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09 Jan 2019 9:10 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "President Putin says he commande a howitzer artillery " to "President Putin says he commanded a howitzer artillery "
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2019 8:19 p.m. PST

…. battalion.

Maybe true… (smile)

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Barin110 Jan 2019 8:36 a.m. PST

The students of universities were only drafted into army for a couple of months after they've finished their training.
LSU was "training" artillery specialists, so it is very possible that Putin was artillery lieutenant. "Core" military was normally of low opinion of these students officers, bcs. of course their military training was rather short and of poor quality.
I was "lucky" to be drafted in these several years when the students served as soldiers after 1st year…and on a first year of my two I was an operator of the same howitzer type Putin recalls.(M-30).

28mm Fanatik10 Jan 2019 9:42 a.m. PST

The Russians have a fondness for artillery more than anybody.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2019 9:58 a.m. PST

Thanks Barin!!

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Armand

Legion 410 Jan 2019 12:18 p.m. PST

thumbs up Barin … but I still have a hard time believing many things he says … wink

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