Motor transport in the Soviet Union.
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Published by University of Oxford, School of Geography in Oxford .
Written in English


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SeriesResearch papers -- 23.
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Open LibraryOL13746845M

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A listing of Soviet automobiles See also Category:Motor vehicle manufacturers of the Soviet Union. Subcategories. This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total. The Soviet Union was heavily dependent on rail transport, not least during the Russian Civil War and World War II, but also for industrialisation according to the five-year plans.. During the Soviet era, freight rail traffic increased 55 times (over that of the Russian empire just before World War I), passenger traffic increased almost 10 times, and the length of the rail network almost doubled. In , when the bloom was off the rose, a State Department press release gave the figure of two thousand Americans trapped in the Soviet Union. p , CIA eyewitness report of three hundred American prisoners transport from China to the Siberian city of . Soviet motor rifle and tank regiments circa By David Myers. Version 2, J This effort was largely inspired by Viktor Suvorov's book, “Inside the Soviet Union”, and is a representation, in Panzerblitz/AIW terms, of the motor rifle regiment described by Suvarov on pages 84 – 86 of the Berkeley Books paperback edition.

  The Soviets had arrived to train on the first of vessels the U.S. Navy was transferring to the Soviet Union. That fleet’s secret mission: to transport the Red Army for an invasion of Japan. The writer spent time in Russia in the s, and with the help of the Polytechnical Museum of the USSR and the former trade organization V/O Autoexport, he managed to build up a comprehensive overview of all facets of vehicle production from the early days to the final demise of the Soviet Union. All the manufacturers of motor vehicles /5(2). This book describes the creation of a new economy in the Soviet Union from to The Red Army defeated the Germans in World War II with equipment produced by that economy and not with masses of untrained men as has been often argued. The Soviet weapons were produced in factories designed and built under the direction of American engineers in the s. This extraordinarily detailed study charts the history of Soviet cars from the birth of the Soviet Union in until its demise in , with a conclusion about the post-Soviet era. It is the story of an insular, state-run car industry in which the carefully thought-out ideas of ministerial planners, rather than fickle customers in a free /5(6).

The present study, The Soviet Economy and the Red Army, , explores the method employed to equip and supply the Red Army. Once victory was assured in , there is reason to believe that Stalin deliberately sought more time to drive the Germans farther west so that the Soviet Union would be in control of central Europe at the end of.   —The beginning of the century In England during World War I, women were already being taken into the Royal Air Force. A Royal Auxiliary Corps was also formed and the Women’s Legion of Motor Transport, which numbered , persons. In Russia, Germany, and France many women went to serve in military hospitals and ambulance trains.   The Soviet Union was a nation of bus stops. Cars were hard to come by, so a vast public transport network took up the slack. Buses not only bore workers to .   For more than seventy years, trucks in the Soviet Union were designed and built to be part of a vast planned and ordered transport system, interacting rather than competing with trains and waterways. Each factory built specific trucks with their own roles to play in the grand design of the planned economy.5/5(5).