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All battles and events of 1943

Now and Then - Bomb on the Nevsky

Prospekt of the 25th of October, Leningrad. April 1943 / Nevsky prospekt, St. Petesburg. July 25th, 2022 Fence around the excavation…

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 - Shlisselburg church

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

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 - 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…

Now and Then - Operation January Thunder

Mezhdunarodny prospekt, Leningrad. Mid-January 1943 / Moskovsky prospekt, St. Petersburg. March 2020 Red Army soldiers at a short…

Now and Then - Panorama museum

Here's my collection of pictures of the Breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad Panorama museum. The panorama recreates the fighting on…

Breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad - Dunayevskaya

Today, 78 years ago. Fragment of the Breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad Diorama. The attack sector of the 268th Rifle Division was…

Siege diary cartoon

A few days ago I was sifting through an online diary project and found this little gem, a nicely illustrated and amazingly life-…

Now and Then - Ski battalion

Chernyshev bridge, Leningrad. Winter of 1943 / Lomonosov bridge, St. Petersburg. August 2021 Soldiers of a ski battalion marching…

Now and Then - Gallows in Luga

Crossing of Kirov prospekt and Svyazi lane, Luga. 1941-1943 / Crossing of Kirov prospekt and Svyazi lane, Luga. June 2021   Gallows…

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