Penalty Squadron

Now everyone knows about the existence of the Red Army during the Russian war majestically penal battalions and penal companies. This is not just they say historians, and art films shoot in which the story is told of those whom we know, but we are silent. But, usually, for the most part all free units were created in the infantry troops, as well other — Air Force, Navy. Neuzh penalty box that was not combat pilots or seamen?

As you know, the military penal units in the Red Army were established according to the order № 227 of the

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Russia will not save on defense

Russian President and Supreme Commander Vladimir Putin stressed that without a strong army can not be strong and sovereign Russia. Addressing the graduates of military academies and institutes at the festive reception in the Kremlin on Wednesday, he promised that «to strengthen the armed forces and enhance the status of military personnel, we will not save.» «So ahead of you a lot of work. You will come to the troops during the period when there is a large-scale rearmament of the army and navy, when it is necessary to develop a modern instrument, advanced management strategy units and subunits, when

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Shoigu proposed to build a commando for emergencies

The Group of Governors and the Head of the General Staff apparatus Intelligence Directorate (GRU) wishes to appeal to the Minister of Defence newcomer with a proposal to do in Russia analogous to "commando". Taking into account that all the "emergency" perfectly familiar to Sergei Shoigu, the initiative is not without its generals chance of success.

To be clear, it is proposed not create themselves troops, and their management, write "News." Combat units that tomorrow ready to make unique puzzles to destroy the enemy on all continents, in Russia in fact it turned out even more than you need. Generals

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Overcoat: two centuries of serving in the army

This type of military uniform is familiar to every soldier, and of many civilians, he too, on hearing. His appearance was justified by the fashion of his time, but the actual practicality and low cost of production have allowed her to survive the era. Went rulers, empires disappeared, appeared and goes out of the war, not once changed the form of military uniform, but remained a long overcoat on his own line of duty, and that catchy, with virtually no configurations.

Under the cloak usually understand shaped coat of thick wool fabric with folds on the back and hold the

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The Six Day War between Israel and Egypt, Syria and Jordan

June 5, 1967 7:45 am, Israeli Air Force struck the first blow to the Egyptian air bases and radar. Then the Egyptian air bases suffered second blow. As a result, the Israeli Air Force have established complete dominance in the air, killing 304 of 419 Egyptian aircraft. Later, the Air Force were defeated Jordan and Syria, seriously injured Iraqi aircraft in the Mosul area. The war began between Israel and Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Iraq. She received the title of the Six-Day War, since the active military actions lasted from 5 to 10 June 1967.

As a result of

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Swiss campaign Suvorov and his wonder-heroes

I would give all of his victories in one Swiss campaign Suvorov.Marshal Massena

Swiss campaign of Russian troops under the command of Alexander Suvorov (10 (21) of September — September 27 (October 8), 1799) was an outstanding passing army across the Alps. This is an example of traditional warfare in mountainous criteria and the majestic crown of glory of the Russian leader.

Background to the campaign

Hike through the Alps was a continuation of the Italian campaign to the end of August 1799, as a result of the army's Alexander Suvorov in Italy, from the sea, our troops support

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The Swedish army recently Northern War. The strategy of the Allied Powers and Sweden

Recently the war with Russia, Denmark and Saxony, the Swedish empire (the so called kingdom of Sweden, and her possessions in the period from 1561 — after the conquest of Estonia, in 1721) was one of the majestic powers of Europe and had a strong army and navy.

During the 30-year war (1618-1648) brilliant military exploits of Swedish military commanders have provided outstanding role for Sweden in Europe. According Vesfalskomu world under control of Sweden ran across Western Pomerania to the port of Stettin, a certain part of Eastern Pomerania, right on the bay with a Pomeranian coastal towns.

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Same-sex marriages have been supported by the Pentagon: For pairs expanded the list of social benefits

February 11 Leon Panetta, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, said that to consist of homosexual relations troops expanded the list of social benefits, transmits Lenta.ru citing Agence France-Presse.

Among the new benefits are omissions, which provide access to educational programs and the right to visit military hospitals. If one partner dies in the course of military operations, "the second half" is receiving financial support (Photo: David Lewis / AP).

As noted Panetta, the current legislation does not allow for military partners health insurance and housing allowance. To change the item to recognize same-sex marriages in the United States at the

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Miracles and the anomalies stately war

In 1941-1945, the action went on the less likely of the possible options. A logical result of the Soviet-German conflict would Brest-Litovsk-2 in 1942

Was the probable victory of Nazi Germany over the Soviet Union? The answer almost everything is dependent on what counts as a victory. If the full occupation of the country — that the chances of Germany, apparently, was not. But the likelihood of victory and other awareness. So, after the Russian war majestically in the minds of Russian generals formed a strong stereotype that defeat — is to hang their own flag on the highest building

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Death to Spies: Moment of Truth watch online

In 2013, the famous "Smersh"Said the 70-year anniversary. He was made immediately after Battle of Stalingrad, which became a turning point in the war, Russian majestically. After the defeat of the winter, and in fact the full transition to the defense, the enemy was obliged to urgently change strategy. Not only on the battlefield. German intelligence agencies have tried new ways of espionage, tried to make their 5th column in the rear of the advancing Red Army. Had to be reconstructed and the Russian military intelligence agencies. By the spring of 1943, army security officers gathered enough experience to

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