The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by Graham Clayton » 25 Jun 2014 12:51

Olia,

Correct.

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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by Graham Clayton » 13 Aug 2014 05:01

As there has not been a new question asked by Olia, I'll post a new question.

Where was the command post for the General Staff located for the duration of the war?
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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by Graham Clayton » 16 Aug 2014 07:34

1st clue - it was an underground location.
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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by olia » 20 Aug 2014 20:37

Mayakovsky Moscow metro station

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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by olia » 20 Aug 2014 20:38

my question : what were called planes donated by Utesov band?

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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by John Hilly » 28 Aug 2014 19:40

"Малый театр фронту" - "Small theater the front" ?
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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by olia » 29 Aug 2014 22:43

wrong answer

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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by John Hilly » 30 Aug 2014 14:28

How about this then?

[iОдной из лучших авиационных частей - 5-му Гвардейскому истребительному авиаполку - подарил 2 самолёта коллектив джаз - оркестра РСФСР под руководством Леонида Утёсова. Самолеты носили название "Весёлые ребята".][/i]

Two airplanes was donated to the one of the best units of aviation - the 5th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment - by members of the Jazz - Orchestra of the Russian Federation under the leadership of Leonid Utesov. Planes were called "Jolly Fellows".
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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by olia » 31 Aug 2014 23:06

Yes, correct answer!

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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by John Hilly » 10 Sep 2014 17:41

A new question:

A Soviet Rifle Division became notorious late August - early September so that even Stavka was interfiering to its destiny.
Which Division was it?

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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by John Hilly » 12 Sep 2014 18:40

This Division was one of many later destroyed in Vaz'ma pocket.

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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by John Hilly » 23 Sep 2014 16:19

The Division came to Stavka's notion by telegraph machine coversation between Zhukov and Poskrebyshev, during which Zhukov, who was supposed to stay in the GHQ, asked permission to fly to the front to restore order in the Division in question.

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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by John Hilly » 24 Sep 2014 14:00

A couple of days later Zhukov was still at the front and had a telegram conversation with Stalin and Shaposnikov.

Stalin asked: "And will the celebrated ??? Division be sleeping long?"
How should we fill the ???s?

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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by John Hilly » 28 Sep 2014 16:06

Another hint:
During the same conversation ...
Zhukov: "...I request your permission immeditlely to arrest and try all panic-mongers, abut which I've been reporting. Over"

Stalin: "... We salute you and give you permission to charge them with all severity. Over. Farewell."

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Re: The official AHF Soviet Union 1917-1945 quiz thread

Post by fuser » 10 Oct 2014 18:48

211th Division

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