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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 - 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 - 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…

Berserk with a "Tomahawk"

BERSERK WITH A "TOMAHAWK"   Early morning on December 17, 1941 a group of 9 Li-2's (Soviet licensed copy of DC-3) landed on an…

Now and Then - Kronstadt gun on Anchor square

Kronstadt, square of the Victims of the Revolution. 1942 / Kronstadt, Anchor square. October 2021 A 152mm gun of Lieutenant…

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 - Nevsky Bridgehead

Nevskaya Dubrovka, Leningrad province. Autumn 1941 / Nevskaya Dubrovka, Leningrad province. 28.04.2021 Soviet soldiers preparing…

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 - 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…

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