The Hungarian Ambush near Hill 386.0

Introduction The history of the Hungarian tank forces during WWII still has many “blank spots”. The existing sources are contradictory and data is difficult to verify. However, the depths of the Russian archives hold hidden treasures. One of the finds in the Russian archives sheds light on the first combat engagement of the Hungarian Tiger…

Dyrenkovs Armored Tractors (D-10, D-11, D-14)

Soviet Union (1931) Armored Tractors – 1 Prototype of Each Built At the beginning of the 1930s in the USSR, several global interrelated processes were going on. These parallel processes had a severe impact on military effort and procurement. Firstly, there was a need to re-equip and reform the army, in particular, the armored forces….