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    Quote Originally Posted by Pitchup View Post
    you remind me these guys. Attachment 173218
    If you are meaning the American army was composed of "men" then yes you are correct.

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    February 14, 2012. TV Zvezda. Russia, Ulyanovsk Region. Training in the 31st Airborne Brigade. No comments.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Lurking View Post
    If you are meaning the American army was composed of "men" then yes you are correct.
    No. I mean, that you and almost every US-kids just don't know what is real war is, and what is right and wrong on history photos. The multi-million army fighting on own territory will have about 5000-10000 of non-adult followers, just because army can supply them with food and clothes(uniform).

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    Bloggers tour to "Bespokoyny" Baltic Fleet destroyer (staying and awaiting for modernization), Baltiysk





    More photos - http://www.ridus.ru/news/22716/

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    Quote Originally Posted by void View Post
    My grandfather enlisted at the age of 16 by faking his passport so that it said he was 18. Luckily he was stationed on the Manchurian front and did not go through the Eastern front meat grinder.
    void, please excuse my curiosity, but stories of WW2 were always a fascinating topic for me - did your grandfather later on participate in August storm? because I've heard that the men who took part in this operation were mostly picked from experienced units from German front.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raden5 View Post
    February 14, 2012. TV Zvezda. Russia, Ulyanovsk Region. Training in the 31st Airborne Brigade. No comments.

    what is the fast attack vehicle at 1:03? details?

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    Quote Originally Posted by themacedonian View Post
    what is the fast attack vehicle at 1:03? details?
    Afaik it is a selfmade vehicle ,build by this man : http://ra.spetsnaz.su/wiki/Anatolij_...lavovich_Lebed

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    I think it is basically "home made". IIRC, it is Lebed's personal or something like that.

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    Not quite so. It is the fruit of joint activity, of good people out the 45th regiment and the museum of Kubinka.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Lurking View Post
    Is that Russian soldier even 17?
    Did the Germans ask themselves "is that kid even 17?" before dropping the bombs on them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abyr View Post
    void, please excuse my curiosity, but stories of WW2 were always a fascinating topic for me - did your grandfather later on participate in August storm? because I've heard that the men who took part in this operation were mostly picked from experienced units from German front.
    He was in a communications/intelligence unit I think, because he spoke fluent Mandarin. As a result he did not participate in front line fighting, but may have participated in august storm in an auxiliary role.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Panzerknacker View Post
    Good liquidation.

    Now the Rubezh, a beast truck with missiles for coastal defense.
    Nice video, congrats; I thought those S-S missiles were kinda obsolte by now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pitchup View Post
    No. I mean, that you and almost every US-kids just don't know what is real war is, and what is right and wrong on history photos. The multi-million army fighting on own territory will have about 5000-10000 of non-adult followers, just because army can supply them with food and clothes(uniform).
    Could someone translate this please?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pitchup View Post
    No. I mean, that you and almost every US-kids just don't know what is real war is, and what is right and wrong on history photos. The multi-million army fighting on own territory will have about 5000-10000 of non-adult followers, just because army can supply them with food and clothes(uniform).
    He's no kid yo...respect is a two way street. He gave some, he should get some in return.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raden5 View Post
    Not quite so. It is the fruit of joint activity, of good people out the 45th regiment and the museum of Kubinka.

    The bottom line being - the bald guy (third from the right on your photo) rides in it.

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