Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

Ribelles Castle: part of the line of defense that ran along the right bank of the Llobregos River

Castle Ribelles (cat. Castell de Ribelles)

This castle belongs to the city line of Vilanova de l’Aguda (cat. Vilanova de l’Aguda) in the Noguera region and deservedly bears the title of an object of cultural heritage of all Spanish significance. It joined the line of defense that stretched along the right bank of the …

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Transport and fighting vehicles by Andrew Panteleyev

Armored fighting vehicles of Germany: the medium tank PzKfw III. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Armored fighting vehicles of Germany: the medium tank PzKfw III was the basis of the armored forces of the Wehrmacht until the advent of PzKfw V (Panther), although it was originally developed as a machine for platoon commanders. A tank in various modifications was produced from 1937 to 1943 by the firms Daimler-Benz, Henschel, Man, …

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Armored fighting vehicles of Germany: the Sturmgeschütz III (StuG III) assault gun. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Armored fighting vehicles of Germany: the Sturmgeschütz III (StuG III) assault gun was Germany’s second most-produced armoured fighting vehicle during World War II. built on the chassis of the proven Panzer III tank, replacing the turret with an armored, fixed superstructure mounting a more powerful gun.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1940-1945

Issued: 10500 items

Power: 300 …

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Combat aviation: the Kawasaki Ki-48, 九九式双発軽爆撃機 (shiki-souhatu-keibaku) was a Japanese twin-engine light bomber that was used during World War II. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

Combat aviation of the world: the Kawasaki Ki-48, 九九式双発軽爆撃機 (shiki-souhatu-keibaku) shortened to ‘Sokei’, Army Type 99 Twin-engined Light Bomber)), was a Japanese twin-engine light bomber that was used during World War II. Its Allied reporting name was “Lily”.

The first flight was in 1939. Only 1997 aircrafts of this type were produced. The maximum bomb …

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Armored vehicles of Czechoslovakia: OT-810 half-track. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Armored vehicles of Czechoslovakia: OT-810 half-track. OT-810 – a Czechoslovak post-war version of the German Ganomag SdKfz 251 produced by the company Podpolianske strojárne Detva in Slovakia. Was in service at the army of Czechoslovakia until 1975 under the OT-810 index.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1954-1976

Country of origin: Czechoslovakia

Issued: 1140 items

Weight: 9.1 …

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Armored fighting vehicles of Great Britain: the medium cruising tank MK 7 Cromwell. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Armored fighting vehicles of Great Britain: the medium cruising tank MK 7 Cromwell. One of the most successful British tanks of the Second World War. During the production was constantly upgraded. Named after Oliver Cromwell, leader of the Civil War in England. “Cromwell” was the first English tank, adopted by the country, which combined a …

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