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Месяц: Январь 2014

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Soviet soldiers at the Leningrad Front

Soviet soldiers at the Leningrad Front pause in hostilities amidst the smoke of burning buildings just prior to the lifting of the siege. The Siege of Leningrad, also known as the Leningrad Blockade, was a prolonged military operation undertaken by the German Army Group North against Leningrad (St. Petersburg). The siege began on 8 September 1941, when the last road […]

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15 January 1942

A German Wehrmacht soldier struggles through frigid temperatures and a snowdrift with supplies pulling a traditional Eastern European panje sled. Often, the simplest methods of transport in the east were far more effective than the modern. Near Minsk, Minsk Region, Belarus, Soviet Union. 15 January 1942.

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December 1942

A dog sits in the snow watching a column of Axis Italian soldiers of the 8th Italian Army, also known as the Italian Army in Russia (Italian: Armata Italiana in Russia, or ARMIR), march towards the city during the Battle of Stalingrad. Stalingrad (Volgograd), Volgograd Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union. December 1942.