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Last Update: February 05, 2016

Koblenz on Rhine
Germany

destroyed by RAF

on Nov 07,1944

Germany 5.0

Hello, and welcome to my site !


Covering the Engines of the Red Army (or »Workers and Peasants Red Army« RKKA, called officially) in the Great Patriotic War in scaled multi-view colour profiles is quite a challenge.

The domestic vehicles alone, armour and softskins, would fill dozens of pages, but, often overlooked, the Soviet Union received some 450,000 vehicles (trucks, jeeps, tractors, tanks, armoured cars etc.) from their allies (U.S.A., Great Britain, Canada) in World War 2 as well.

So, with more than 1000 single drawings finished by now I have only scratched the surface.

Anyway, as a former military modeller I have learnt to always focus just the kit in work and not the dozens of unbuilt ones lying in the cellar.

Starting my vector graphics program (the awesome British XARA Xtreme 5.1) for a new drawing is quite similar to starting a new kit some 25 years ago.

So, I hope you, dear visitor, will have as much fun while regarding the profiles as I had and still have while creating them !

Final note : I'm neither militarist, nor communist, just interested in military history.


Comments and suggestions welcome,
... as well as any hint to original sources (photos, drawing, technical manuals) on Russian trucks and armour !

While watching : »Svyachennaya Voina«[»Sacred War«, famous Russian war song, 2,4 MB mp3]

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Heavy Load
50-ton 4-axle  
Flatcar Model 1934

Ladoga Tender
25-ton Barge  
and Landing Craft

18-20-ton 2-axle
Boxcar "Teplushka"
 

DB pr.165
Landing Craft
 
incl. PVO AA version

DB pr.165 with
100mm B-24BM
Naval Gun
 
"Floating Battery"

TsAMO 
Documents of Russian Archive
pdf, mostly in Russian

ZIS Variants 
ZIS-5 + ZIS-22[M]

Autocar U-7144T 
Truck Tractor

ZIS-42(M)
2.5-ton halftrack
 
Cargo and Prime Mover

GMC CCW-353
2.5 to 5-ton 6x4
 
Cargo Truck

ZIS-5 3-ton 4x2 
N2P Pontoon Carrier

Bronekater 
pr.1124 + 1125

White M3A1 Scout Car