Jun 10, 2012

Russia FDC on "Weapon of the Victory - Automotive vehicles"

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Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia


Weapon of the Victory - Automotive vehicles

Date of Issue : 16 April 2012

10P : GAZ-AA
GAZ-AA was a light truck. It was the Ford Model AA (NAZ-AA). In 1933, the factory's name changed from NAZ to Gorkovsky Avtomobilny Zavod, or GAZ and the model was renamed GAZ-AA.

12P : ZIS-5V
The ZIS-5V was a 4x2 Soviet truck produced by Moscow ZIS factory. It was produced since May 1942 in Ulyanovsk, and later also in Moscow and Miass.

14P : GAZ-67B
The GAZ-67 and the subsequent GAZ-67B were general purpose four wheel drive Soviet military vehicles built by GAZ starting in 1943.

15p : GAZ-M1
GAZ M1 was based largely on the four cylinder version of the Ford Model B, produced from 1936 to 1942. The M letter stands for Molotovets ('of Molotov's fame'), it was the origin of the car's nickname, M'ka (Эмка).

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