1 Koenigsberg Invasion by Soviet Troops 70 Years Ago

Koenigsberg Invasion by Soviet Troops 70 Years Ago

Posted on April 10, 2015 by team


Precisely 70 years ago, on April 9, 1945 Soviet troops, acting under the East-Prussian operation, conquered Koenigsberg. This set of photographs is dedicated to that very event.

On the image above are Soviet artillerymen (April 4,1945 – April 8,1945).

“Let’s wipe the German forts of Koenigsberg off the map“.

Soviet commander G. Zakharov and pilots. 1945.

One of the forts, 1945.

Entranchment near Koenigsberg, 1945.

Soviet infantry unit is passing the destroyed settlement not far from Koenigsberg. January 30, 1945. East Prussia.

Soviet rockets in firing position. 1945.

Heavy artillery piece in firing position in Koenigsberg, April 1945.

Transporting artillery shells to Koenigsberg.

Soviet soldier with a shell saying “Beat Koenigsberg“.

Soviet infantry in a battle.

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One Response to “Koenigsberg Invasion by Soviet Troops 70 Years Ago”

  1. Alain says:

    How do you make the difference between Belorussian, Ukrainian and Soviet troops ? I can’t see any difference on the pics ?

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