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All battles and events of 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 - 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…

Now and Then - Pravda street

Corner of Sotsialisticheskaya street and Pravda street, Leningrad. 1943 / Corner of Sotsialisticheskaya street and Pravda street, St.…

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