The opening of the road to Paris — a fight of Arcis-sur-Aube

20-21 March 1814 between the army of Napoleon Bonaparte and the main army of the allies under the command of the Austrian Field Marshal Karl Schwarzenberg came scramble of Arcis-sur-Aube. It was the last battle of French governor (where he personally commanded troops) before his first abdication. After that fight Allied troops opened the road to Paris, and after a few days they were able to start taking the French capital.

Home Campaign 1814

By the beginning of 1814 the situation was in favor of the second anti-French coalition (composed of, Prussia — the main forces of Union, Great

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ROCKET «BrahMos» successfully hit the target SHIP

It is early afternoon on board the Indian Navy’s new frigate INS Teg had a successful test of Brahmos supersonic cruise missile with a range of 290 km and capable of carrying a warhead of everyday 300 kg ZEENEWS.com reports citing sources agency.   Rocket at high altitude maneuvers and hit the target ship, which burns so far. Frigate INS Teg was built on a Russian factory «Amber», the next two ships of this type — INS Tarkah and INS Trikand — also will be equipped KR BrahMos. The missile is launched from the vertical launch installation is a

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From the Niemen to Smolensk. Central direction. Part 3

Davoust, taking Minsk, suspended the promotion of their own troops to reduce the gap with a group of Jerome. Cavalry, he advanced to Berdichev, Hegumen and Kaidanov. He has received an order from the governor, to prevent attempts to unite with Bagration Barclay de Tolly through Orsha — Vitebsk or near Smolensk, why it was necessary to take a first Borisov. Davoust sent to Borisov squad Bordesulya (2 cavalry regiment, one infantry battalion and one artillery company), and from Vileika Cavalry Brigade Colbert. June 30 (July 12), the French occupied Borisov. After receiving the news of this, Davoust ordered

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From the Niemen to Smolensk. Central direction. Part 2

1 (13) July the army of Bagration was Slutsky. Napoleon, having received information on the 2 nd of the Russian army, ordered the troops Davoust and Jerome Bonaparte to score a hit. Immediately, he put forward the forces Pears to Orsha continue to Borisov to cut the way up on the Berezina. At this point, the vanguard of the Dawa came to the little town of Abbot, French patrols were in town Svislach. Once again there was a threat environment army. Bagration decides to speed up the march to Bobruisk, 3 (15), the army withdrew from Slutsk. Platov's Cossacks covered

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From the Niemen to Smolensk. Central direction

The Russian command had no defect in the disk imaging that on the left bank of the Neman River collected by Napoleon's troops. In fact, once a day at headquarters received reports about the movement of the French forces. But the main apartment is not waiting for the start of the war in these days are.

French government tried until the last moment to conceal their troops, the Niemen only allowed to approach the Polish sidings, other forces are hiding in forests. French forces crossing the Russian army did not interfere. 1st Infantry Division Moran, who first crossed

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From the trendy messenger of death devaysa

Two centuries back for the first time on the neck fighter appeared iron label indicating the holder of disk imaging, his duty station. With the help of the concept of "unknown soldier" was to go into the past. In part this is to contribute, in the armies of those states where the availability of chips look very strictly, it is actually a very rare case. It is in our armed forces just a few years back every soldier was officially laid badge showing personal number.

Token military, personal yarlychek, dog tag — it does not refer to his people, and

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From the Berezina to the Niemen. The expulsion of the French troops of the Russian Federation

After the defeat and heavy losses on the River Berezina, Napoleon Bonaparte was able to not be afraid of the environment and the complete defeat. He even planned to gain a foothold in Vilna, to collect the remains of the "Great Army", the forces of the left and right hand side, to get reinforcements from Western Europe, and in 1813 to continue the Russian campaign. Napoleon had in this theater of operations rather significant forces: the body MacDonald, Rainier and Schwarzenberg gave him 70 thousand soldier, part of the 11th Augerau spare case with the new Polish formations —

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Does the U.S. military world leader?

At the beginning of this year, U.S. President Barack Obama, according to the views of his followers, made unpopular move, supporting the latest military doctrine of the country. Brand new policy provides for a significant reduction in defense spending, which, in the views of the President, does not affect the country's military an advantage.

Forming factors latest strategy was the end of the military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan, defense cuts because of the financial crisis, increasing military the potential of China and Iran.

In his own speech, Obama said the future value of the U.S. military

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Special reconnaissance mission

(Excerpt from the documentary story YG Shatrakova "wandering and return of the miraculous icon" placed in the magazine "Youth" Number 5 (652) 2010 г.)

Hitler's headquarters has set the command of Army Group "North" before the advent of cold weather to capture Leningrad in order to transfer all the forces in the metropolitan area. Their plan was that blow through the Georgian, Budogoshch, Tikhvin to break through to the Svir River and together with the Finnish troops completely isolate Leningrad from all over the country. 23 October 1941 the Nazis seized Budogoshch that made a real danger of falling and

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SRF equipped mobile receivers of information plot MB

The central command center and two Army Strategic Missile Forces equipped with the latest mobile satellite receivers of information, "MB plot," said the representative of the Russian Strategic Missile Defense Major Dmitry Andreev.

"Place" plot MB "allow to obtain satellite images of the Earth as with domestic and foreign meteorological satellites in the visible and infrared, which is very important due to the increasing intensity of combat training and testing of the new missile technology," — said Andreev, transfers ITAR-TASS.   According to Andreyev, at the moment these items are already equipped with meteorological bureau of

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