The role of commissars during the Great Patriotic War

The role of commissars during the Great Patriotic War

The Bolsheviks, having begun to create the Red Army in 1918, were forced to bring in the command of its parts of the royal officers and generals, since there were simply no trained military personnel in the Red Army ....
Time bomb

Time bomb

During the years of the Great Patriotic War, the nationwide struggle in the rear of the German fascist troops acquired enormous proportions. From the first days of the occupation in the enemy-occupied areas of Belarus, Ukraine, Soviet ...
And again miracles on the Kinburn Spit

And again miracles on the Kinburn Spit

Not long ago, an archaeological expedition sent by the Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine discovered a pier built by the Turks on the Kinburn Spit. Many people know the expression "Our Kinburn Spit ...
Three comrades served

Three comrades served

A few months ago, the 20th Special Forces Detachment was liquidated in Saratov. Servicemen of the unit, for twelve years performing service and combat missions in hot ...
Chronicles of the Second World War: Eastern European Front

Chronicles of the Second World War: Eastern European Front

In the CIS countries, the war on the Eastern European Front, which has become the site of the largest military confrontation in history, is called the Great Patriotic War. More 400 military formations of the German and ...
About the battle that buried Barbarossa

About the battle that buried Barbarossa

70 years ago, on September 30, 1941, the Wehrmacht launched one of the most famous operations of the Second World War, it is known in German historiography as Operation Typhoon, and in our country as the Battle of ...
Swiss campaign of Suvorov and his wonder-heroes

Swiss campaign of Suvorov and his wonder-heroes

The Swiss campaign of Russian troops under the command of Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov (10 (21) September - 27 September (8 October) 1799) was an outstanding transition of the army through the Alps. This is a classic ...
Little known photos of the war

Little known photos of the war

“When I, a writer, think about the profession of photojournalists in war, I think about how difficult this profession is. We can write later, we don’t have to write then. We can bring something to your ...
Military priest father Ciprian Peresvet

Military priest father Ciprian Peresvet

The priest is a purely male profession. Father Cyprian is an unusual priest: he went through two Chechen wars. He was on the front line, he had to sit with the soldiers in the trenches filled with ice water, and then ...
Some myths about the death of the USSR

Some myths about the death of the USSR

The history of the Red Empire - the USSR is full of various myths. One of them is the noncompetitiveness of the Soviet Union. According to supporters of this idea, the socio-political and political ...
Russians were known as skilled combat pilots.

Russians were known as skilled combat pilots.

“It is imperative for the first to detect the enemy in the air, which will give an opportunity to seize the initiative, and therefore bring success ...“ Catching ”the enemy, the fighter pilot should not let him out of ...
"Mom, I'm back ..."

"Mom, I'm back ..."

The feat of our soldiers, accomplished during the Great Patriotic War, will always remain a feat. Every day spent at the front was a feat. Each attack with a rifle at the ready deserves ...
Great Victory in Photos

Great Victory in Photos

9 May 1945 goes farther and farther from us, but we still remember how much our fathers and grandfathers paid that day and every year we celebrate this wonderful and tragic holiday together with the veterans ....
The first "Stinger"

The first "Stinger"

President Reagan believed: once the Russians are bogged down in Afghanistan, this should be used. The United States began to actively help the mojahedin. Our soldiers in the Afghan mountains had to be the first to accept the challenge. "AT...
Chronicles of the Second World War: women in war

Chronicles of the Second World War: women in war

The countries-participants of the Second World War made every effort to win. Many women voluntarily enrolled in the armed forces or performed traditional male work at home, in enterprises and ...
Concentration camp inventors

Concentration camp inventors

Human rights in the XX century acquired unprecedented previously significant. Not least due to the fact that the colonial policy of some empires was truly inhuman. Today, not ...
Operation Market Garden

Operation Market Garden

September 17 The 1944 of the year began one of the most risky operations of the Second World War. Paratroopers of three airborne formations of the Anglo-American troops, reduced to a new 1 ...
Day of Military Glory of Russia - Battle of Kulikovo 1380

Day of Military Glory of Russia - Battle of Kulikovo 1380

September 21 celebrates the Day of Military Glory of Russia - the Victory Day of the Russian regiments led by Grand Duke Dmitry Donskoy over the Mongol-Tatar troops in the Kulikovo battle in 1380. Scary ...