Archive for the ‘Red Army’ Category

The beginning of XX century – a time when mankind has made a leap in technology. Cities electrified, there were telephone, incandescent bulbs. The internal combustion engine is actively used in cars and motorcycles. Actively developing the photo, and with it the cinema. It has become possible to record and play sounds with the help

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1931 Sir Hubert Wilkins with submarine Nautilus (failed 800 km south of the pole). 1931 Sixth Thule Expedition led by Knud Rasmussen explores Northeast Greenland 1931–34 The Three-year Expedition to East Greenland led by Lauge Koch explores Northeast Greenland 1932 Icebreaker Sibiryakov 1933 Russian steamship Chelyuskin 1937 Soviet transpolar flights …

SovietEraMuseum exclusive: inside the B-396 (Tango klass) submarine The diesel-electric submarine B-396 “Novosibirsk Komsomolets” was built in 1980 to be used as part of the Northern Fleet and sail to the Mediterranean Sea, North and South Atlantic, western coast of Africa, in the Barents and Norwegian Seas. The submarine was decommissioned in 1998 and exhibited

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Soviet chemical corps in 1960s’

Our reportage from photo exhibition “100 anniversary of Russian Air Force 1912-2012″ (Moscow, Russian Federation). Exlusive of the SovietEraMuseum:

Exlusive! Only in the SovietEraMuseum. Real photos and letters from ww2 battlefront 1941-1945

In mid-September 1954, nuclear bombing tests were performed in Totskoye range during the training exercise Snezhok(Snowball or Light Snow) with some 45,000 people, all Soviet soldiers and officers, who were exposed to radiation from a bomb twice as powerful as the one dropped on Hiroshima nine years earlier. The exercise was commanded by the Marshal of the Soviet Union, Georgy Zhukov. At 9:33 a.m. on

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The Soviet war in Afghanistan was a nine-year war during the Cold war fought by the Soviet Army against the Afghan Mujahideen guerrilla movement and foreign “Arab–Afghan” volunteers. The mujahideen received wide military and financial support from Pakistan also receiving direct and indirect support by the United States and China. The Afghan government fought with the intervention of the Soviet Union as its primary ally. The total irrecoverable personnel losses of the

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The SovietEraMuseum exclusive. May be we have the biggest collection of Soviet postcards at the world. This is a second part. Propaganda postcards about Soviet Red Army:

Militsiya or militia  is used as an official name of the civilian police in several former communist states. Soviet Milicija in 1917-1967: Photos from the SovietEraMuseum archive: