Sergeant left four children, grandmothers, for army games

The best masters of tank-automotive equipment now may well be female. This proved the country’s first such team. In army games, however, is participated out of the competition, but on par with men.

In the international stage competed by the national teams of Russia, China, Egypt and Venezuela. Today it was team relay race: SUVs and trucks in turn passed the 12-kilometer route. As the weaker sex proved that he is not weak – see the exclusive shots from the cabin Bouncing Trucks.

Refused the manicure and left four children, grandparents to drive a KAMAZ. Sergeant Vasechkina recognized early on the great machine only looked – for service. She is the Manager. To sit behind a steering wheel decided for military games, seeing as Juggernaut dancing “waltz”. Category “C” received in March, to become a racer had to quickly.

– I have a regular sedan of the house, which I have been driving for 15 years. And when I was first led to this KAMAZ and say – get in and drive! I say – how? Here wheel more than me, I do not know, nor how to get it, how, what to do with it. Had some situations that not every training session we run to the finish, – said the Manager of the control point 147th motor-car base Vasechkina Elena.

At the start they are visibly nervous when a woman’s SUV with the route never returned. Calculated, three of their cars have to have time for 40 minutes. As KAMAZ jump on a “bus grind” bumps and the concrete to look scary. The fact that at this moment going on inside, can’t comment. These fragile drivers literally hold onto the steering wheel. A truck covers a wave of mud – she in the cockpit, “Lobovyk” just a minute. But the women’s team stands. Puts the Egyptians – their KAMAZ “popping up” from the road.

The streak doesn’t end. These games are generally rich in incident. Here the Egyptian SUV breaks down at the Ford – bent the drive wheel change. Time for repairs, of course, will be deducted, but the team is already on edge. Chinese KAMAZ and the track comes down and stalls is already a penalty minute. Your bad luck the team optimistic comments.

– We learned a lot. First of all, your drivers. The track in the end, we overcame faster than before. Although still the most difficult for the primer, with its sharp turns and, of course, clay swamp, – said the driver Tian Xin.

Chinese truck in these games even once disqualified. Before the passage of the water driving area, it was found that with the “dohodnina” disappeared fenders and mud flaps. In water, they literally brake the car, increasing the resistance. And this despite the fact that all the competitive cars on the eve of the competitions must examine on the subject of premodification – they are here strictly forbidden. In the end, the car took off right from the start.

The most beautiful finish, of course, women. But does his male half of the team, despite the soiled form the first member armiger.

They are, though outside of games, but also on the podium. One of these military riders even gets the car. By the way, they acted not as men say, with the Venezuelans could fight for the bronze.

– The women’s team, it will say the language of the athletes who participate, going wheel to wheel, neck-and-neck with men. It’s honorable. Girls! It’s pretty, right? Definitely going to report to the Minister of defence to declare participation in international competitions, including and women’s teams – said Deputy defense Minister Dmitry Bulgakov.

The top step of the podium again ours, and while the national team gets up there, the applause does not cease. Russians – best for the fourth year in a row. China – silver. These games will be remembered and a record of three thousand spectators. But ostrogoti “masters of armored equipment” more of a risk not to see them following the competitions to present to the suburbs.

In the Voronezh region found the remains of 12 red army soldiers

Twelve Soviet soldiers found searchers in the village Abrosimovo in Bogucharsky area. Soldiers were buried in the Italian dugout. The stories of local residents buried the victims of the red army in the spring of 1943. This dugout on military maps and schemes boguchary searched for almost two years.

Helped to found the buttons from the uniforms. During operation “little Saturn” in December 1942 Soviet troops stormed on the field the second line of the Italian defense. The Nazis held sway here six months in a former bunker still have their flasks, plates and a lot of ammo.

A fierce battle at Popasnaya beams were nearly four days. Killed more than a thousand soldiers. Found the soldiers, according to the search engines, not more than 25 years. One bullet pierced his helmet through. Near the remains of decayed overcoat found personal mouthpiece.

– Written by “Shura” from both sides, but here are the initials – M. I. Here stood the 38th guards rifle division, 315 regiment. Now we through the archives on these initials will try to find, – said the commander of search group “Memory” Nikolay Novikov.

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