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Vietnam Gun Trucks

On September 2 1967, a US Army 8th Transport Group convoy of 39 vehicles was ambushed a few miles west of An Khe by a company of Viet Cong (VC) soldiers. With only weak convoy protection of two Jeeps armed with guns, the results were predictable. Seventeen American soldiers were killed, 13 wounded, and 34 of the vehicles were damaged or totally destroyed.

In another ambush in late 1967, a U.S. Marine convoy of 10 trucks, escorted by tanks, heading for Camp Carrol from Ca Lu on Route 9 was stopped by mines, and then came under attack from small

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Strike wing

Coastal Command’s campaign against enemy surface shipping during the early years of the war met with limited success. The Blenheims, Hampdens and Beauforts rarely attacked as a co-ordinated force and, faced by a formidable threat, suffered heavy losses for very modest results.

The availability of the Beaufighter brought about a dramatic change in the anti-shipping campaign and the Command’s Strike Wings changed the course of the war in the waters off German-occupied Europe.

In November 1942 the first of the Strike Wings was formed at North Coates on the Lincolnshire coast. Its task was to attack the important convoys, heavily

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Stars and stripes

When the United States became involved in World War Two, the British were well entrenched in the art of night-fighting, as were the Germans. The Americans were initially weak in several areas — and having a combat-ready type was one of them.

It would be May 1944 before the USAAF became operational with its new Northrop P-61 Black Widow. Prior to that, the hard-working Douglas A-20 Havoc was adapted as an interim nocturnal and all-weather fighter under the designation P-70.

In the meantime, there was a war to be fought and a stopgap was needed; one that had already proven

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More grain country!

Near Moscow Machine-Building Plant "Tonar" in February introduced the articulated tractor-trailer, the maximum amount of grain Thonar-9540.

A new modification of the tipper lorry convoy expanded line couplers Thonar-9540, successfully operating in the transportation of grain, gravel and coal. Due to the maximum dimensions (length — 20000 mm, width — 2550 mm, height — 4000 mm) body capacity trains increased to 72 cubic meters of which 31.5 cu. M falls on the first section of the grain truck and 40.5 cu. m per second. The sides of the tipper lorry convoy met with a ribbed profile and enhanced conics

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Convoy. Battle of the Atlantic. Mortal Strike 4 cheriya watch online

1940, when the UK alone against Germany, the Nazi Submarines, attacking supply convoys, and threatened to put her on her knees. One of the more urgent and fundamental clashes of the war, to decide the fate of Europe, took place not on the European continent, and for the thousands of miles away — in the ocean. The success or failure of the war in Europe is one hundred percent dependent on the constant flow of supplies delivered to the convoys of merchant ships plying between New and Old World. The priority weapons, the Germans involved in attempts

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If convoy PQ-17 South American carriers guarded

Prerequisites to the defeat of the convoy PQ-17 are not in the English Admiralty, and even further and deeper — in Washington. The problems of the Arctic convoys in almost all were related to an amendment to the law the Lend-Lease Act, which prohibited the military escort transports cargo ships of the U.S. Navy.Amendment seemed entirely appropriate to the March 11, 1941 (the date of the signing of the law the Lend-Lease), it would be weird to throw deep bombs to German submarines from the board of the American ships, without a formal declaration of war between the United

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More grain country!

Near Moscow Machine-Building Plant "Tonar" in February introduced the articulated tractor-trailer, the maximum amount of grain Thonar-9540.

A new modification of the tipper lorry convoy expanded line couplers Thonar-9540, successfully operating in the transportation of grain, gravel and coal. Due to the maximum dimensions (length — 20000 mm, width — 2550 mm, height — 4000 mm) body capacity trains increased to 72 cubic meters of which 31.5 cu. M falls on the first section of the grain truck and 40.5 cu. m per second. The sides of the tipper lorry convoy met with a ribbed profile and enhanced conics

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Death Convoy PQ-17

Northern convoys — one of the known episodes in our country otgremevshey second World War. In 1971, the Russian was translated book "The defeat of convoy PQ-17," the British historian David Irving, which the Briton wrote 2 years before a similar book Valentin Pikul. In England, it has caused not least resonance than his "Requiem convoy PQ-17" in the USSR. In England the book Irving was banned because it contained by the court's insinuation against Navy kingdom. What is so unusual after all came out in the northern latitudes, July 5, 1942, that around this action until this time breaking

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