B29 Super fortress

The biggest bomber to fly in World War II and the plane that delivered the atomic death-blow to Japan

One by one the Japanese delegation shuffled forward to sign the humiliating instrument of unconditional surrender. World War II finally ended on the deck of the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, at 0900 on 2 September 1945 as the ceremony was concluded, the sun broke through the clouds and the concerted roar of aircraft engines drew all eyes upward to the sky. The gleaming silver ranks of 462 Super fortresses flying in battle formation provided a fitting finale to the historic

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Hust

This year, for the first time in my life I came to Transcarpathia. It was May, the warm weather, gorgeous mountain nature, unusual for the rest of the territory of Ukraine architecture. And yet, everywhere bloomed cherry blossoms. Of course, Transcarpathia liked from the first minute. I liked as well as once skirts, Galicia, Poland. And the first city that I have met have been Hust. Certainly not the most impressive city of Transcarpathia, but for a first impression about the region — just the right option.

Hust could not help but like. The provincial cozy towns

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Lawlessness was classy actors

"Farmer’s Field" in 1927 as a result of experiencing a natural disaster, "cold wave bearing down on Europe from Siberia Russia … In the UK, come cool winters. Frosts achieve up to 20 degrees even in London. U-France also reign frost of 20 degrees . There are even deaths from zamyarzannya. Yugoslavia In severe frosts on zamerzli guards fighters pilnavavshyya border. transfixed Found 17 people. Even River, which attracts bourgeois area, where trees are green forever, and that temperatures reach up to 3 degrees. ""Vitebsk proletarians" in 1937 arranged such announcement: "Vitebsk Tram Management informs that in order to determine

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The last stronghold of the Russian Empire

She could not resist the pressure of the enemy, so as not meet modern requirementsOne reason for the defeat of Russia in the first world war was a hell of swift delivery in 1915 of Russian fortresses. Whereas in France the fortress (Verdun and others) stopped coming of the Germans in 1914.

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Construction of modern fortresses on the western borders of the Russian Empire began at the behest of Nicholas I as early as 1831. After 6 decades, to December 20, 1893 at these frontiers were the fortress first and second lines (Modlin, Brest-Litovsk, Ivangorod,

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Stone Porhov

 Photo source:svpressa.ru

Passing by on the street did not even realize that next to the fortress — its walls around the trees above them several times. Once behind the walls of a thickness of 4.5 meters, is hard to believe that back in the XV century are confident resisted Lithuanian artillery, so inside the citadel Porkhov cute and cozy at home.

 Photo source:svpressa.ru

On the way to Porhov Porhov — a small and quiet town, located 75 kilometers east of Pskov on both banks of the river Shelon. The first mention of Porkhov to chronicle in 1239, when

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Work began on the restoration of Ivangorod

By the fall of 2014 it will open a modern visitor center.   Recreating Ivangorod fortress complex is in a large scale project "Development of a unique ensemble of frontier fortresses of Narva and Ivangorod as a single cultural and tourist facility" funded program of cross-border cooperation "Estonia-Latvia-Russia" within the framework of the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument of 2007-2013. Its implementation will allow for the development of tourist infrastructure of the border region of Narva-Ivangorod.    The total funding for the project is around 6.9 million euros, of which Ivangorodskaya complex will get 3.4 million euros. Co-financing

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Hust

This year, for the first time in my life I came to Transcarpathia. It was May, the warm weather, gorgeous mountain nature, unusual for the rest of the territory of Ukraine architecture. And yet, everywhere bloomed cherry blossoms. Of course, Transcarpathia liked from the first minute. I liked as well as once skirts, Galicia, Poland. And the first city that I have met have been Hust. Certainly not the most impressive city of Transcarpathia, but for a first impression about the region — just the right option.

Hust could not help but like. The provincial cozy towns

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Friendly Dead

 

During the defense of a small fortress Osovets, located in what is now Belarus. Small Russian garrison was required to hold only 48 hours. He defended himself more than six months — 190 days! The Germans used against the defenders of the fortress are the latest weapon achievements, including aviation. At every defender had a few thousand bombs and shells. Dropped from airplanes and dozens of shells fired from the 17-year battery life, which included two of the famous "Big Bertha" (which in this case Russian managed to knock out).

The Germans bombed

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GC Autocomponent production first opened in Nizhny Novgorod region of polypropylene pipes

The grand opening of the production of polypropylene pipes for water and heating systems under the brand name Fortress took place at the site of the Civil Code "Car Component" on June 28.

This is the first of a new direction, "Systems Engineering," which the company is launching in the diversification of the business.

The level of investment in the production of products for engineering systems Fortress of about 4 billion rubles. for 10 years.

In 2012, the expected sales amount to 52 million rubles c projected growth to 200 million rubles. in 2014. Deliveries will be made to all

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The feat of Smolensk (1609-1611 years)

Old Russian city of Smolensk, which is located on both banks of the Dnieper River, known for his chronicles with 862-863 deg's as a union of Slavic tribes Krivichy (archaeological evidence they say about his older stories). With 882 years Smolensk land was annexed to the Prophetic Oleg Russian state. The city and the land has written many heroic pages in defense of our country. He became the main fortress on our western borders, right up to the stateliness Russian war. One of the most recognizable feats of Smolensk — is defense of Smolensk in 1609 — 1611 years.

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