Author: Vitamin

And again the Leningrad Front

And again the Leningrad Front

- 21/01/2020

Good day to you. Today I will tell you about our another trip to the places of the Leningrad front. This time it was decided ... Read More

Excavation season opening 2020

Excavation season opening 2020

- 18/01/2020

The holidays have now past. We are at the height of winter, yet there is still no snow. With the outdoor temperature of +3 degrees ... Read More

Eastern Front Medal

Eastern Front Medal

- 13/01/2020

The Eastern Front Medal was a World War II German military decoration awarded to both German and Axis personnel. It was awarded to those who ... Read More

Wound Badge

Wound Badge

- 12/01/2020

The Wound Badge (German: Verwundetenabzeichen) was a German military decoration first promulgated by Wilhelm II, German Emperor on 3 March 1918, which was awarded to ... Read More

Cross «For Military Merit»

Cross «For Military Merit»

- 08/01/2020

The Cross of Military Merit (German: Kriegsverdienstkreuz) is a German military cross established by Adolf Hitler on October 18, 1939 (on the anniversary of the ... Read More

Order of the Red Star

Order of the Red Star

- 08/01/2020

The Order of the Red Star was a military decoration of the Soviet Union. It was established by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet ... Read More

The story of one flask.

The story of one flask.

- 04/01/2020

A few weeks ago I finished the excavation season, because winter had already come, and the soil was as hard as asphalt. But the thought ... Read More

Basics of stripping remains of the soldiers.

Basics of stripping remains of the soldiers.

- 27/12/2019

Search and establishment of the names of soldiers who died during the Second World War II is conducted according to certain rules. Among them, I ... Read More

They returned from the war.

They returned from the war.

- 23/12/2019

This particular morning, our camp buzzing at dawn. The night before, our team leader announced that local residents had confirmed a site within the nearby ... Read More

22 forgotten lives.

22 forgotten lives.

- 19/12/2019

World War II left an indelible mark upon the history of Ukraine. Millions of human destinies, both past and present, are connected with the most ... Read More

And again the Second World War reminded of itself.

And again the Second World War reminded of itself.

- 17/12/2019

We learned about this incredible search from Victoria Simkina, a member Search-Dnepr of Krivoy Rog. He was engaged in the soldiers exhumation. This Febraury, locals from ... Read More

Bridgehead discovers the remains of 25 Soviet soldiers

Bridgehead discovers the remains of 25 Soviet soldiers

- 14/12/2019

Search work is fraught with challenges, the main one being winter weather. Just imagine heavy rain turning into snow, snow turning into rain, and all ... Read More

“How many soldiers died along the roads. Who counted, who counted … «

“How many soldiers died along the roads. Who counted, who counted … «

- 14/12/2019

The All-Ukrainian expedition Barvenkovsky Kotel-1942 took place in the fall of 2017, and it yielded excellent results: the Union of People's Memory found the remains ... Read More

Bayonets of the sample 1898/1905 to the Mauser Gewehr 98 rifles

Bayonets of the sample 1898/1905 to the Mauser Gewehr 98 rifles

- 10/12/2019

The Mauser Gewehr 98 rifle was approached by bayonets of several kinds. One of them was a modified bayonet of the sample of 1898/1905. The ... Read More

Captain Kidd’s pirate treasure

Captain Kidd’s pirate treasure

- 10/12/2019

According to bbc.com, underwater archaeologists have discovered a heavy silver ingot off the coast of Madagascar. According to them, the treasure was the prey of ... Read More