August 23 marks 74 years since the day on which the Red Army defeated Nazi forces in what was destined to become the largest armor battle ever fought in human history – the Battle of the Kursk Salient.
IS-3 and M4A2″Sherman” on the go during the celebrations of Navy day in Severomorsk. Lend-lease “Sherman” is part of lifted cargo from the wreck of March 1945, the transport “Thomas Donaldson”. The machine is successfully restored to the running status of military personnel of the Northern Fleet.
Photo report of the parade in Verkhnyaya Pyshma, which traditionally is the most unique from the point of view of historical equipment.
The construction of the bridge Kerch has found a lot of things: sunk Soviet boats and German barges, downed stormtroopers, mines, ancient Greek vases and much more. Well, recently discovered the downed American plane Curtiss P-40; delivered to the USSR under lend-lease and shot down during the Kerch-Eltigensky amphibious operations in the fall of 1943.
Victory in the great Patriotic War, is for us a historic landmark and also a reminder what efforts we have survived as a people. On this day we remember the fallen and deceased veterans, but first and foremost, we celebrate victory in the hardest war in the history of our nation. And as long as we remember, our people have a historic future.
On May 9, Russia celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War. On Tuesday morning, the annual military parade was held on Moscow’s Red Square to commemorate the 72th anniversary of one of the most glorious dates in Russian history.
Then the tanks were ordered to use along the way to remedy the situation. In the course of this operation the Russian Molotov cocktails managed to completely disable the 6 tanks in rough forest terrain.
The Molotov cocktail was a mixture of phosphorus, oil and gasoline poured into an empty vodka bottle. In contact with oxygen, when the bottles crashed, the mixture was ignited and gave a powerful flame.
As the United States carried out the denazification of Germany, in 1945, the Americans collected ordinary Germans to dig bodies out of mass graves, to collect the dead in the surrounding forests and roads and to bury them humanly.
When we start talking about the Day of Victory and prepare for the celebration of it, we are increasingly confronted that for the Russians it means one thing and to others something else. And the more we hear the views of other societies about who is who and what price won the Second world war, the more our anger grows. After all, the official point of view in the West is increasingly getting the idea that the victory over Hitler’s Reich won over the Americans, and the role of Russia was secondary.In addition, Stalin and communism equated to Hitler and Nazism, and, consequently, what we consider the liberation of the peoples of Europe, represented as the change of one form of totalitarian regime for another. We call it a “falsification of history” and with difficulty understand how such a cynical distortion of the facts at all possible.