Due to Russia’s military action of ‘De-Nazify’ Western Ukraine – we were told NOT to attend! The question is ‘why’? On May 1st, during the May Day March through London – Soviet Red Flags were seen flying (carried by all kinds of British people) and their was a general air of dismissing the Tory-led and BBC empowered pro-Neo-Nazi message currently being perpetuated by the British State! My Grandfathers (who fought during WWII in France, Germany, the North Atlantic and Hong Kong) would have been disgusted to see a Britain they fought for kow-towing to a Tory right-wing government and a corrupt British Establishment! My family would have attended the Soviet War Memoria and ‘stood’ in Solidarity and pride with our Russian Comrades!
On February 21, 1943, a solemn concert was held in honour of the Red Army – and to give thanks to the Soviet people for
Happy Lieutenant W. Robertson and Lieutenant A. S. Silvashko against the backdrop of the inscription “East meets West”, symbolizing the historic meeting of the allies
Are you wondering when the “Immortal Regiment” appeared? Many resources write that this initiative belongs to Tomsk journalists and the first “Immortal Regiment” was held
In general, the combination of today’s ‘unusual’ cavalry soldier with this type of horse is very far, unfortunately, from the image that is desirable or associated with a ‘traditional’ cavalryman. Meanwhile, a ‘pike’ (or ‘lance’) is good only in the hands of an excellent rider, sitting on an excellent and well-trodden horse! History sufficiently proves (through a number of examples) that in the absence of these two vital attributes – the pike is only a burden that rushes into battle without finding any effective use for itself!