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WW2 Japanese VS American Tanks

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Type 4 medium tank Chi-To. Only two were build and never saw combat. It weight was just 30 tonnes, but it was Japanese equivalent of German 188 tonne Mouse )   Quite an often a lot of people asking what if Japanese had a better tanks? What would it change? First of all you need to get your basics right. What it is a tank? How would you use a…

Pictures of the Fedorov Avtomat – Fort Lee

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Here are some pictures of actual Fedorov Avtomat from U.S. Army Ordnance Training and Heritage Center. So far it is the third Fedorov Avtomat I managed to find.

Pictures of the Fedorov Avtomat – Saint Petersburg

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The purpose of this post is to find out how many Fedorov Avtomats remained and to collect all existing photos Here is the first two specimen from “Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps” in Saint Petersburg The only picture of 1914 model   Rest of the pictures will be from the same museum but 1916 model      

Soviet World War II helmet SSH-36 – Part 2

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Battle of Lake Khasan – 1938 Battle of Khalkhin Gol – 1939 Soviet / German invasion of Poland  – 1939 The Winter war 1939 – 1940 Unlike US poster dated 1942, here is the Soviet poster dated 1941 after start of the war. This is how Soviet soldier actually looked like and this is how it was recognized in Soviet union. SSH-36 helmet and SVT-40 automatic rifle. Visual similarities to…

Soviet World War II helmet SSH-36 – Part 1

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This article will be about something forgotten, the main Soviet helmet during WW2 SSH-36. This helmet was produced in great numbers from 1936 till 1941 and took a part in numerous conflicts.  Lake Khasan and Khalkhin Gol, Soviet invasion of Poland, The Winter War and anywhere else between 1941 – 1945. The only trouble with that helmet it looked way too similar with German Stahlhelm including it’s version M1933. Have…

Improting MKV Video to Adobe Premiere

I wrote this post just for myself as a reminder of the whole process, but not for you to get smarter. So please be so kind and press the back button NOW! If I am reading this text, the chances are I forgot how to edit my MKV video in Adobe Premiere. But doing it directly is somewhat difficult Normally when you ask such a question on “adobe” or video…

Some helpful tips to choose a good salmon

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I wrote this post just for my friends on facebook, but not for you to get smarter. Please do not read and press the back button NOW! There quite a few simple things that may help you to buy a better value salmon for your money. Fish market is better. If you are in UK try not to buy the salmon from a supermarket, but spend a bit more time and…

Theda Bara – Sex Symbol in 1910

Theda Bara as Cleopatra

Have a look how the sex symbol in 1910  looked like

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