Portrait of a Soviet soldier with Degtyaryov machine gun in one of the thousands of destroyed houses during the Battle of Stalingrad. Stalingrad (Volgograd), Volgograd Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union. 10 December 1942. by hannahmnt
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hannahmnt Portrait of a Soviet soldier with Degtyaryov machine gun in one of the thousands of destroyed houses during the Battle of Stalingrad. Stalingrad (Volgograd), Volgograd Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union. 10 December 1942.
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WWII A Soviet soldier using a periscope in the ruins of Stalingrad, September 1942 by Hercio Dias
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Hercio Dias WWII A Soviet soldier using a periscope in the ruins of Stalingrad, September 1942
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A German soldier at the Battle of Stalingrad, 1942. by marguerite
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marguerite A German soldier at the Battle of Stalingrad, 1942.
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Soviet soldier in Stalingrad 1942 - fighting in the factories by marguerite
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marguerite Soviet soldier in Stalingrad 1942 - fighting in the factories
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A Soviet sailor in Stalingrad 1942 by marguerite
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marguerite A Soviet sailor in Stalingrad 1942
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Soviet naval infantry signal troops setting up communication wires, Stalingrad, Russia, 1 Aug 1942. The rifle with fixed bayonet is a convenient marker for an observant sniper. by hannahmnt
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hannahmnt Soviet naval infantry signal troops setting up communication wires, Stalingrad, Russia, 1 Aug 1942. The rifle with fixed bayonet is a convenient marker for an observant sniper.
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Portrait of a soldier from No. 3 Commando armed with a ‘Tommy gun’ and wearing a balaclava, at Largs in Scotland, 2 May 1942. by etta
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etta Portrait of a soldier from No. 3 Commando armed with a ‘Tommy gun’ and wearing a balaclava, at Largs in Scotland, 2 May 1942.
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Soviet troops continued to maintain the pressure on the besieged Germans within Stalingrad, finally forcing them into the defensive. Russia, December 1942. by hannahmnt
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hannahmnt Soviet troops continued to maintain the pressure on the besieged Germans within Stalingrad, finally forcing them into the defensive. Russia, December 1942.
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Soviet soldier's fighting in Stalingrad 1942 by marguerite
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marguerite Soviet soldier's fighting in Stalingrad 1942
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Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII.  A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use.  She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history.  After she was wounded in battle, Pavlichenko traveled to the by Divonsir Borges
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Divonsir Borges Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII. A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use. She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history. After she was wounded in battle, Pavlichenko traveled to the
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Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII.  A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use.  She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history.  After she was wounded in battle, Pavlichenko traveled to the United States. by catherine
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catherine Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Soviet sniper during WWII. A student at the time, Pavlichenko was among the first to volunteer for the armed forced when the Soviet Union was invaded and declined the opportunity to serve as a nurse instead of a soldier so as to put her badass shooting talents to good use. She went on to record 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history. After she was wounded in battle, Pavlichenko traveled to the United States.
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Soviet troops in a trench in Leningrad, Russia, 1 Sep 1941; note DP machine gun. by stefanie
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stefanie Soviet troops in a trench in Leningrad, Russia, 1 Sep 1941; note DP machine gun.
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Soviet troops in a trench in Leningrad, Russia, 1 Sep 1941; note DP machine gun. by stefanie
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stefanie Soviet troops in a trench in Leningrad, Russia, 1 Sep 1941; note DP machine gun.
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Soviet Pe-2 bomber and crew. Soviet pilots preparing for a flight in a Pe-2 bomber during World War II. This bomber was built by the design bureau led by Soviet aviation engineer Vladimir Petlyakov (1891-1942). Photographed in Russia in June 1942. by ruby
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ruby Soviet Pe-2 bomber and crew. Soviet pilots preparing for a flight in a Pe-2 bomber during World War II. This bomber was built by the design bureau led by Soviet aviation engineer Vladimir Petlyakov (1891-1942). Photographed in Russia in June 1942.
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Two young German Wehrmacht soldiers surrender to Allied forces along a roadside during the Battle of the Bulge. If you look carefully, the soldier on the right is wearing US gaiters. The battle was Germany’s planned offensive with the primary goal to recapture the important Belgian harbor city of Antwerp from the Allies. The Battle of the Bulge is one of the most important Batlle in the entire World War 2. Photo taken Near Snamont, Liège, Wallonia, Belgium. 1 January 1945. by aline
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aline Two young German Wehrmacht soldiers surrender to Allied forces along a roadside during the Battle of the Bulge. If you look carefully, the soldier on the right is wearing US gaiters. The battle was Germany’s planned offensive with the primary goal to recapture the important Belgian harbor city of Antwerp from the Allies. The Battle of the Bulge is one of the most important Batlle in the entire World War 2. Photo taken Near Snamont, Liège, Wallonia, Belgium. 1 January 1945.
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WWII medics treat wounded soldier during the Battle of the Bulge near Bastogne, France, December 1944. by earlene
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earlene WWII medics treat wounded soldier during the Battle of the Bulge near Bastogne, France, December 1944.
