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  • AMR 35 ZT 4

    🕔27.12.2021

    In the 1930s, French colonial units had considerably obsolete types of armored vehicles and tanks. The old Renaults FT were used, of the newer types there were Laffly 50 AM armored cars. Therefore, it was decided to modernize the armament of colonial troops. The choice fell on the type AMR 35.

  • McDonnell Douglas RF-4E Phantom II

    🕔29.10.2021

    RF-4E Phantom II was created as an export version of the RF-4C. The basic design of both aircraft is practically identical, both machines differ in only a few points.

  • Jaroslav Janak

    🕔26.11.2020

    Military chaplain during the First World War, member of the resistance organization Defense of the Nation during the Second World War, after the war the head of the spiritual department. General Janák had a personal share in the construction of war cemeteries and the construction of a dignified memorial in Dukla and Liptovský Mikuláš.

  • Admiral Thomas Cassin Kinkaid

    🕔16.11.2020

    Admiral of the United States Navy during World War II, commander during the 1942 aircraft carrier battles in the Pacific, under General Douglas MacArthur commander of the 7th Fleet, later commander of the Allied fleet during the Battle of Leyte, the largest naval engagement in World War II and the last naval battle of battleships in history.

  • Rosenberg's network of atomic spies revealed

    🕔21.08.2009

    Alexander Vasilyev, a journalist and former member of the KGB, published other hitherto unknown names of Soviet spies.

  • PM-63 RAK

    🕔22.12.2021

    In the second half of the 1950s, the Polish Armed Forces experienced a shortage of small arms suitable for special units. It was to be as small as possible with the ability to replace at least partially an automatic weapon

  • Škoda Š-I-SPO

    🕔26.12.2021

    In 1937, the Škoda company built a prototype of a tank with a rotating tower, which, according to plans, was to form the armament of mixed reconnaissance divisions of rapid divisions.

  • The Indestructible Nicholas Stephen Alkemade - The Extraordinary Life of the Common Man

    🕔15.01.2022

    An unusual story of rear shooter Nicholas Stephen Alkemade, who survived a fall without a parachute from a height of 18,000 feet (5486 m). Even after the war, Mrs. Death tried to lead him unsuccessfully, but in the end he was allowed to live to old age.

  • Generalleutnant Martin Harlinghausen

    🕔22.12.2021

    German military aviator and general. He specialized in naval operations and anti-ship combat. He is credited with destroying 22 ships during World War II.

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  • Hiroo Onoda - a soldier who would not give up. Hero or crazy?

    🕔05.01.2022

    "Every Japanese soldier was ready to die, but as an intelligence officer, I was ordered to wage a partisan war and not die." That was the words of Japanese soldier Hiro Onoda , who ended his World War II on March 10, 1974.

  • D.B. Glinka - fighter ace

    🕔21.04.2020

    Biography of the 6th most successful air ace of World War II

  • F-104 Starfighter against MiG-21

    🕔16.10.2021

    Thanks to the efforts of the SMI, the F-104 Starfighter has a reputation for failure. Some nicknames are worth it: "flying coffin", "husband's killer", "widow maker" and so on. He is believed to have hopelessly lost air combat with the MiG-21. However, the attitude towards the F-104 was not always negative everywhere. In Pakistan, for example, he was given the rather reasonable nickname "hooligan". Canadian pilots sometimes called it "flying phallus," which, as you can see, is much better than "flying scrap," as the MiG-21 was called at the time.

  • Command car type 26/30

    🕔22.12.2021

    The vehicle was built on the chassis of a Tatra 26/30 light truck.

  • MP 3008 (Gerät Neumünster)

    🕔22.12.2021

    The fate of this weapon is more than just closely linked to the English submachine gun Sten. Soon after the start of its production, a number of specimens fell into the hands of the Germans. They were seized from supplies to the French resistance and later after the landing attempt at Dieppe. When the Walls fell into the hands of German army experts, they were literally shocked by his primitive appearance and their test results were clearly negative.

  • Boeing C-17A Globemaster III

    🕔29.10.2021

    The C-17 Globemaster III is the most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can transport litters and ambulatory patients during aeromedical evacuations. The inherent flexibility and performance of the C-17 force improve the ability of the total airlift system to fulfill the worldwide air mobility requirements of the United States.

  • Classification and recognition of air victories in the Soviet Air Force

    🕔20.10.2021

    Under what conditions were the shootings granted in the Soviet Air Force and how were they financially evaluated?

  • Bernard Lebovič - Peters

    🕔14.12.2004

    Recently, I tried to write an e-mail to one of the addresses of the former Czechoslovak RAF pilots, Col. Peters to England. For a long time there was no answer, so I was already beginning to consider my attempt as unsuccessful. A few days ago, however, Mr. Peters called Honza, saying that he would arrive in Bohemia in a few days. After a very short stay in a military hostel in Juliska, he had to go to the spa, but we still managed to catch him and make an appointment ...

  • Shōichi Sugita

    🕔13.09.2021

    He became one of the leaders of the 204th Kokutai es during the Solomon Islands campaign and one of the top five scoring pilots in the Japanese navy.

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Mauser K98b

Based on the experience of the fighting of the First World War, there were several modifications to the G98 rifle shortly after it ended. The new weapon, the same dimensions as the G98 and very...
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