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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 - German siege artillery exhibition

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

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 - 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…

Now and Then - Prospekt Stachek 1944

Prospekt Stachek, Leningrad. January 1944 / Prospekt Stachek, St. Petersburg. I took this picture in March 2020. Soldiers marching…

Now and Then - Operation January Thunder

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

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