Leningrad, January 1943, Operation Spark (Lots of trophies)
A small selection of photographs taken in January 1943 during “Operation Iskra” near Leningrad. Pictures are not in color, but still impressive.
Operation Iskra (lit. ‘Operation Spark’) is an offensive operation of the Soviet troops during the Great Patriotic War, conducted on the January 12 to 30, 1943 by the forces of the Leningrad and Volkhov fronts with the assistance of part of the Baltic Fleet, Ladoga military flotilla and long-range aviation, aimed to break the Wehrmacht’s Siege of Leningrad.