of the state to meet the needs of the population, ...
The mystery of the tragedy in Uglich will remain unsolved?

The mystery of the tragedy in Uglich will remain unsolved?

The tragedy in Uglich and today causes heated debates among historians. There are several versions of developments in this obscure period in the life of the Russian state. The last son of Ivan Vasilyevich ...
The truth about penalties

The truth about penalties

Penalty battalions of the fronts and individual penal companies began to be created in pursuance of the order of the USSR People's Commissar of Defense No. 227 from July 28 1942 of the year, which became known as the order of Stalin ...