A selection of impressive black and white photographs of that uneasy year 1943.
Soviet artillerymen fighting under the cover of a smoke screen.
Soviet artillerymen are shooting at the German troops boxed in Stalingrad.
Soviet tank T-34 destroyed somewhere in Kharkiv.
Attack planes Il-2 are leaving for a combat mission near Stalingrad.
The crew of the Soviet bomber Pe-2 at the airfield.
Soviet soldiers sitting at the fire in a lull minute in Stalingrad.
German tanks and other equipment captured near Stalingrad.
Wehrmacht Tiger tank stuck at the bank of the Znamenka river.
T-34 tanks made over the plan for the Ural volunteer tank corps.
Soviet tanks T-34 and T-70 destroyed in the battle of Kursk.
Wehrmacht soldiers inspecting the downed fighter Messerschmitt Bf-109F-4 of the 54th squadron near Chudovo.
Gunners from the Il-2 of the Attack Aviation Regiment of the Black Sea Fleet.
Soviet field engineers planting mines TM-42.
Children standing at the German tank Pz.Kpfw. IV destroyed by the Soviet troops.
View from the German tank Pz.Kpfw. VI «Tiger» during the battle.
Finnish fighter “Brewster» B-239 in the winter camouflage.
Assembly of battle tanks T-34 at the tank factory.
Attack of the Soviet infantry supported by the tanks T-34.
Dwellers of a village under Stalingrad are meeting the crew of a light tank T-60 from the liberating troops.
German soldier is searching the dead Soviet infantryman.
Soviet women and children are coming back home.
Construction of fortifications on the Kursk Bulge.
German Marder II self-propelled vehicles are driving through some village of Ukraine.
Loading Soviet wounded soldiers into sanitary aircrafts C-3.
Echelon of the Ural Volunteer Tank Corps is on the way to the front.
Soldiers of the Leningrad front are moving along the territory of the Shlisselburg fortress.
German PaK 36 anti-tank guns are captured on the Kursk Bulge.
Soviet division is starting the counter attack on the Kursk Bulge.
Soviet tank T-34 destroyed near Belgorod and the dead tankman.
T-34 tanks burnt near Belgorod.
German tanks Pz.Kpfw V «Panther» at the railway station of Germany before leaving for the Eastern front.
Abandoned German tanks Pz.Kpfw.V «Panther» near Prokhorovka village.
German SP gun “Ferdinand” destroyed by a direct hit of the bomber Pe-2 on the Kursk Bulge.
Soviet soldiers are watching the destroyed German tank Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. H on the Kursk Bulge.
Soviet soldiers are about to attack on the Kursk Bulge.
Battlefiled on the Kursk Bulge: T-34 tanks and the “Tiger”.
German tanks “Tiger” on the Kursk Bulge.
T-34-76 tanks are supporting the attack of the infantry on the Kursk Bulge.
Soviet tank Т-70 is passing by the German tank PzKpfw IV.
Soviet infantrymen at the destroyed “Panther” tank.
German SP gun “Ferdinand” on the Kursk Bulge.
Soviet leading echelons fighting in the German trenches.
Kursk Bulge, July 1943.