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Soviet war for the independence of Israel

Soviet war for the independence of Israel

The severe winter of the beginning of 1947 was accompanied in England by the most serious fuel crisis in the history of the country. The industry has almost stopped, the British are desperately cold. British government,...
Was the V-3?

Was the V-3?

16 June 1944, at two o'clock in the morning, J. Ivsa, a member of the local air defense team in one of the districts of London, raised to his feet the howling sirens. Jumping out into the street, he heard a sound in the sky resembling ...
Soviet-fascist friendship

Soviet-fascist friendship

23 September 1939 was a joint parade of the Wehrmacht and the Red Army in Brest. If cities were given titles just like people, Brest Fortress would be twice a hero. Because in June ...
"Golden Stopwatch" was in the wrong hands

"Golden Stopwatch" was in the wrong hands

After the transition, at the end of 40-ies, the Soviet special communication services in Germany and Austria from the radio communication channels, to cable channels, one of which was underground. British intelligence in 1952 year ...
Who is the main military hero?

Who is the main military hero?

One day, it is not so important why, I needed to find out who is considered the main military hero in different countries. Not according to an emotional-subjective assessment (for someone, General Vlasov is a hero), but according to ...
Returned to service

Returned to service

In the Surovikinsky district of the Volgograd region, search engines pulled the T-34 combat vehicle from the river. The tank will be repaired and sent to the museum, and the history of its crew, who defended Stalingrad, will be restored ....
Day of lifting the blockade of the city of Leningrad (1944 year)

Day of lifting the blockade of the city of Leningrad (1944 year)

The Day of Military Glory of Russia - the Day of Lifting the Siege of the City of Leningrad (1944 Year) is celebrated in accordance with the Federal Law No. 13-FZ of March 1995 of March “On the Days of Military Glory (Victory Days) ...
"Now I can tell the truth"

"Now I can tell the truth"

Until the beginning of the nineties of the last century, this person in our country and abroad was known as a children's writer, whose books were published in a huge circulation, 21 million 642 thousand ...
The truth about barrage units (part of 1)

The truth about barrage units (part of 1)

Starting from the Khrushchev's “thaw”, heartbreaking stories about how Stalin's detachments allegedly fell during the Great Patriotic War firmly entered the so-called “Sixties” folklore ...
The truth about barrage units (part of 2)

The truth about barrage units (part of 2)

On the defense of Stalingrad, a new stage in the history of the detachments began in the summer of 1942, when the Germans broke through to the Volga and the Caucasus. 28 July came the famous order number XXUMX People's Commissar of Defense of the USSR ...
Long-range aviation - ADD in war

Long-range aviation - ADD in war

Long-range aviation played a decisive role in the war. In this letter, the ace pilot proposed creating a large air force capable of performing combat missions deep behind enemy lines ...
Deep sense in a small word - war

Deep sense in a small word - war

WAR is just five letters in a word, but how much suffering and grief is associated with it. After all, the word war is grief, tears, broken destinies and death. Since ancient times, there has been no constancy in the world, everyone ...
Who created the AK?

Who created the AK?

Recently, there have been many speculations on the topic of who created the legendary Kalashnikov assault rifle. Many believe that the famous German gunsmith put his hand to the domestic machine gun ...
22: 0 in favor of the Soviet tank crews

22: 0 in favor of the Soviet tank crews

Many years after the end of the Great Patriotic War, a military-historical conference was held at the Officers' House in Minsk. A tanker veteran who spoke about the role of tank units in ...
Deportation of the Crimean Tatars. how it was

Deportation of the Crimean Tatars. how it was

I have a neighbor. Crimean partisan. He left for the mountains in 1943, when he was 16 years old. This document will tell about him better than me. From the stories of Grigory Vasilievich: "In 1942 ...
Volkssturm. Boys and old men - “cannon fodder”

Volkssturm. Boys and old men - “cannon fodder”

15 July 1944, Hitler received a telegram from Rommel. Here are excerpts from it: “The situation on the front in Normandy is becoming increasingly difficult. Own losses are so great that the combat effectiveness of divisions ...
Do not leave our dead in trouble?

Do not leave our dead in trouble?

They say nature does not tolerate emptiness. But history is also part of nature, and the “vacuum” that has arisen in the annals of the past is filled with either accurate knowledge, or half-truth, or falsification. Previously experienced ...