Soviet Anti USA/NATO poster (1952) Text: Large font : “Phrases….. and Bases” Smaller font: “Peace. Defence. Disarment.”
Стройте воздушный флот СССР. Все — в акционеры “Добролета”! Build an air fleet of the USSR. Become the shareholders of “Dobrolet”!
Lydia Litvyak 1921 – 1943 (Лидия Литвяк ) Known as the «White Rose of Stalingrad» | She was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. She the first female fighter pilot to earn the title fighter ace, and she holds the record for the greatest number of kills by a female fighter pilot. She was […]
Арсений Никифорович Семёнов (23 января 1911, с. Максимово, Полоцкий уезд, Витебская губерния, Российская империя — 13 сентября 1992, Санкт-Петербург, Россия) «Подвиг младшего лейтенанта Николая Шевлякова». 1985
Самсонов Марат Иванович (25 марта 1925 г. — 10 января 2013 г.) «Сестрица» 1954 г.
Soviet soldiers of the 3rd Shock Army pose for a photograph with Czech children after the liberation of Prague from German forces. Prague, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic). May 1945.
German Wehrmacht soldiers in the ruins of a factory keep watch for enemy Soviet positions during the Battle of Stalingrad.
German Wehrmacht soldiers in the ruins of a factory keep watch for enemy Soviet positions during the Battle of Stalingrad. Marked by constant close quarters combat and disregard for military and civilian casualties by both sides, it was amongst the bloodiest and most destructive battles in the history of warfare; the combined deaths for control of the city reached two […]
Axis Hungarian soldiers bury a fallen comrade on the Eastern Front. In the background can be seen the Russian Christian Orthodox Church of Exaltation of the Cross. In 1940, under pressure from Germany, Hungary joined the Axis. Although initially hoping to avoid direct involvement in the war, Hungary’s participation soon became inevitable. In 1941, Hungarian forces participated in the invasion […]
Germans advancing near a russian KV-1 Smolensk USSR 1941