The moment of capture and first days after. Rather dramatic like the war itself. What a mix of different qualities might emerge – cowardice, heroism, despair and joy. We are not going to show the scenes of propaganda, violance and humiliation.
On these images opponents show interest for each other and do not express cruelty. But we surely know and never forget that millions of Soviet soldiers were finally killed in Nazi camps.
However, let this publication be more about curiosity. Someone is getting medical aid, another one is treated to a cigarette…
One of the first German downed pilots.
German soldiers providing medical help to the Red Army soldier.
One of the most popular photos. Hero of the Soviet Union, fighter pilot, major Yakov Antonov at the first interrogation.
Germans taking prisoners.
Germans taken prisoners.
Some try to settle in.
For others it’s shocking.
Detaining the camouflaged Soviet scout.
Germans after the Belgorod-Kharkov attack operation.
Germans prisoners in Leningrad.
Berlin, May 1945.