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Author Topic: Volgograd - Волгогра́д - Stalingrad - Сталингра́д - Tsaritsyn - Цари́цын  (Read 15201 times)

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The battle of Stalingrad 69 years ago
« Reply #25 on: February 04, 2012, 06:40:52 PM »
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The battle of Stalingrad 69 years ago
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In reply#15, in the bottom photo, the small tank closest in the photo is an American M3A1 "Stuart" light tank. It's a little hard to make out but the larger tank further away in the photo maybe an American M4A2 "Sherman" medium tank.

After WW2 (the Great Patriotic War), both the US and Russia downplayed the role the US had in providing supplies to Russia. Supplies were shipped to Russia by sea via the "Murmansk run", via land thru Iran or Vladivostok"

The items supplied were only about 7-10% of what the Russians used but allowed them to concentrate their efforts (ie producing T-34 tanks)

Some of the supplies included
Vehicles
- M3A1 "Stuart" light tanks
- M4A2 "Sherman" medium tanks
- M3A1 White Motors scout cars
- Studebaker trucks (1.5 ton and 2.5 ton) and ambulances
- Dodge 3/4 ton trucks
- Willys Jeeps
- Locomotives
Airplanes
- P39 "Aircobra" fighters
- P40 "Warhawk" fighters
- P63 "Kingcobra" fighters
Food
- Spam, supposedly Nikita Khruschev said "Without Spam we would not have been able to feed out army"
Other
- boots
- clothing

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A beautiful picture of the Mamaev Kurgan, located on the highest hill in the area.  The city of Volgograd is behind it.

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Sorry! The forum accidentally found out about it. Since I live here, that I can not share my association.