Unusual smiling soldier of the great Patriotic War.

Medved soldiers Wojtek

Wojtek (1942-1963) — a Syrian brown bear found in Iran and taken into the pay of soldiers of the Polish army of Anders (the so-called Second case). According to legend, in the battle of Monte Cassino in Italy helped the Polish gunners to unload the boxes of ammunition and even tray shells during the battle, it became known among Polish and British troops.

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The name “Wojtek” is a diminutive form of “Wojciech”, an old Slavic name that is still widespread in present-day Poland. It comes from two words: “woj” (the root of “wojownik”, warrior, and “wojna”, war) and “Ciech” (pleasure). Thus, the name has two meanings: “he who enjoys war” or “smiling warrior”.
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Connection: casing and concina Bank

…cans in the 19th century!!! If their production was possible in the beginning to talk about the production of cartridges for the cartridge can be bolder technologies are the same!!! Even during the second world war the production of ammunition deployed to canneries!!! In this case, it is becoming clear bevels under the sleeve of the cartridge on the barrel muzzle-loading guns!!!

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The new design of the small anti-submarine ship (23420)

Original taken from bmpd in a New design of the small anti-submarine ship (23420)

On the website of JSC “CMDB “Diamond” appeared the picture and description of small anti-submarine ship (IPC) project 23420. IPC is designed for combat against underwater, surface and air enemy, the preservation of locations of ships, the destruction of coastal facilities artillery weapons, for the protection of the state border and economic zone. The customer of the ship is unknown.



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