1942

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Огородные работы на Марсовом поле (дети копают землю под грядки)
Посадка в автобус эвакуиров. детей д/с Куйбышевского района. Ленинград
Ладога .Эвакуация .Женщины и дети .1941 г.
Эвакуированные везут вагонетки с вещами. 1942 г.
Эвакуированные ждут посадку на поезд. 1942 г.
Эвакуированные везут вагонетки с вещами. 1942 г.
Командующий ВВС 30 армии полковник Белов Н.Г. 1941–1942 гг.
Начальник штаба 1 истребительной авиационной армии полковник Белов Н.Г. (слева) и комиссар Духовный П.И. (справа). Калининский фронт, 5.05.1942 г.
Командир 1 истребительной авиационной армии генерал-майор Белецкий Е.М (справа), начальник штаба армии полковник Белов Н.Г. (в центре), комиссар армии Виноградов А.С. (слева). Брянский фронт, 1942 г.
Полковник Белов Н.Г. (справа). Воронежский фронт. 1942 г.
После боя на Калининском фронте. 21 марта 1942 г. Фото из газеты «Комсомольская правда»
Батальонный комиссар 6 Краснознамённой стрелковой дивизии, участник боёв в районе г. Бреста в июне 1941 г. Таркакнов П.С. (в центре). Сталинградская область, п. Свободный, 10.11.1942  г.
Батальонный комиссар 6 Краснознамённой стрелковой дивизии, участник боёв в районе г. Бреста Таркакнов П.С. (справа). г. Воронеж, 22.07.1942 г.
В доме отдыха «Репное». г. Воронеж, 1942 г.
Политрук 6 Краснознамённой стрелковой дивизии Таркакнов П.С. (слева) вручает комсомольский билет бойцу Койкову Т.Орловская область, с. Тим, 27.01.1942 г.
После выписки из госпиталя. Свердловская область, 1942 г
Разгрузка боеприпасов. г. Сталинград, 1942 г.
На Сталинградском фронте. Декабрь 1942 г.
У блиндажа. Октябрь 1942 г.
Воины 111 отдельного сапёрного батальона 6 Краснознамённой стрелковой дивизии 4 армии. Январь 1942 г.
Эвакуированные у вагонов. 1942 г. Станция Кобона
Ленинград. в дни блокады. Замерзший трамвай №40 на Кировском проспекте., у дома Лидваля
Ленинград в блокаде. Остановлены троллейбусы, покрытые льдом и снегом
Выдача продуктов на э/п "Борисова Грива". 1942 г. Лен. область. Склеена из 2-х частей, левая часть
Блокадный Ленинград. ленинградцы читают объявление о приеме на работу.
Члены бытовой бригады привезли дрова матери солдата
Колпинские рабочие – экипаж бронемашины, И.Ф.Черненко, М.М.Цмсарь, М.С.Харьков, П.Мисник, храбро сражавшийся с противником с первых дней войны
Бойцы бытового отряда набирают воду из титана
Восстановление дома № 68 по Невскому проспекту
Объявление на бензозаправочной станции: "Бензина нет!"
Фотография. Надпись на двери: "Закрыто. Света нет!"
Исаев Николай Стефанович – заместитель командира II Курской партизанской бригады
Забродин Иван Мизайлович – начальник штаба II Курской партизанской бригады
Сафронов Петр Андреевич – командир роты Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Тимонов Иван - секретарь подпольной комсомольской организации Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Белин Борис Семенович – командир разведвзвода Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Маркелов Василий Константинович – командир 2 батальона партизанского отряда им. Чапаева II Курской партизанской бригады
Железнов Николай Григорьевич – комиссар партизанского отряда им. Чапаева II Курской партизанской бригады
Анищенко Алексей Петрович – партизан Крупецкого отряда II Курской партизанской бригады, погиб в октябре 1942г.
Клюев Тихон Кириллович - партизан Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Федосюткин Андрей Дмитриевич  – комиссар I Курской партизанской бригады
Зуева Екатерина Михайловна – разведчица I Курской партизанской бригады. Погибла в 1942 г.
