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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.…

THE FORGOTTEN GERMAN HERO OF STALINGRAD

One of the least known topics in the history of Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union both in Russia and the West is the fate of…

Now and Then - Duderhof Shalov's gun

Duderhof  train station, just south of Krasnoye Selo. January 20, 1944 / Mozhaiskaya train station, just south of Krasnoye Selo.…

Now and Then - Occupation of Krasnoye Selo

Duderhof railway platform, 3 km west of Krasnoye Selo. Autumn 1941 / Mozhaiskaya railway platform. September 2020 German soldiers…

Now and Then - Gatchina German occupation

Lindemannstadt, occupied territory of the Leningrad province under civilian administration of Rear Area Command of Army Group North.…

Now and Then - Breakthrough of the Siege day

Today, 79 years ago. Prospekt of the 25th of October, Leningrad. January 1943 / Nevsky prospekt, St. Petersburg. March 2021  …

Now and Then - Khruslovka

Khruslovka, late November 1941 / Khruslovka, December 2021 KV-1 of the 108th Tank Division and an 85mm AA gun destroyed by German…

Now and Then - Churchill tanks on Moskovsky

Today, 77 years ago. Mezhdunarodny prospekt, Leningrad. Mid-January 1944 / Moskovsky prospekt, St. Petersburg. April 2020. Churchill…

Now and Then - SU-122 guns at the Narva gate

Today, 79 years ago Stachek square, Leningrad. Winter 1944 / Stachek square, St. Petersburg. January 2021 SU-122 self-propelled guns…