RONA KV-1 tank. In our days this tank be exhibit in Saumur tank museum collection.
RONA KV-1 tank.
Soviet armour be used in the Russian Nation Liberation Army (Russkaja Osvoboditelnaja Narodnaja Armiya - RONA) which were created in the “lokotskoy republic” on the territory German controled Orel and Kursk regions. In the structure of which at the end 1942 consisted armored divizion, in arsenal of which there were 8 tanks (KV, 2 T-34, 3 BT-7, 2 BT-5), 3 armored cars (BA -10, 2 BA -20), 2 tankettes. At the beginning of 1943 in the structure of armored divizion were 10 tanks and 10 armored cars; however, accurately the types of the used armament established could not be. RONA Units actively been used for the anti-partisan fight, and from March 1943 also in combat against the Red Army.