War Stories
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War Stories

Everyone Knows the Panzer But Few Remember the Katyusha

This rocket launcher is an unsung hero of WWII

Katyusha at Stalingrad (C. Peter Chen)

The predawn hours of many battles between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany during WWII would open in the same way. There would be darkness and stillness before a barrage of brightly lit rockets filled the sky with light and an iconic sound. Hundreds of rockets would fly towards their targets…

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Grant Piper

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