German Deployment Before Battle of Stalingrad

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By mid July, 1942, the Wehrmacht forces had reached the Don River as the Red Army’s divisions fell back across to the other side of the river. For the coming offensive against Stalingrad and the Caucasus, known as Operation Blue, the German Army Group South had been rearranged in two smaller army groups, which were […]

UH-1Y Venom

The UH-1Y Venom is a utility helicopter, which is used in the ground-attack role to provide fire support. It is the latest variant of the UH-1 Huey, entering service with the US Army in 2001. The UH-1Y is the result of the UH-1N version’s upgrade program, through which a new four-bladed rotor system, a tail […]

Battle of A Shau Valley

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The Battle of A Shau Valley was a military engagement that took place on March 9-10, 1966, during the Vietnam War. It was fought between American-backed South Vietnamese forces and North Vietnamese troops in A Shau Valley, South Vietnam. It resulted in a communist victory. The US Special Forces Camp, located in A Shau Valley, […]

K200 KIFV

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The K200 is a tracked infantry fighting vehicle used by the South Korean Army. Designed by the Agency Defense Development, it is manufactured by Daewoo Heavy Industries, with more than 2,300 K200s built in several variants, such as the K216 and K242, with the first one being introduced in 1986. Lacking a gun and a […]

Cold War Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles

During the Cold War, an enormous amount of new weapons were developed and deployed by both NATO nations and Warsaw Pact countries. The most lethal ones were the intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), which were armed with nuclear warheads capable of wiping out entire cities and destroying the whole world if a Third World War broke […]

Stridsvagn 74

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The Stridsvagn 74 (Strv 74) was a medium tank in service with the Swedish Army during the Cold War. It was developed from the Stridsvagn M/42 chassis and was deployed to complement the batch of Centurion main battle tanks, which had been acquired by the Swedish government from Great Britain and known in Sweden as […]