Body of frozen Soviet soldier propped up by Finnish fighters to intimidate Soviet troops

Finnish defenders sometimes took fallen, frozen Russian soldiers and posed them upright as psychological warfare. Although this particular thing happened [...]

A German prisoner of war escorted by a Soviet soldier, Stalingrad

In this photograph, a Red Army solider is seen marching a German solider into captivity after the Battle of Stalingrad. The Germans were being rounded up [...]

German troops use a Schwellenpflug to destroy rail tracks while withdrawing from Soviet territory

German troops in the Soviet Union, destroying the railroad during an organized retreat. A railroad plough (also known as a Schienenwolf (‘rail wolf’) [...]

Two Soviet infantrymen frozen to death in their foxhole, Finland

The Soviets had to bring troops from far away to the Finnish front. Some of the soldiers were from the south and hadn’t ever experienced winter [...]

Soviet soldier in the liberated village

He and his companions just arrived and liberated her village. She is greeting the Soviet Army. Battle of Moscow, Soviet counteroffensive, December 1941. [...]