Archival photos of Workers’ – Peasants’ Red Army.
1 May, 1923
12, August, 1923
1 May, 1933
18, August, 1933
First )))) And nice shots!
A dual turret tank, interesting…
If the operators get into an argument they can shoot at each other.
Soviet tank T-35 had FIVE turrets, this achievement matched by no other country.
Over complexity led to unreliability. Unresolvable fire control issues rendered the extra armament ineffective.
The multi-turret machines were too heavy for cross country use against lighter more maneuverable enemies.
Most multiple turret tanks were abandoned after the nations using them gained combat experience. In the beginning of WWII, AKA, The Great Patriotic War; many nations used multiple turret tanks. The best all around tank in WWII was the T-34, it was developed from ideas learned by the Russians from having to fight the Germans.
Simple, strong, numerous, capable, and fast, that is what is needed in tank warfare.
Actually, T-34 was designed in 1937 put into production by 1940, still long before they had some teachings from Wehrmacht.
I wish they would replace the red star on the Spasskaya Tower to the original double-headed eagle. Will that ever be done?
In the style of Gondor. Hahaha.
The more turrents the more spectacular the explosion when an American tank destroys you.
Which war would that be? You turned-up very late for the last two!
Lol.. good one dude!
Some of the pictures looks like they are from video footage I would see on tv in the 70s and 80s.Now they don’t look intimidating.
Some of the pictures looks like they are from video footage I would see on television in the 70s and 80s.Now they don’t look intimidating.
If you write the short version for television your comment will await moderation??
Preety good pictures! I love to see historic stuff about Russia.
Greetings fron Argentina!
I hate war. Nukes assure that there will be no war in a sane world.
Good pics. Just wonder how many of the soldiers in the 1930s pictures ended up in the gulag.
I love these old pictures!
Picture 3 is, in fact, a still from the shooting of Monty Python´s Flying Circus, episode “Cycling Tour”. USSR used the picture extensively during 80s for propaganda purposes, but KGB forgot to blur Mr. Cleese´s face, who is seen here standing at the very left. The remaining “soldiers” are extras hired in the Third World (Yorkshire).
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