May 01, 2018


Relations between the US and Russia may well be at an all-time low. That makes it a good time to remember that this has not always been the case.

In April, a rusty, decrepit hunk of metal was loaded onto an Il-76 airplane and flown from one end of Russia to the other, from Murmansk to Vladivostok.

Said hunk of rusted metal was a Sherman Tank that had been sent to Russia from the US 73 years ago, to aid in the allied fight against Nazi Germany and its Axis allies.

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