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  . Michael Sandler, 93, joined the Red Army in 1939, and served in the 3rd Guards Tank Army, in a tank Brigade; in Stalingrad, and Berlin.       .The Soviet Union’s size was so vast, and its resources so enormous, that no tale of ethnic involvement from any group in World War II […]

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Mobile Soviet Anti Tank Gun Platform Design

by Daniel Russ on January 11, 2013

  Mobile Soviet Anti Tank Gun Platform Design   The idea behind this was to put three anti tank guns up front with three different operators who could coordinate their fire from inside. The vehicle would weigh 3.5 tons and travel at 35 miles per hour over difficult terrain. It also would a heavy carry […]

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The Soviet T-35 Heavy Tank Was An Early Disaster.

May 19, 2012

        In December 1930, the Soviet Office of Motorization and Mechanization (PMR) ordered the development of a heavy tank to work with the Red Army.  It was a 50 ton behemoth with five turrets. In fact the T-365 was the only five turreted tank in history. Development was almost impossible simply because […]

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A Little Help From Friends

September 29, 2010

It’s not hard to underestimate the effects of the United States industrial machine had on World War II. I am still tabulating this figure but I have estimated that between 1939 and 1945, The United States manufactured just under 200,000 aircraft. Not only that, over half of these aircraft were designed after Pearl Harbor. I […]

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Great Videos Of The Old Soviet Supersonic T-4 Heavy Bomber Prototype.

January 5, 2010

It looked like the Tu-44 and the Conchord. But it was only in the air for about 10 hours. On August 22, 1972, chief pilot and hero of the USSR V.S. Ilyushin and Commander A. Alferov took off from Zhukovsky flight center. The flight lasted 40 minutes. The T-4 reached Mach 1.36 at a height […]

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Is This The New Russian MBT? Correction: NO. See Below.

October 6, 2009

The T-95 is a future main battle tank, in development at the Russian Federation‘s Uralvagonzavod plant (designers of the T-72 and T-90 series, and the only Russian facility currently producing tanks). It was first reported by Jane’s Defence Weekly in 1995, and announced by Russian official sources in 2000, but the tank has not been […]

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