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By Duncan B Campbell

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Когда тактика осады стала неотъемлемым условием успеха в войне, генералы перед инженерами и учеными поставили задачу разработать тактику, прорыва обороны и блокады города с помощью фокусов и обмана. Это увлекательное исследование отслеживает изменения в тактике осады от Древней Персии (6 веке до н. э.) до осад, осуществляемых Римом 2-й век до нашей эры), описывая широкий спектр оборудования и техники, которые использовались в этот период.

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The NKPA lost about 15 tanks in the fighting for Taejon, their heaviest armoured losses to date. Although bloodied, the NKPA took the town in no small measure due to their effective use of tanks. On 23 July several more T-34-85s were destroyed in minefields and by bazookas during a bloody battle with the 'Wolfhounds' of the 27th Infantry at Kumchon, the first time an NKPA armoured attack had been stopped by U S infantry. By August, the 105th Armoured Brigade had lost its momentum after being reduced in strength to about 40 tanks from battlefield e n c o u n t e r s , increasingly damaging U N air attacks and mechanical breakdowns.

Artillery and bazookas proved ineffective and Task Force Smith was mauled. In July, the 105th Armoured Brigade was given the honorary title of 105th Seoul Tank Division for its To provide additional room inside the fighting compartment compared to the original SU-85 tank destroyer, the SU-100 superstructure incorporated,this extension under the commander's cupola. This SU-100 at the Polish tank officer school in Poznan is from the wartime production batches, and lacks the large stowage bin later fitted on the front right corner of the superstructure.

The insignia is a red over black square trimmed in pale blue with a white star on a pale blue disc in the centre. The national blue disc with white star insignia is repeated on the corners of the hull front. The crew of a Somali T-34-85 Model 1969 pose for photographers at the time of the 1978 Somali-Ethiopian conflict. On this vehicle, only the red and black arm of service insignia is carried on the turret side, without the blue and white national insignia. Soviet intervention on the Ethiopian side, backed by Cuban troops, finally drove the Somali army out of Ethiopia.

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