На первом фото якобы русское чудо-технико для защиты военов. Хорошо, допустим. Но вот, что меня больше всего удивляло в первой мировой, так это отсутствие у наших касок. У всех остальных армий они есть практически, а нашим типа нафик не нужны. Всегда этот момент удивлял какбэ)
Shield armor that society works "Sormovo" offered during the First World War.
In Russia, the breastplate have acquired enormous popularity to the beginning of the First World War. They had been provided with the metropolitan police — for protection against bullets and knives revolutionary criminals. Several thousand were sent to the army. Breastplate nestled relations (under the clothes) despite the higher price (1.5 — 8 thousand) and was intrigued by civilians, those who are afraid of armed robberies. How annoying would it sounds, the first demand for these models were civilian body armor and the first prerequisite of fraudsters take advantage of this demand. Promising that their proposed product is indestructible even a machine gun, they sold breastplates that do not withstand the test.
Интересная статейка ... ОГРОМНАЯ ПОПУЛЯРНОСТЬ ... ПОД ОДЕЖДОЙ ... и это в стране где как бы НЕТ КАСОК и людей шлют просто на убой ... а ведь страна много и со вкусом воевала ...
Чет здесь не так и с этим надо действительно поразбираться.
"Catalogue of shells, invented by Lieutenant Colonel AA Chemerzinym" - so called booklet, printed, and sewn in one of the files stored in the Central State Military History Archives. It provides the following information: "The weight of shells: the lightest 11.2 pounds (lb - 409, 5 g), the heaviest 8 pounds. Invisible under clothing. Shells against bullets, with no punches 3-line military rifle, have a weight of 8 pounds. Shells cover the heart, lungs, abdomen, both hips, spine and back against the lungs and heart. Neprobivaemost each shell firing checked in the presence of the buyer ».
In the "Catalogue" are some acts shells tests conducted in 1905-1907. One of them said: "In the presence of His Imperial Majesty Sovereign Emperor June 11, 1905 in Oranienbaum made shooting a machine gun company. Shot from 8 guns on the shell of an alloy invented by Lieutenant Colonel Chemerzinym, from a distance of 300 paces. In the shell got 36 bullets. Carapace was not broken, and there were no cracks. At present the entire test variable composition Infantry School ». relations (under the clothes) despite the higher price (1.5 — 8 thousand) and was intrigued by civilians, those who are afraid of armed robberies.