Liberated Sevastopol, in the foreground is a German self-propelled gun StuG III.
Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik – the Great Patriotic War (22 June 1941 – 9 May 1945). Russian aircraft in the sky over Berlin. Photo by Mark Redkin. May 1945, Germany.
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First Battle of Kharkov, October 1941: German PaK 35/36 anti-tank gun in the streets of the city. The 37mm weapon proved inadequate against Soviet tanks of the KV and T-34 class.
Red Army propaganda photo
June 1944 was a bad month for Germany everywhere - these are Pz IVs knocked out near Vitebsk during Operation Bagration, a massive Soviet offensive that shattered Army Group Centre and pushed the Germans back to the pre-war Polish border.
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Elderly Soviet soldier directing traffic in Berlin
German soldiers inspecting abandoned Soviet T-35 heavy tank, near Lvov, Western Ukraine. Tank commander reported that the machine became immobile due to technical problem, all ammunition was fired and weapons removed before abandonment.
Did you ever hear about the Californian high school teacher who wanted to teach his class how the German people accepted Hitler as their leader, so he created a Nazi-like movement at his school in just 5 days? While browsing through these jarring post WWII photographs of Berlin, one of my favourite