On January, 29th they held a military reconstruction of liberating Gatchina to celebrate the breakage of the Siege of Leningrad. The event took place near Gatchina, the Leningrad Region.
The Red Army officer with a machine gun by Vasily Degtyaryov.
Running a motorcycle in the snow.
The battle is about to begin.
Having their lunch.
With a Czech machine gun.
And this one is German.
Soldiers wearing their overcoats.
A lady on the battlefield should be taken good care of.
A red cross. Perhaps, some of the soldiers were dreaming of getting wounded.
A German camp.
The Red Army scouts.
A German officer convoys a Russian captive and a woman they suspect of being connected to partisans.
The German Army.
An MG-42 machine gun.
The Red Army has begun to attack.
German infantrymen have to retreat.
A scout is trying to detect his enemy’s location.
Something’s wrong with the machine gun!
The Red Army continues the attack.
German soldiers begin to counterattack.
They come to hand-to-hand fighting!
Some Germans are armed with the Stg-43 and they strain at the leash!
Evacuating a wounded soldier from the battlefield.
They make a desperate try to beat off the Red Army’s attack.
But it keeps fighting. What’s in the hand of that soldier in the background?
They don’t take captives…
Is that a girl with a handgun?
The Red Army is about to make their final attack.
Here it is!
A crucial fighting.
They did it! They won!