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Now and Then - Mannerheim line Sk2 bunker

Summakyla sector of the Mannerheim Line. February 1940 / Zvezdochka gardening community. October 2020 Commander of the 90th…

Now and Then - Armoured cars on the Nevsky

Prospekt of the 25th of October, Leningrad. September 1941 / Nevsky prospekt, St. Petersburg. March 2021 Column of BA-10 armoured cars…

First train to Leningrad - 1943

Image Map of the 34 kilometer Road of Victory (painted red) On February 7, 1943…

The first POW victims of Stalingrad

In the course of its victorious advance the 6th Army of the Wehrmacht covered a huge stretch of Soviet land from Kharkov to Stalingrad…

Now and Then - Lifting of the Leningrad Siege Day

Nevsky prospekt, Leningrad. January 27, 1944 / Nevsky prospekt, St. Petersburg. January 27, 2022 An old lady congratulating a Red Army…

Now and Then - Liberation of Novgorod

78 years and a week ago - liberation of Novgorod Novgorod, Kremlin. January 20, 1944 / Novgorod, Kremlin. May 2021 Soviet soldiers…

Now and Then - Yuri Smirnov liberation of Gatchina

Gatchina, Sovetskaya street. January 26, 1944 / Gatchina, Sobornaya street. May 2020. Nine year old Yuri Smirnov, son of a local…

Now and Then - German cemetery at the Alexander Palace

Pushkin, Alexander Palace. January 25, 1944 / Pushkin, Alexander Palace. January 2022 Cemetery of the 4. SS-Polizei-Panzergrenadier-…

Now and Then - Liberation of Pushkin

Pushkin, Parkovaya street. January 24, 1944 / Pushkin, Parkovaya street. January 2021 Soviet soldiers standing next to BA-10 armoured…

Now and Then - German POWs on Fontanka

Fontanka river embankment, Leningrad. January 23, 1944 / Fontanka river embankment, St. Petersburg. December 2020 Captured German…

Now and Then - Shlisselburg church

Shlisselburg, Red Square. Late January 1943 / Shlisselburg, Red Square. Spring 2019. BA-10 armoured cars on the streets of…

Now and Then - German siege artillery exhibition

Today, 78 years ago. Palace square, Leningrad. February 1944 / Palace square, St. Petersburg. I took this picture in May 2020.…