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WORLD WAR II WITHOUT MUSTANGS

That newspaper article was never written, but it could have been. The reason for its non-appearance at the height of the Second World War can be summarized in one word: Mustangs.

In the two decades before the war, the Army Air Corps developed the theory and practice of strategic bombing. Because there were no long-range fighters, the necessary concept arose around the self-defending bomber, a flying fortress, so to speak, that would escort itself. Thus, the lack of a technology drove the emerging doctrine: the technological tail wagging the doctrinal doggie.

The concept didn’t work. It was demonstrated in Spain

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Stalingrad 1942/43 — Volgograd 2013

Sergei Larenkov did — I just spread. May 9.

I've been wanting to take pictures on the background of Stalingrad Volgograd, but I held back the idea that I can hardly find anything in the city, which during the war was completely destroyed. Over time, studying the city from a distance, it was clear that all is not lost. And I was lucky, I met people who is very dear to their city and its history. I came to the city-hero at the end of February, and for three days we were able to find and capture

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Fighting the French with the German occupiers at first glance as if invisible. The second and third also not visible

The period of occupation in France prefer to remember how heroic times. Charles de Gaulle, resistance … However impartial footage photochronicles show that it was not quite as telling veterans and write in the history books. These pictures are made correspondent of German magazine "Signal" in Paris 1942-44 period. Color film, sunny days, smiles French, welcoming the invaders. After '63 collection after the war became the exhibition "The Parisians during the Occupation." It caused a huge scandal. City Hall of Paris forbade her show in Paris. As a result, permission has been achieved, but France saw the footage only once.

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In Rostov preparing to celebrate the 66th anniversary of the liberation of the city

http://rutube.ru/tracks/1522978.html?v=b15d98e9d4439428d639e9a5acd151ee Liberators of Rostov-on-Don on February 14, the day of roads as anyone. This is the day when the capital of the Don were defeated enemy troops. Veterans — liberators of Rostov — the first heroes of this holiday. In 1941, Peter Stefanovich Nikitin was not yet 18 years old. To get to the front, he arrived in Rostov-on military training. Do not have time in a month the Nazis came to town. The first place of service — cavalry squadron at the headquarters of North Caucasus Military District. At its Poole was the name of a favorite horse, were

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And the Day of Victory from Sergei Larenkova

Copyright accession:the Feast of Victory want to show some of his new works, as well as some previously unpublished. Let us remember those who defended their homeland:

Leningrad 1942 — St. Petersburg in 2013. Country prospectus. The machine-gunners on the way to the front.

Leningrad 1942 — St. Petersburg in 2013. Ul.Mayakovskogo, 10. Seeing another victim of the blockade.

Leningrad 1943 — St. Petersburg 2012. Female soldiers MoEHE on the boulevard of Trade Unions (Horse Guards).

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Stalingrad 1942/43 — Volgograd 2013

Sergei Larenkov did — I just spread. May 9.

I’ve been wanting to take pictures on the background of Stalingrad Volgograd, but I held back the idea that I can hardly find anything in the city, which during the war was completely destroyed. Over time, studying the city from a distance, it was clear that all is not lost. And I was lucky, I met people who is very dear to their city and its history. I came to the city-hero at the end of February, and for three days we were able to find and capture

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Achtung! Achtung! In the sky Pokryshkin!

Such panic cries resounded in the air from the ground, when our valiant falcon raised in the skyits fearsome hawk.

100 years since the birth of Alexander Ivanovich Pokryshkina

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Born Alexander Pokryshkin March 6, 1913 in Novonikolayevsk (now Novosibirsk), in a working class family. He graduated from the 7 classes, worked as a mechanic at the plant. Since 1932, the Red Army. In 1933, he graduated from the Perm school of aviation technicians, in 1939 — the Kachin Air Force Pilot School.

In June 1941, Lt. A.

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Experiment ‘Philadelphia’

This experiment is called the "Philadelphia Experiment" or "Project Rainbow", allegedly carried out in 1943. He lay in the fact that the U.S. Navy has made invisible ship USS "Eldridge" and teleported it along with the crew of a shipyard in Philadelphia yard in Norfolk, Virginia.

In 1943, the U.S. Navy have been a nightmare — they are materialized in the wall or in part "embedded" in the body of the interplanetary or other vehicle at the same time, they teleported from Philadelphia to Virginia. Some members of the crew

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Ahead of his time

In 1940, the German Arado company in an active manner began the development of experimental high-speed scout with the new turbo engines of Junkers. Experienced model was ready in the middle of 1942, but with fine-tuning the motor prepyadstviya Jumo-004 forced to postpone the test aircraft.

In May 1943 , the long-awaited engines have been delivered to the factory Arado, and after finishing a small scout was ready for an experimental flight. Tests began in June, and the aircraft has shown impressive results — speed it reached 630 km / h, whereas the piston 88 Ju-it was 500 km

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Our story: unique footage of XIX and XX centuries

1. Union parade of athletes on Red Square, 1937

2. The Lady points fig German prisoners of war, 1944

3. Pupils of kindergartens, 1929

4. Car Yuri Gagarin, 1965

5. Velokareta ambulance, the beginning of the XX century

6. Military exercises in 1939

7. Global Youth Festival 1957

8. Exhibition in Paris in 1937

9. Speech by Nicholas II to the deputies of the State Duma, 1906

10. Demonstration, 1928

11. Demonstration the right to protection of birds, 1934

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