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By the Rocket’s Red Glare – Rockets in Warfare

By the Rocket’s Red Glare… Rockets in Warfare The Soviet M-30-4 Rocket Launcher Rockets were first employed in warfare almost as soon as man discovered gunpowder. The first record of their use was in 1232, during the Battle of Kai-Keng.  The Chinese defenders repelled the Mongol invaders by a barrage of “arrows of flying fire.” […]

Chapter 8 : There Is More To 3D Print Than Tanks!!

Chapter 8 – There is more to 3D Print than Tanks! You can do so much with your printer to improve your gaming experience. Every game table benefits from good looking terrain, and there are a lot of .stls available to help you print your own. Terrain makes the game table, and much like ambience […]

The Soviet Universal Carrier

The Soviet T-20 Komsomolets The Soviet Universal Carrier     The History The T20 Komsomolets was a small armored tractor which was designed for towing artillery pieces. The T-20 played part in the motorization of Red Army artillery units in the late 1930s and saw extensive action in the Winter War and first half of WWII […]

The T-60 and T-60 BM8-24: Uncle Joe’s Little Tank That Could

Uncle Joe’s Little Tank That Could… The T-60 and T-60 BM8-24 The History The T-60 Light Tank Nicholas Astrov’s design team at Moscow Factory No. 37 was assigned the task of designing amphibious and non-amphibious scout tanks in 1938. They produced the T-30A and T-30B prototypes. The former was to be manufactured as the T-40 […]