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Now and Then - Nevsky prospekt and painter Pakulin

Prospekt of the 25th of October, Leningrad. January 1942 / Nevsky prospekt, St. Perersburg, April 2021 Artist Vyacheslav Pakulin…

Now and Then - Field of Mars machine gun

Square of the Victims of the Revolution, Leningrad. Winter 1942 / Field of Mars, St. Petersburg. April 2021 Heavy 12.7mm DShK machine…

Now and Then - Samoilova mansion

Dinamo settlement, south of Slutsk, mansion of Countess Yulia Samoilova. Mid-1943 / Dinamo settlement, south of Pavlovsk, mansion of…

Now and Then - Catherine Palace1

Catherine Palace, Pushkin. October 1941 / Catherine Palace, Pushkin. October 2020 German soldiers in the Great Hall of the Catherine…

Now and Then - MPVO girls

Kirovsky bridge, Leningrad. 1942 / Troitsky bridge, St. Petersburg. April 2021 A battallion of MPVO girls marching across the…

Now and Then - People's Militia

Roshal embankment, Leningrad. July 1941 / Admiralty embankment, St. Petersburg. April 2021 People's militia volunteers marching across…

Now and Then - Palace square

Uritsky square, Leningrad. Autumn 1941 / Palace square, St. Petersburg. April 2021 Column of KV-1 tanks carrying a red banner with the…

Now and Then - Field of Mars

Square of the Victims of the Revolution, Leningrad. August 1941 / Field of Mars, St. Petersburg. April 2021 Soviet AA gun battery…

Now and Then - Nevsky prospekt

Prospekt of the 25th of October, Leningrad. Summer 1942 / Nevsky prospekt, St. Petersburg. March 2021 The house #68 on the Prospekt of…

Now and Then - Armoured trucks

Khalturina street, Leningrad. July 1941 / Millionnaya street, St. Petersburg. March 2021 People's Militia volunteers going to a…

Now and then - KV-1 in Volpi

Volpi, AGN military administration zone. August 1941 / Volpi, Leningrad province. September 2020 German soldiers sitting on top of a…

PANZER SLAUGHTER AT KHANDROVO

    By mid-September 1941 the operational situation around Leningrad looked seriously dire for the Soviet defenders. On September 9 the…