Vyazminsky boiler

The Fuehrer felt that precious time slips away from him like sand between your fingers. Moscow has been an important goal of "Barbarossa". But the resistance of the Red Army led by the time forget about it and focus on the flanks of the Soviet-German front. Even in the midst of battle for Kiev was born Directive number 35 OKW. It defines the shape and objectives of the operation to defeat Russian troops in the capital area. The document was signed by Hitler, September 6, 1941, Hitler sought "by the ability to faster (end of September)," go to the

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Whether learned the lessons of war in August 2008?

It took a little more than three years after the short-lived Russian-Georgian war, and we can bring some of its conclusions. The war was amazing that people have fought wars, grandparents and great-grandparents are coupled thrashed Hitler's hordes attacked the animal's den — Berlin. Yet the fleeting memory of the people. For Misha Saakashvili, President of Georgia 5-day war ended sadly, but you can not say that he is one hundred percent lost, otherwise it would be a corpse fell to the gallows in Tskhinvali.

His army, curb strong shock weapons (in her arms involving the United States, Turkey, Israel,

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The outstanding Russian military commander and council leader Alexei Yermolov

"For him, before him, there is no pyshnovatyh Tittle,Not loud it amid the proud nobility;But for him zealous voice of prayersInvincible Russian ratification. "VA Zhukovsky,"Signature for a portrait AP Ermolova" (1837)

Statistics say that about 2% of all people on Earth — natural-born fighters, capable in the thick of the fight to keep a cool mind and think clearly. How to make this statement is an open question, but in speaking of Alexei Petrovich Ermolov, safe to say that in the battles he showed brilliant properties, and as a fighter and as a military leader.

Alex was born

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Election of the bayonets. Can the army to influence the final vote?

The mandate of the Council of the Federation and the astounding results in 95.6% for city elections at the end of the summer the ex-governor of St. Petersburg Valentina Matvienko has almost everything the military. Precisely, will the cadets of the Military Space Academy. AF Mozhaiskogo who voted on the plot number 1348 Petrograd district of the northern capital. Can the script of "elections on bayonets" repeated across the country in December 2011 and March 2012? Experts state the obvious: the army in their own preferences like all Russian society. And just like most of our citizens, the military

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The whole truth about the plasma arc beginning of the war

Often people ask experienced wisest question — who povinet to be ashamed of catastrophe army first war? They behold the culprits in the political and military leadership, but often argue about the names of some perpetrators. But another type event than a "shameful disaster", they do not behold the. And the feeling that it is a separate, independent event, devalue the rest of the story.

And that, in fact, happen?

Germanic hordes that have an advantage in numbers and firepower, have fallen by troops at the border. Similar strike was a surprise to command. But the Germans had a serious

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The meeting with the management of the Ministry of Defense

Vladimir Putin discussed with the management of the Ministry of Defence of the development of the Armed Forces and their acquisition and battle training, providing social guarantees for servicemen.

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VLADIMIR PUTIN: Good day, pochetaemye comrades!

We now have a talk with you about the development of the Armed Forces, will focus first on the priority tasks of military construction, battle training, providing social guarantees for servicemen and their families.

Since that time, something made on all these fronts for the formation of a new kind of army and navy. It is first, of course, about the configurations of the

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All roads lead to the recruitment office (Poll)

Completed a long winter, and that means that is not far off vernal call. And each time, as is the case to a date X, start the next debate as to who at this time to give proper credit to his motherland. Increasing influx of correspondence, not only in the Committee of Soldiers' Mothers, and in military recruitment at the fact that one or the other can not recruit for a year to serve in the army units. And that is a lot of circumstances. Does anyone suddenly sharply exacerbated sense of pacifism to such an extent that the young

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The enemy is not a mass of crushed

The present correlation of forces on the Soviet-German front in the war majestically Russian

One of the more vserasprostranennyh stereotypes about Lofty Russian war in demand is the myth of the "inexhaustible human resources" Russian Union. At first glance, this is, if not quite true fact that something close to it, for about 200 millionth Russian Union against Nazi Germany, whose population by 1939 was 80.6 million That is purely on a theoretical level management USSR could put a gun to 2.5 times more people than the leaders of the Third Reich. However, in the memoirs of German generals about

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The enemy will break its own skull. Sevastopol, Fall 1941

Having failed to take Sevastopol rally, the German troops blocked city from land and November 11, 1941 began their first coming general … It appears exactly in the same year, in those days a young and not so young front-line people awakened historical memory. No, not your connection time! Someone say: this is yet to be justified. It is possible and justified. But come back to this later. Let us remember those autumn days. 70 years have passed.

On the outskirts of Sevastopol. Fall 1941

Battery, fire!

When in Odessa at the headquarters of the Maritime Army 30 September

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Memoirs of a Russian officer from the U.S. Army

LJ user legatus-minoropu situated in his blog article "Memoirs of a Russian officer from the U.S. Army":

It turns out that the United States does not accept Russia as an enemy, but as a "hateful" Communists for them now speak Chinese.

1. Most — white, a lot of those who came after state universities (usually technical universities) through the ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps). Snow white and the majority of the soldiers / NCO positions. In general, it's artillery, and the situation is somewhat different from the NE en masse.

2. The level of scholarship is high enough,

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