Today is Oksana Chusovitina’s birthday. She is now forty-three.
In a world where female athletes rarely get the attention they deserve, I want to mention this… 251 more words
Derived directly from the wartime 6 x 6 DUKW provided under Lend-Lease, the BAV-485 is a watertight boat-like body on a Soviet truck chassis.
Following the successful use of American-supplied DUKW 6×6 amphibious vehicles by the Soviet army during World War II, it was decided to build a similar vehicle but based on a Soviet truck chassis. 443 more words