Operation Zet: Soviet Aid to China

April 5, 2015 PE Matt 1

As the fighting erupted in Shanghai in August 1937, the Chinese authorities began to look to the great powers of the west for assistance. The first to offer meaningful help was the Soviet Union, with […]

Tupolev SB-2

April 5, 2015 PE Matt 0

The Tupolev SB-2 was designed in response to a 1933 requirement for a high speed bomber for the VVS (Soviet Air Force). Two prototype ANT-40s were produced with different engine equipment, with the Hispano-Suiza equipped […]

Tupolev SB-2 film

April 4, 2015 PE Matt 0

World War II era video on the Tupolev SB-2 bomber, which saw service in China during the Sino-Japanese War and also during the Battle of Khalkhin Gol in 1939.