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Osprey: Soviet Lend-Lease Tanks
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Tennessee, United States
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Posted: Friday, September 01, 2017 - 03:44 PM GMT+7

SOVIET LEND-LEASE TANKS OF WORLD WAR II from OSPREY PUBLISHING explores the British and American tanks that helped keep Russia afloat in WWII.

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Manitoba, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, September 03, 2017 - 09:46 AM GMT+7
Always good to see this type of material out there, especially in light of the sad fact that within the former Soviet Union these contributions of the West are either downplayed or ignored altogether. When the Soviets were on the ropes and had little the West stepped in and kept them from falling, but that was a political embarrassment to admit so they chose to downplay that aspect of the Allies' final victory.
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017 - 09:25 AM GMT+7
Very true, but it worked the other way as well - growing up in the US, I don't know how many times I heard/read that the ONLY things that saved the Soviets in the war were the winter and Lend-Lease, which is also a gross distortion. Blame Cold War politics for both of these extreme positions.
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Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2017 - 10:55 AM GMT+7
For more reading than pictures, I recommend "Commanding the Red Army's Sherman Tanks: The World War II Memoirs of Hero of the Soviet Union Dmitriy Loza" ISBN10 0803229208 or ISBN13 978-0803229204