commander of the Army, colonel general Richard Ruoff (center) at the battles for Rostov-on-the Don.
Feliks Suhoputny on
The Polikarpov was a Soviet fighter aircraft of revolutionary design; it was the world's first low-wing cantilever monoplane fighter with retractable landing gear to have attained operational status and as such "introduced a new vogue in fighter design.
German anti-tank gun in urban combat. In the background is lit Soviet tractor. Brest, western outskirts of the city.