The Battle of Kursk was a Second World War engagement between German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front near Kursk (south-west of Moscow) in the Soviet Union, during July and August 1943.
Commissar (or sometimes Kommissar) is an English transliteration of the Russian комиссáр, which means commissary.
Russia has a number of military academies of different specialties.
OKMO (Opytniy Konstruktorsko-Mekhanicheskiy Otdel, 'Experimental Design Mechanical Department') was the tank design team in the Soviet Union during the early 1930s.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
The SU-76 (Samokhodnaya Ustanovka 76) was a Soviet self-propelled gun used during and after World War II.
The T-26 tank was a Soviet light infantry tank used during many conflicts of the 1930s and in World War II.
The Vickers 6-Ton Tank or Vickers Mark E was a British light tank designed as a private project at Vickers.