As a Brit adored Russia

Britain has long wanted to deal with Russia. But almost always she tried to do it by proxy.

All XVII-XIX century British hounded us Turks. In the end, our homeland was at war with Turkey in the Russian-Turkish war of 1676-81, in the Russian-Turkish war of 1686-1700, in the Russian-Turkish war of 1710-13, in the Russian-Turkish war of 1735-39, in the Russian-Turkish war of 1768 -74, in the Russian-Turkish war of 1787-91, in the Russian-Turkish war of 1806-12, and in the Russian-Turkish War of 1877-78. In addition, Turkey fought a war against Russia in the Crimean and the First

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Caucasian Front in the First World War. Part 3

Combat actions in 1916-1917 gg.

By the end of 1915 the situation in the Caucasus front has been measured, the Russian won the war up in several battles, stood in the opponent's area 70 km. from Erzurum. Yes, Turks returned to his strength, 3rd Turkish army closed Erzurum on Sarykamysh and Oltinskom direction. Their positions are fastened mountainous terrain and maloprohodimaya, especially in the winter. Well, he was perfectly Erzurum fortified by the Germans, transformed into a high-class fortress. In the case of Russia's coming was to be transferred from the reserves of Istanbul. The weakness of the Turks

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Holder of all Russian orders Ivan Paskevich

Ivan Paskevich prodigious man of destiny. Holder of all Russian orders, Field Marshal Austrian, Prussian and Russian troops, the rescuer crown of Franz Josef, the governor of the Caucasus, the owner of the Persian Order of the Lion and the Sun, and the huge number of other awards. A historiographies Paskevich often referred to as "strangler freedoms" of Poland and Hungary for the oppression of uprisings in the second quarter of the XIX century …

Not many could have imagined in 1782, which rich in war and life awaits action born in non-poor landlord family of Ivan Paskevich. Father,

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KKRokossovsky — Bagration Russian era

From the birthplace of Rokossovskogo linked to the mysterious first glance misunderstandings. In Russian historiography, the birthplace of the city of the Rokossovskogo Lofty Luke, and the source of that disk imaging is his official autobiography.

Corrosive researchers of his biography, but they say that was born Konstantin still in Warsaw. This was completed by himself says April 22, 1920 Candidate for the post of commander of the card Cavalry Regiment. Indirectly, the facts supporting this version is the fact that his father was a railway worker and Rokossovskogo to live with his family in Lofty Luki, metal road

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To the days of Scouting. Episode exercises

We just "conquered" Army doctrine in his own 20th Army, as we "offered" to take part in military exercises Dresden army. Task — KP "blue." What the manual, I do not remember, honestly.

A squad consisting of 2-reconnaissance assault teams. Someone decided — "infiltration" in a pedestrian. There's a map for about 100 km. it was, but what to do. Come on.

In the area of reconnaissance was full of pee-toe — troops at every turn! So tightly that barely dodging. Made this decision — one group goes "battering ram", the second — for her. Radio operators identified in

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By 2015, Our homeland overtake the leading armies of the world

Russian army sums up battle study for 2010 year. As in previous years, the classic November charges officers of the Armed Forces are expected to arrive the President and Supreme Commander Dmitry Medvedev. Unlike past years, this should not happen in the building of the General Staff on the Arbat, and on one of the ranges of the 20th Field Army, which will be demonstrated by a piece of exercise of the 5th Motorized Rifle Brigade with the introduction of the Unified tactical control (ESU TZ), writes " Nezavisimaya Gazeta ".

Uniform system tactical control — one of the

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Telling Time. Military-field railway watch online

A film about the royal train troops in the Russian Federation was filmed in 1913. As a temporary field routed steel road, what secrets had fighters train troops to ensure maximum safety during the passage of the royal carriages, chronicle of the opening of the railway bridge over the Volga River in Yaroslavl, why locomotives had the name "sheep", "Yasha".

Mysteries of the history, excavation, archeology

History of Chechnya from the former occupant Crucible

Briefly to talk to you. Want to Believe it or not — but as last groznenets I know the history of their own region well.

Damn, do at least FAQ. Zadolbalo the same thing to say.

By the way, I warn you in advance — all I do is lay out the impossibility to gently correct and tactful. Do something about it must be read strictly — mat.

So that's — so-called Chechnya to the Chechens has only one attitude — Chechens seized this Russian countryside. Yes, exactly so — is the territory of the Russian Federation, the Chechens, she

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Tests J-20 are successful day admission to the troops not far off — general

Chinese fighter flight tests 5th generation J-20 show a "very good results" before entering the aircraft in the armed forces has remained "very long", said in an interview with the Hong Kong newspaper "Wenhui Bao" last head of the PLA Air Force Gen.-Major Wei Gang. At the same time, he refused to call a certain period of likely J-20, limiting the remark that it is "just not going to happen this year."

Until now, only one Chinese official allowed to speak for themselves about the likely timing of J-20 in troops. Back in 2009, two years before the aircraft

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Marks 115 years since the birth day or Russian Union of Marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky

Talent leader of the Union of Russian Marshal Konstantin Konstantinovich Rokossovskogo more clearly manifested during majestically Russian war of 1941-1945, when he was commander of the Don (from September 1942 to February 1943), Bryansk (July to September 1942), Central (from February to October 1943), the Belarusian (from October 1943 to February 1944), the 1st Belorussian (from February to November 1944) and the 2nd Byelorussian (from November 1944 to June 1945) of fronts.

But the greatest strength of generalship gift KK Rokossovsky was the ability to think creatively and extraordinary (unconventional) to act as the ability to use the

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