Mother Russia Needs you.

Team PB are Casting. Mother Russia needs you. PLEASE SHARE WIDELY in the South west area. Tankodesantniki (Tank Borne Troops) ride T-34/76 tanks into battle Tank Desant (From the French Descent) was a Red Army invention during the Spanish Civil War. Desant is a Russian word meaning "drop" and was previously applied to naval and... Continue Reading →

The Battle of Kursk

The wider Battle of Kursk - from 5 July to 23 August 1943 - was indeed a turning-point in World War Two. Soviet forces thwarted a huge Nazi counter-attack, after Adolf Hitler's troops had suffered a colossal defeat at Stalingrad in the winter of 1942-43.

B-17. The Flying Fortress

B-17, also called Flying Fortress, U.S. heavy bomber used during World War II. The B-17 was designed by the Boeing Aircraft Company in response to the Army Air Corps specification that called for a four-engined bomber at a time when two engines were the norm. On 8 August 1934, the U.S. Army Air Corps (USAAC)... Continue Reading →

EL ALAMEIN 1942

British forces in Libya had been roundly defeated by Rommel in mid-1942, and a reshuffle saw Bernard Montgomery take over the 8th Army dangerously close to Alexandria. Some essentials for success had been put in place by his predecessor, but Montgomery's refusal to attack until he was ready, careful briefings, pep talks to troops and... Continue Reading →

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