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The Resilience of the Red Army Soldier

I’m always happy when The Journal of Slavic Military Studies releases a new issue. Since 80% of the Wehrmacht losses occurred on the Eastern Front, I’ve always thought it is primordial to be interested in that vital aspect of World War 2. 318 more words


20/9/1916 Brusilov's offensive ends in failure

The Brusilov Offensive is over. In its early days, it brought the Austro-Hungarians close to collapse. Their line was only stabilised by the commitment of significant quantities of German reinforcements. 192 more words

First World War

15/8/1916 Germany takes over the Austro-Hungarian army

In Galicia Brusilov’s offensive against the Austro-Hungarians continues. Brusilov brought Austria-Hungary to the brink of collapse, advancing on a broad front, inflicting a great many casualties and taking vast numbers of prisoners. 223 more words


Kugelpanzer - Weird Weapon of World War II

Considered one of the strangest and rarest fighting vehicle of World War II, the Kugelpanzer was a German light reconnaissance craft. Its name translated to ”ball tank”, and its history and functionality are… 65 more words

Crazy Stories

25/7/1916 Brusilov's offensive begins to slow down, Evert's continues to fail

In Galicia Brusilov’s offensive against the Austro-Hungarians continues. After spectacular successes, the Russians are beginning to run out of steam as exhaustion and casualties make it harder for them to maintain the pressure on the enemy. 145 more words

First World War

Russian Invasion in the Baltic States: Nightmare or Reality?

Since 2014 the relations between Russia and NATO has reached the levels of Cold War. Russia has annexed Crimean peninsula from Ukraine  and wages proxy war in Eastern Ukraine. 3,952 more words

Baltic States