Tag: World War II

After 79 years, a motor ship “Armenia” was found at the bottom of the Black Sea

After 79 years, a motor ship “Armenia” was found at the bottom of the Black Sea

- 02/05/2020

The Soviet ship Armenia was sunk by two torpedoes launched by a German bomber near the Crimea in 1941. It was only just found in 2020. ... Read More

1914–15 Star

1914–15 Star

- 18/04/2020

1914–15 Star - established in 1918 to reward those who served between August 5, 1914 and December 31, 1915 at the military theaters of the First ... Read More

125-mm Soviet AMPULOMET

125-mm Soviet AMPULOMET

- 10/04/2020

125-mm Soviet ampulomet was the only model of an ampulomet mass-produced in the USSR. It was widely used with varying success by the Red Army ... Read More

World War II Victory Medal

World War II Victory Medal

- 07/04/2020

World War II Victory Medal  - was established by the Congress Act on July 6, 1945. Its the design was approved by the Minister of ... 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

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

Incredible finds from the German dugout. (15 photos)

Incredible finds from the German dugout. (15 photos)

- 03/02/2020

It was a warm and sunny day in August. We arrived at a German position. 70 years ago, Wehrmacht troops were stationed here.  I immediately ... Read More

Found T-34 trophy tank from Estonia swamps (8 photos+2 videos)

Found T-34 trophy tank from Estonia swamps (8 photos+2 videos)

- 14/01/2020

In 1999, a Soviet abandoned tank T-34 dating back to World War II was found in a swamp in northeast Estonia. The tank was raised ... Read More

Found Tank T-34 from the bottom of the lake (17 photos)

Found Tank T-34 from the bottom of the lake (17 photos)

- 13/01/2020

In 2006, a T-34 abandoned destroyed tank was found by divers near the village of Zelenkino. It was located 90 meters into the lake and ... 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

Holocaust General. The grave of Hitler’s “butcher” was opened in Berlin

Holocaust General. The grave of Hitler’s “butcher” was opened in Berlin

- 05/01/2020

Reinhard Heydrich was one of the initiators of the "final solution of the Jewish question" (Photo: WIKI) As BBC reports unknown people in Berlin uncovered ... 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