Victory Seeds from 41

Victory Seeds from 41

It is bitter to read, hard to watch, difficult to think about the initial weeks of the War - everything is so unbelievable, disastrous, bloody, so monstrous ... Such a picture. In the middle of summer - under the glittering ...
The hero is not only of our time. About Fidel Castro

The hero is not only of our time. About Fidel Castro

I read an anecdote the other day. Fidel Angelevich Castro is presented with a sea turtle for his next birthday. He asks: how long do such turtles live? They answer him: four centuries. Then he is sad ...
About stupid Hitler and smart generals

About stupid Hitler and smart generals

He repeatedly noted that in his memoirs the German generals very carefully separated themselves from Hitler, proving in every way that it was he and only he who took the silly strategic and operational ...
St. Basil's Cathedral - the symbol of Russia

St. Basil's Cathedral - the symbol of Russia

The Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed is also called the Cathedral of the Intercession - it is an Orthodox church, which is located in Moscow on Red Square. A well-known monument of Russian architecture. Until the XVII century it was called ...
Spanish Civil War: Russians on both sides of the front

Spanish Civil War: Russians on both sides of the front

In 1931, the Republicans won elections in a number of major cities in Spain, they were in the city councils. This was the reason "in order to avoid a fratricidal war" to emigrate to King Alfonso ...
Kharkov during the occupation

Kharkov during the occupation

Kharkiv was captured in 1941 g, and battles for his release began only in 43. In this photo selection the life of occupied Kharkov ....
Mystery of the Vietcong, underground partisans

Mystery of the Vietcong, underground partisans

Deep in a black-black hole sits a black-black (from dust) "Charlie" and waits for its victim! Approximately such legends circulated among the American troops when they discovered in Vietnam a secret underground ...
The participation of the Slavs in the Arab-Khazar war

The participation of the Slavs in the Arab-Khazar war

In the middle of the 7th century a new threat appeared from the south - the Arabs. Islam from scattered, weak tribes created a monolithic, unified force that began to conquer the world around it. Arab troops broke ...
Tale (ka) about the "lycers" ax and noose

Tale (ka) about the "lycers" ax and noose

Supporters of the “rehabilitation” of UPA warriors often nod to Russia, where proposals for forgiveness of the Vlasovites do not cause such “bloody” discussions. But they forget that the Vlasovites fought with regular units, and ...
About the appearance of the "Ukrainian language"

About the appearance of the "Ukrainian language"

One of the arguments among supporters of the existence of an independent people of the “Ukrainians” is the emergence of the Little Russia “movy” (Ukrainian. “Language, speech”, with the ancient Slavs, “homo”, staroslav., “Noise, lament”), ...
About the beginning of the Cold War

About the beginning of the Cold War

Conflict situations between the allies in the anti-Hitler coalition were even before the official victory over Germany, this is understandable, the Anlo-Saxons and the USSR were competitors in the struggle for world domination, but ...
Operation Hailstone

Operation Hailstone

The Chuuk Islands are a group of small islands in the Federated States of Micronesia. The historical name of these islands is Truk. The history of the Truk Islands began with their discovery by Spanish navigators ...
Finnish "wolves" from Russian "bears"

Finnish "wolves" from Russian "bears"

"This material is a recording of the stories of two participants in the Finnish campaign of 1939-1940. Unfortunately, due to the remoteness of the years it is no longer possible to name the numbers of units and specific places of battles, but ...
Soviet tanks in Budapest

Soviet tanks in Budapest

Anti-Soviet speeches and demonstrations in post-war countries building socialism began to manifest themselves under Stalin, but after his death in 1953, they adopted a wider scale. In Poland,...
Luftwaffe Pasynki: Aviation

Luftwaffe Pasynki: Aviation

Strong front-line aviation provided Germany with victories at the beginning of World War II and the possibility of a long resistance after it. Heavy bombers of the Third Reich remained in the shadow of history. Today...
"Student" who lit his star

"Student" who lit his star

Only with the onset of darkness did the automatic rounds die down. The mountains melted into a prickly February blizzard. The hollows and ravines, where the skirmish did not stop all day, were covered with snow. They were looking for him all night ...
The feats of the Russian God of War - Svyatoslav

The feats of the Russian God of War - Svyatoslav

Grand Prince Svyatoslav is one of the brightest figures of rich Russian history, unfortunately, actually forgotten by our official authority and historiography. If other individuals who have made a huge ...