The Bloody Hundredth in harms way

As soubriquets go, it’s decidedly unenviable. So heavy were the 100th Bomb Group’s losses on certain missions that — even if its overall wartime loss rate was not the European theatre’s worst — it attracted the morbid nickname ‘The Bloody Hundredth’.

Formed without any aircraft at Orlando Army Air Base, Florida on 1 June 1942, it was from Kearney Field, Nebraska that the 100th BG’s Flying Fortresses — B-l7Fs then — and aircrews began to depart for Britain on 25 May 1943. Initially they began arriving at Station 109, Podington in Bedfordshire, but after just a few days there the

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Back in Britain

Those were the days — the Air Fete at RAF Mildenhall still in its pomp, and a more-than-usually spirited display expected from the host unit. For years this had fallen to the 10th Airborne Command and Control Squadron with its EC-l35Hs, but in 1992 it was all change. On 1 February that year, the 100th Air Refueling Wing was reestablished at the Suffolk base, initially to assume responsibility for the KC-135 Stratotankers deployed to support the European Tanker Task Force. However, there was also to be a new departure. The 100th ARW was to have its own permanently-based fleet of

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Saransk Dump Factory has released the 100th garbage truck

In August 2011, Saransk Plant released a hundredth of dump garbage truck GAZ-SAZ-3901-10 with side loading.

 Photo source:samosvalsaz.ru

This model is successfully operated utilities Republic of Mordovia in 2007. The car is fully meets the stated requirements of the operating organizations.

100th garbage truck is a transitional model garbage truck updated design. In particular, the reduced metal consumption due to equipment design improvements, improved the reliability of the hydraulic system through the use of components of leading Russian manufacturers of hydraulic equipment.

Garbage truck GAZ-SAZ-3901-10 combines the most important consumer characteristics: reliability, maneuverability, low maintenance, increased

Continue reading Saransk Dump Factory has released the 100th garbage truck

Saransk Dump Factory has released the 100th garbage truck

In August 2011, Saransk Plant released a hundredth of dump garbage truck GAZ-SAZ-3901-10 with side loading.

 Photo source:samosvalsaz.ru

This model is successfully operated utilities Republic of Mordovia in 2007. The car is fully meets the stated requirements of the operating organizations.

100th garbage truck is a transitional model garbage truck updated design. In particular, the reduced metal consumption due to equipment design improvements, improved the reliability of the hydraulic system through the use of components of leading Russian manufacturers of hydraulic equipment.

Garbage truck GAZ-SAZ-3901-10 combines the most important consumer characteristics: reliability, maneuverability, low maintenance, increased

Continue reading Saransk Dump Factory has released the 100th garbage truck

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