Category: Exhumation

Hot Summer 1941

Hot Summer 1941

- 21/05/2020

Summer,1941 Dead soldier of the Red Army in his trench. Photo chronicle from WW2. The summer of 1941 became tragic for the Red Army. Many ... Read More

Kiev fortified area. 1941 year

Kiev fortified area. 1941 year

- 22/04/2020

The battles for the capital of Ukraine in 1941 were particularly fierce and bloody. The defensive line around Kyiv played an important role in deterring ... Read More

They fought for their homeland

They fought for their homeland

- 20/04/2020

Man gets used to everything - joy, fear, death ... All this, sooner or later, ceases to bother us. But there are times when we ... Read More

Grave in the garden

Grave in the garden

- 27/12/2019

Most digs require a huge time commitment (the soldiers exhumation takes a lot of energy). The dig alone is a massive investment of time, and ... 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

A German machine gunner, Odessa in 1941

A German machine gunner, Odessa in 1941

- 18/12/2019

This report brought to you by relic hunters who wish to remain anonymous: A relic hunting team from Odessa searching near the village of Blagoevo ... 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

Two meters underground

Two meters underground

- 12/12/2019

Life is precious. Nobody wants to die, and when facing danger, we will do anything to survive. Soldiers are no different. And we discovered in ... Read More

Victory Day

Victory Day

- 10/12/2019

Our search squad has a really meaningful tradition of going searching on May 9 (Victory Day) every year. We consider it an honorable way to ... Read More

Near a forest road

Near a forest road

- 09/12/2019

In the early spring, a digger reached out to our team for help. He had researched the place of death of the Soviet soldier and ... Read More

Nameless officer of the Red Army

Nameless officer of the Red Army

- 08/12/2019

Remember we discovered this soldier? We recently found an officer just a meter away. We were really hoping to identify this great man, but unfortunately, ... Read More

The trench littered with bones. Soldiers exhumation

The trench littered with bones. Soldiers exhumation

- 05/12/2019

Last weekend search group "Bridgehead" (Slavyansk) discovered the remains of 8 soldiers from the Second World War. The group conducted reconnaissance in one of the ... Read More