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Compilation of Incredible Videos from Unearthed Russian WWII Tanks

Below you will find a compilation of hand picked incredible videos from Russian World War II tanks which were unearthed in various countries of the formerly known Soviet Union and Poland. Many of these tanks are almost in perfect condition and some of them even started without too much of a problem after cleaning them …

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Red Joan (2019) - Movie

TRAILER of Red Joan (2019) Released – KGB’s longest serving British Spy

Red Joan is a British drama film based on true events that will be released on April 19, 2019 in UK Cinemas. The movie is inspired by the life of Melita Norwood, the Soviet KGB’s longest-serving British spy. The year is 2000 and Joan Stanley is living in contented retirement in suburbia at the turn of the …

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The Central Air Force Museum in Monino, Moscow (Part 2)

The Central Air Force Museum first opened in 1960, on the Monino Air Force base close to Moscow, with a collection of 14 aircraft. Today, the Central Air Force Museum has more than 170 aircraft, together with some other exhibits on display in the museum buildings, making it one of the largest aviation museum in …

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The Central Air Force Museum in Monino, Moscow

The Central Air Force Museum first opened in 1960, on the Monino Air Force base close to Moscow, with a collection of 14 aircraft. Today, the Central Air Force Museum has more than 170 aircraft, together with some other exhibits on display in the museum buildings, making it one of the largest aviation museum in …

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REVIEW: My Way (2011) – Immense Action World War II Movie

My Way (2011), a South Korean World War II movie,  and apparently being one of the most expensive Korean films ever made with a budget of ₩28 billion (US$24 million), is loosely based on the story of Yang Kyoungjong. Yang Kyoungjong was a Korean soldier, who fought with the Imperial Japanese Army, the Soviet Red Army, and eventually the German Wehrmacht (in …

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Roza Shanina

The Story of Roza Shanina (Female Red Army Sniper)

Roza Shanina was only 14 when she ran away from home and only 20 when she became a sniper in the Red Army, determined to face the German invaders that stormed the USSR in World War II. Despite her young age, the army’s lukewarm disposition towards women-soldiers, and the trials of combat, Roza Shanina was celebrated …

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Story behind a famous Stalingrad photograph

It’s an image you have seen thousands of times while searching or viewing media from the Battle of Stalingrad. However do you know who this officer is? And why one of his award is broken? Meet … Friedrich Winkler. Friedrich Konrad Winkler was born on August 22, 1909 in Worms, Germany. He was a professional soldier …

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