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Episode III



Katyusha is a type of war rocket that can be launched by a person or a small truck. Developed by the Soviet army in 1939, they were marked with the letter K, for Voronezh Komintern Factory. Being the male soldiers at the front, their production was mainly developed by women.

Because that little red K, these rockets were nicknamed Katyusha by Red Army troops. This name was taken from Mikhail Isakovsky's popular wartime song that had the same title. It sang about a girl longing for her absent beloved, who was fighting away from her.

This is a tale of popular music and its confluence with war and love.

rockets with love