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Wyborg Castle, Russia. It used to be in Finland but after the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union Karelia, where the castle is located, became part of the Soviet Union, nowadays Russia. by bette
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bette Wyborg Castle, Russia. It used to be in Finland but after the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union Karelia, where the castle is located, became part of the Soviet Union, nowadays Russia.
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Photo taken during the Battle of Stalingrad of the Barmaley Fountain--a sculpture illustrating a children's poem by Korney Chukovsky. by thelma
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thelma Photo taken during the Battle of Stalingrad of the Barmaley Fountain--a sculpture illustrating a children's poem by Korney Chukovsky.
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German infantryman in winter clothes with a Soviet machine gun PPSh-41 1943 by stefanie
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stefanie German infantryman in winter clothes with a Soviet machine gun PPSh-41 1943
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“Defenders of Stalingrad”, 1942 by melisa
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melisa “Defenders of Stalingrad”, 1942
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A young Soviet soldier pauses for a photograph during the Battle of Berlin, the bloody final major offensive of the European Theater of the war. The battle for the city would be Germany’s desperate last stand before the complete collapse of the Third Reich, surrender and the total occupation of the country by Allied forces. Berlin, Germany. April 1945. by aline
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aline A young Soviet soldier pauses for a photograph during the Battle of Berlin, the bloody final major offensive of the European Theater of the war. The battle for the city would be Germany’s desperate last stand before the complete collapse of the Third Reich, surrender and the total occupation of the country by Allied forces. Berlin, Germany. April 1945.
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One of many adondoned cathedrals in Ryazan Oblast, Russia. by estelle
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estelle One of many adondoned cathedrals in Ryazan Oblast, Russia.
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In the spring of 1943, a mass grave containing thousands of bodies was discovered in a forest in western Russia. This alarming discovery prompted an international investigation which revealed that the remains were those of Polish military prisoners of war. Also discovered were some civilians from various walks of life-- clergymen, doctors, lawyers, engineers, teachers and others-- who had been forcibly removed from their homeland at the order of the Soviet Union by Glenci Merino
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Glenci Merino In the spring of 1943, a mass grave containing thousands of bodies was discovered in a forest in western Russia. This alarming discovery prompted an international investigation which revealed that the remains were those of Polish military prisoners of war. Also discovered were some civilians from various walks of life-- clergymen, doctors, lawyers, engineers, teachers and others-- who had been forcibly removed from their homeland at the order of the Soviet Union
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Soviet soldiers battle Hungarian and German forces during the Siege of Budapest. The siege began when Budapest was first encircled on 29 December 1944 by the Soviet Army and the Romanian Army (Romania had switched allegiances following a coup d’état, which deposed the pro-Axis Antonescu regime in August 1944). The siege ended when the city unconditionally surrendered on 13 February 1945. February 1945. Image taken by famed Russian war by anne
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anne Soviet soldiers battle Hungarian and German forces during the Siege of Budapest. The siege began when Budapest was first encircled on 29 December 1944 by the Soviet Army and the Romanian Army (Romania had switched allegiances following a coup d’état, which deposed the pro-Axis Antonescu regime in August 1944). The siege ended when the city unconditionally surrendered on 13 February 1945. February 1945. Image taken by famed Russian war
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A German soldier being captured during the Battle of Moscow, 1 Dec 1941 by randi
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randi A German soldier being captured during the Battle of Moscow, 1 Dec 1941
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vintage propaganda poster issued by Soviet Russia to glorify space achievements: Our triumph in space - anthem of the Soviet Union. 1963 by Atomic_Scout
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Atomic_Scout vintage propaganda poster issued by Soviet Russia to glorify space achievements: Our triumph in space - anthem of the Soviet Union. 1963
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Nazi Persecution of Soviet Prisoners of War. Column of Soviet prisoners of war from the Ukrainian front. Kharkov, Soviet Union, June 18, 1942. by juliet
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juliet Nazi Persecution of Soviet Prisoners of War. Column of Soviet prisoners of war from the Ukrainian front. Kharkov, Soviet Union, June 18, 1942.
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A bit premature. German soldiers hoist the Nazi flag in Stalingrad, 1942 by erna
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erna A bit premature. German soldiers hoist the Nazi flag in Stalingrad, 1942
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Crew of carrier USS Yorktown fighting a fire during the Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942. (US Navy photo) by lena
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lena Crew of carrier USS Yorktown fighting a fire during the Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942. (US Navy photo)
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Battle of Gettsburg veterans. The picture was taken in 1913, at a reunion held on the battlefield. The man sitting on the rocks is a Confederate soldier, and the man standing is a Union soldier. by earlene
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earlene Battle of Gettsburg veterans. The picture was taken in 1913, at a reunion held on the battlefield. The man sitting on the rocks is a Confederate soldier, and the man standing is a Union soldier.
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During a time of war one lone samurai warrior in full battle gear stands watch at the great palace designbyhumans by Cyncor Artworks
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Cyncor Artworks During a time of war one lone samurai warrior in full battle gear stands watch at the great palace designbyhumans
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