Pskov was one of the first Russian cities to be struck by World War II. From the early months of the war till July 1944, the Pskov region was occupied by German troops, and it became a common grave for thousands of soldiers. Many have yet to be identified or even found.

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The T-34 was a Soviet medium tank which had a profound and permanent effect on the fields of tank tactics and design. First deployed in 1940, it has often been described as the most effective, efficient, and influential design of World War II.

At its introduction, the T-34 possessed the...read more

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The battlefields of Eastern Europe hide some quite amazing discoveries. In September 2000, the Estonian battlefield exploration group Otsing recovered a complete T-34 tank from the bottom of a lake in the woods near the provincial capital of Jöhvi (Estonia). After...read more

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With an iconic T-34 tank guarding the entrance, you know where you are. The Central Museum of Armed Forces takes you through Russia’s military history, from its earliest days to modern times. 

The focus is on World War II, from Soviet propaganda posters to weapons and banners captured...(find out more)

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This month marks 75 years since the United States launched its Lend-Lease program to supply the Allies with much-needed war materiel for the fight against Hitler. Downplayed by the Soviet Union, the program was of vital importance to the USSR’s war effort, as...read more

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There is a club that deals with making small figures that constitute beautiful dioramas. Its members are elder than 30 years old. The club was started at the Soviet times.

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Panzerpictures, Panzers Then & Now video series. Were we take a look at the surviving panzers from today and there Then and Now pictures. And the history of the tank that goes with it.

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... The events of 1939, 1940, and 1941 in Poland, France, and Russia respectively again challenged Clausewitz' claim of the superiority of the defense and prompted armies worldwide to frantically field large armored forces and develop doctrines for their use. While blitzkrieg concepts...read more

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 HQ Batallón) December 03, 2014

Compendium of several newsreels chronicling Finland's fight during the Winter War with the USSR.

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