1:100 BM-13 “Katyusha” – Zvezda 6128

“Stalin’s Organ” was a terrifying weapon that the Russians used to great effect during the War. The major advantage that the truck mounted rocket launcher had was that it could deliver its payload fast and move away avoiding counter-battery fires. It is said that at the battle of Stalingrad the Russian trucks would back out of dug shelters, launch their payload and then simply advance a few yards back to safety.“Orga lui Stalin” a fost o arma terifianta folosita de armata Sovietica in cel de-Al Doilea Razboi Mondial. Marele avantaj al lansatorului de rachete montat pe camion era ca putea sa isi lanseze armamentul rapid si apoi sa se relocheze evitand focul de contrabaterie. In batalia de la Stalingrad camioanele rusesti ieseau cu spatele din adaposturile blindate sapate in pamant, isi lansau rachetele si apoi avansau cativa metri inapoi in siguranta.

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1:100 Zis-5 – Zvezda 6124

Although not as glamorous as tanks, assault guns or tank hunters the trucks of any army are the true heroes of the war. The Russian Zis-5 proved to serve any role needed on the battlefield carrying ammunition, gasoline, troops, Katyusha batteries, food and basically everything else to the front line.Desi nu sunt la fel de celebre ca tancurile, tunurile de asalt sau vanatorii de tancuri, camioanele unei armate sunt adevaratii eroi ai unui razboi. Camionul rusesc Zis-5 s-a dovedit a fi util in orice rol necesar pe campul de lupta, carand munitie, benzina, trupe, baterii Katyusha si in principiu cam orice era nevoie pe front.

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1:100 T-34 – Zvezda 6101

The T-34 was way ahead of its time when the German army encountered it in 1941. Sloped armor, wide tracks and a superior gun made this a tank to be feared well into the ending stages of the war which saw it being upgraded time and time again.

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