10 Wartime Photos, 1941-1942

Wartime Photos, 1941-1942

A selection of
wartime photos.
10 Back to the Siberian Research Institute of Aviation

Back to the Siberian Research Institute of Aviation

It's not the first time we are at this place. Though today we have more to show you. The Siberian Research
Institute of Aviation named after S. A. Chaplygin is huge and interesting and it's nice to be back.

18 How Helicopters Are Assembled

How Helicopters Are Assembled

What vehicle can lift up a couple of tanks or a 7 tonned transmission equipment in the air? Not only a launch vehicle "Proton-M" is capable of this, but also a Russian helicopter "Mi-26" - the largest
of such class! This flying warehouse is produced in Rostov-on-Don, at "Rostvertol" factory. They say that those who once entered the military enterprise are not allowed abroad then...
8 Animals At War

Animals At War

During WWII Soviet army used various animals. Some
pictures on the topic are for your attention.

6 Storm of Sapun Mountain In 1944

Storm of Sapun Mountain In 1944

Liberation of the Crimea from the Nazis started on the 8th of April, 1944 and already in April, 16 Soviet troops reached the main defence line of the enemy near Sevastopol. Closer to the city the Germans created powerful multi-layered defence where the key position was occupied by Sapun mountain. On its steep slopes the Germans made 3-4 trench lines, built
pillboxes, earth-and-timber emplacements, reinforced concrete shelters, made barbed wire entanglements, and turned the valley at the mountain foot into a mine field. Hitler's command was to hold Sevastopol at any cost, they thought that for the Soviets it would be equally hard to take it back as it had been for the Germans two years earlier.
7 World War II In Photographs

World War II In Photographs

Despite the fact you could see some of these photos in older posts on ER we offer you to look at them in one huge collection again and thank those who died in order we could
9 The 30th Turret Battery Or Fort Maxim Gorky-I

The 30th Turret Battery Or Fort Maxim Gorky-I

Defence of Sevastopol in 1941-42 that lasted 250-days became one of the brightest pages of the WWII history. Defenders of the Black Sea fleet main base frustrated the plans of the German command to proceed to the Caucasus
and influenced the course of the way. The 30th and 35th turret batteries played important roles in Sevastopol defence, they became the main artillery power that inflicted considerable losses of the Germans.
33 Victory Parades 2012

Victory Parades 2012

On the 9th of May in many Russian cities Victory Parades were
traditionally held. Some photos are for your attention.
22 Unique Lend Lease Museum In Moscow

Unique Lend Lease Museum In Moscow

Lend-Lease was the program under which the United States of America supplied the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, China, Free France, and other Allied nations with materiel between 1941 and 1945.
Moscow has an interesting and not much known museum in school №1262 devoted to lend-lease military stuff. It was created by enthusiasts. Let's see what exhibits the museum can show.
20 Russian Police in LA!

Russian Police in LA!

When you see something spelled like "МИЛИЦИЯ" be sure it means POLICE in Russian. People used to see those a lot on Russian police cars etc. Of course, they used to see this in Russia, on Russian soil. Then, some enthusiasts tried to imagine what it would be like if the Russian POLICE went to chase the criminals on American soil. They tried to inject Russian speed police cars into action games such as GTA so that it could cruise the sunny palm beach landscapes
bearing cyrillic "МИЛИЦИЯ" logos. And it all seemed so unreal at that time. Unless recently. Here we go, full time operational Russian "МИЛИЦИЯ" Police car down there on the streets of LA. Equipped with a Russian-style full size blue light flasher (see on top of the car) and California road permits and car plates, this Russian police vehicle can successfully chase the suspects on the streets of SoCal.

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