Military technology has a special place among the symbols of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. One such legend is the Soviet T-34 medium tank. It entered mass production in 1940. The Red Army used it to go all the way to Berlin to vanquish the fascist forces.Its silhouette brought pride to Soviet warriors and terror to the enemy. Other legendary war machines of Victory include the JS (Joseph Stalin) tank, the IL-2 Shturmovik plane and the BM-13 rocket artillery launcher known as Katyusha.