Tag: Second World War

T34 “Sniper” from the bottom of the swamp

T34 “Sniper” from the bottom of the swamp

- 29/03/2020

The history of this tank is not unusual. There were many such incidents during World War II. However, each story is interesting in its own ... Read More

A tank LT vz.38 “Prague” and a cowshed… The story of how fate has united them

A tank LT vz.38 “Prague” and a cowshed… The story of how fate has united them

- 28/03/2020

This story happened in the village of Manege, which is located in the Moscow region of Russia. This is a small village with a population ... Read More

Giant Artillery Dugout (16 photos, 2 videos)

Giant Artillery Dugout (16 photos, 2 videos)

- 26/03/2020

We found this dugout during the last digging. It was an unusual size (very large compared to the rest that we found). As usual, the ... Read More

Movable fortress

Movable fortress

- 25/03/2020

Attempts to find new ways of personal protection for soldiers accompanied humanity for many centuries. Thus, in the XVII century, the famous French Marshal Vauban ... Read More

BK-31 armored boat raised from the bottom of the Volga river

BK-31 armored boat raised from the bottom of the Volga river

- 24/03/2020

BK-31 - an armored boat of the Volga military flotilla, which took part in the Battle of Stalingrad. From July 24 to December 17, 1942, ... Read More

Untouched place

Untouched place

- 21/03/2020

It was a cold December day in Leningrad front, there were a few days before the New Year. Snow fell and the temperature was about ... Read More

Color photos of Holocaust victims from concentration camps

Color photos of Holocaust victims from concentration camps

- 20/03/2020

During World War II, German Nazis and their allies killed about six million Jews. This methodical, bureaucratic, state-organized operation of prosecution and extermination is called ... Read More

Rare color photos of the German offensive on Stalingrad

Rare color photos of the German offensive on Stalingrad

- 19/03/2020

Hans Eckle, a Chief Corporal  of the 578th Infantry Regiment of the 305th Wehrmacht Infantry Division, took a large number of color photographs during the ... Read More

Strong point of the Wehrmacht

Strong point of the Wehrmacht

- 11/03/2020

Winter was very snowy this year, some levels of snow in the forest waist-high. But that did not stop me from searching what appeared to ... Read More

Dresden: The World War Two bombing 75 years on

Dresden: The World War Two bombing 75 years on

- 20/02/2020

The bombing of Dresden created a firestorm that destroyed the centre of the city "The firestorm is incredible... Insane fear grips me and from then ... Read More

Xmas digs on World War battlefield

Xmas digs on World War battlefield

- 24/01/2020

During this winter vacation, we decided to dig up another German dugout. We chose a large dugout - 6 X 3 meters. Upon arrival at ... Read More

German assault gun StuG-40 found in a swamp

German assault gun StuG-40 found in a swamp

- 22/01/2020

In April 2002, search club «Arergard» found a abandoned German StuG-40 self-propelled artillery in the Pskov region, near the town of Velikie Luki. It was ... Read More

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 Second World War (Leningrad front). This time it ... Read More

Leningrad, January 1943, Operation Spark (Lots of trophies)

Leningrad, January 1943, Operation Spark (Lots of trophies)

- 17/01/2020

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 ... 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/badge established by Adolf Hitler on October 18, 1939 (on the anniversary of the ... Read More