Train platform with a tank BT-5 – UM

Train platform with a tank BT-5 - UM 643

Train platform with a tank BT-5 – UM 643

Cargo transportation by rail in all developed countries of the world have always critical, but in wartime the process indulged too much, important performance. There was a vital need for the transfer of mobile military equipment from one war zone to another, as well as in the delivery of equipment and cargo tracking from the rear to the front, and transportation vehicles in the rear for its repair and restoration. In particular, for such transportation during WWII used two-axle platform. Military and photographic record of just captured a moment where the platform is transported to the biaxial tank BT-5 with removed tracks. In memory of these events and is dedicated to this model.

English: Soviet BT-5 tank at winter war time i...

English: Soviet BT-5 tank at winter war time in Finland. Tank is Finnish army spoil of war from motti of western Lemetti. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)