Leningrad, Stalingrad, Kiev and other Soviet cities, where fierce battles with the German army continued, Russian people called simply “the eastern front”. Huge losses from both sides must remain permanently in the memory.
Soviet soldiers attack the enemy at Stalingrad, fall 1942.
A commander of Cossack troops near Kharkov, 1942.
A German anti-tank gun waits for Russian tanks, 1942.
Residents of Leningrad are stocking up on water, 1942.
For the last journey on sled, Leningrad, fall 1942.
The fight for Rostov, August 1942.
A German mechanized column force the Don, July 1942.
A Russian woman after the German attack.
The execution of Jews near Kiev, 1942.
A German soldier with a Russian gun, spring, 1942.
German soldiers force the river in a tank, August 1942.
Bombs falling on Stalingrad, September 1942.
Russian children on ruins of a house.
German soldiers on ruins of Sevastopol, August 1942.
Stalingrad in October 1942. Soviet soldiers are fighting in ruins of the factory “Red October”.
The antitank defense line, October 1942.
A Junker comes to attack Stalingrad, October 1942.
A German tank near remnants of the recent enemy.
German soldiers prepare to storm, Stalingrad, 1942.
A German soldier hangs the flag on a building in Stalingrad, autumn 1942.
The bombardment Of Stalingrad by the German artillery, 1942.
The ruins of Stalingrad, December 1942.
The tank cemetery near Rzhev, December 1942.
German soldiers on the ruins of a power plant in Stalingrad, December 1942.
Streets of Stalingrad, November 1942.
The Red Army storms German positions.
Soviet tank T-43 (with the inscription “motherland”) breaks through to soldiers in Stalingrad, January, 1943.
Soviet soldiers in camouflage on a house roof, Stalingrad, January, 1943.
Soviet soldiers are hiding in ruins of Stalingrad.
German soldiers on streets of Stalingrad, 1943.
The Soviet army storms German positions, March 1943.
The Soviet infantry surrounds German troops near Stalingrad. 300,000 Germans fell into a trap.
Soviet soldiers escort a German prisoner, February, 1943.
Marshal von Paulus at headquarters of the Soviet troops at Stalingrad, March 1, 1943.
Soviet soldiers train to attack tanks from the ambush before the Kursk battle.
The infantry air defense, June 1943.
Tigers near Orel, during the Battle of Kursk, July 1943.
A tank attack on the Soviet fortifications, July 28, 1943.
German soldiers, July 1943.
A Russian antitank unit under cover of smoke changes its position.
Destroyed German tanks, April 1943.
A Soviet officer gives cigarettes to German prisoners, July 1943.
The ruins of Stalingrad, 1943.