Monday, October 31, 2011

Russian Armoured Train "Orlik" 1:250 Scale - by Rawen

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Russian armoured train from WWI , used by Czech Legion in Russian Civil War - 1918-1920.

During World War I Russia used a mix of light and heavy armoured trains. The heavy trains mounted 4.2 inch or 6 inch guns, the light trains were equipped with 76.2mm guns. Austria-Hungary also fielded armoured trains against the Italians in World War I.
The Czechoslovak Legion used heavily armed and armoured trains to control large lengths of the Trans-Siberian Railway (and of Russia itself) during the Russian Civil War at the end of World War I. - Wikipedia


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Orlik - The Real Thing


PhotobucketTrem blindado russo, da Primeira Grande Guerra, usado pela Legião Tcheca na Guerra Civil Russa - 1918-1920.

Durante a Primeira Grande Guerra, a Rússia usou um misto de trens blindados leves e pesados. Os trens "pesados" tinham canhões de 4.2 e 6.0 polegadas e os "leves" eram equipados com canhões de 76.2 mm. Os austro-húngaros também usaram trens blindados contra os italianos na Primeira Guerra. A legião tcheca usava armamento pesado em trens blindados para patrulhar as vastas regiões da Estrada de Ferro Trans-Siberiana, durante a Guerra Civil Russa, no final da Primeira Grande Guerra.


Link: Russian.Armoured.Train.Orlik.1:250.Scale.by.Rawen


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