During the interwar years, the development of self-propelled artillery was practically nonexistent in the Soviet Union. Those few projects, based on the chassis of T-26 light tank, such as SU-1, AT-1 or SU-26, were eventually cancelled, and the Red Army entered the Second World War entirely without a dedicated self-propelled gun.
The End of WW2
2nd of September, 1945 - The inferno that was World War II is officially extinguished. The global conflict is laid to rest and the sacrifices made by all nations of the world will be permanently remembered by all.
The Beginning of WW2
While the world was still recovering from the horrors of the First World War, it was clear that many had not yet learned their lesson. In ignorance of this, the world was once again at war...
Slovak National Uprising
Slovak soldiers and aviators actively participated in campaigns on the Eastern Front, but major German defeats in battles of Stalingrad and Kursk stirred serious doubts about Slovak-German alliance.
A step up from its La-5 predecessor, the La-7 is one of the main Soviet fighters of Era IV and is very useful at lower altitudes. Its turning capabilities often give German and US aircraft a run for their money!
The Iraqi Air Force
In today's National Forces article, we will take a look at the Air Force of Iraq which, during World War II, took part in combat operations on both the Allied and Axis side.