Кузьмина Надежда Ивановна – разведчица I Курской партизанской бригады
Москаленко Александр Тимофеевич – заместитель командира I Курской партизанской бригады
Сотников Николай Дмитриевич – начальник штаба I Курской партизанской бригады
Гусев Павел Васильевич – помощник начальника штаба партизанского отряда им. Чапаева II Курской партизанской бригады
Кавардаев В.А. – командир Троснянского партизанского отряда II Курской партизанской бригады
Дулепов Николай Владимирович – комиссар отряда им. Кирова II Курской партизанской бригады
Богданов Иван – адъютант командира I Курской партизанской бригады Ивана Константиновича Панченко
Беспарточный Д.Д., Свирин И.И., Банных И.С. – командование Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Шульчев Валентин Иванович – партизан, боец 1-го взвода, 5-й роты Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады, младший лейтенант, партизанский поэт
Михеев Н.К. и Федосеенко В.А.- партизаны, беседуют с жителями села Панюшкино Курского района Курской области
Терещенко Вера Михайловна – член ВЛКСМ, партизанка-разведчица Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Машкин Михаил Тарасович - член КПСС, командир разведки партизанского отряда им. Боженко II Курской партизанской бригады
Максимов Дмитрий Михайлович - член КПСС, партизан-пулеметчик Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Волков Александр Васильевич – командир взвода партизанского им. Чапаева II Курской партизанской бригады
Плохих Анатолий Петрович – партизан Михайловского отряда Курской области
Злуникин Владимир Григорьевич – член КПСС, редактор газеты «Народный мститель» Дмитриевского подпольного окружкома ВКП(б) Курской области
Перед боем. 1942 г.
Soldiers reading letters
Wounded Wehrmacht soldier captured by Soviet troops
Red Army soldiers pay military honors to those who died in a camp for Soviet prisoners of war (Stalingrad region)
Students of teacher training colleges of the "Uchitel" Sports Society have a lesson in bayonet fighting, Moscow, 1942. Photo by D. Favilovich/TASS
A view of Gorky Street, Moscow, 1942. Photo by Leonid Dorensky/TASS
Residents of the city put away barricades on Mozhaiskaya Street, Moscow, January 1942. Photo by Leonid Dorensky/TASS
Soviet soldiers defend the city, Stalingrad, 1942. Photo by S.Loskutov/TASS
Раненые на палубе парохода во время следования в тыл
Sailors read newspapers delivered by the Red Army military mail service, 1942. Photo by Yevgeny Khaldei/TASS
Советские тяжелые бомбардировщики на одном из военных аэродромов
Члены экипажа подводной лодки
Пожилая женщина на пепелище, Сталинградская область
Одна из городских улиц после налета немецкой авиации, Сталинград
Один из районов города после бомбардировок немецкой авиации, Мурманск
Вид на город после бомбардировок немецкой авиации, Мурманск
•	Город Дорогобуж после освобождения его от немецких оккупантов в ходе Ржевско-Вяземской операции
Доставка боеприпасов и продовольствия по реке Волге
Дома, разрушенные в ходе боев с немецко-фашистскими захватчиками, Смоленская область
Части Красной Армии в освобожденном от немецких войск городе, Калужская область
Жители на улице разрушенного города, Сталинград
Local woman examines the ruins of her house burnt by the Nazi German forces in Yurkino Village of Rzhev District, Kalinin Region, August 1942. Photo by Oleg Knorring/TASS
•	Слесарь Сталинградского тракторного завода А. Кравцов, добровольно вступивший в ряды Красной Армии
•	Батальонный комиссар танковой части М.Л. Мисак (второй справа) во время зачитывания обращения коллектива Кировского завода
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad Region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad Region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad Region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad Region)
Сaptain (South-Western front)
Сaptain (South-Western front)
Captured German self-propelled gun StuG III (South-Western front)
Captured German self-propelled gun StuG III (South-Western front)
Girl (South-Western front)
Girl with flowers (South-Western front)
Girl with flowers (South-Western front)
Girl (South-Western front)
Soldiers of the 6th Army of Lieutenant General A. Gorodnyansky escort German prisoners to the rear
Soldiers of the 6th Army of Lieutenant General A. Gorodnyansky escort German prisoners to the rear
Red Army officers talk to local residents (South-Western front)
Providing medical assistance to the German prisoner (South-Western front)
Providing medical assistance to the German prisoner (South-Western front)
Providing medical assistance to the German prisoner (South-Western front)
Search for the enemy in the destroyed factory floor (Stalingrad)
Search for the enemy in the destroyed factory floor (Stalingrad)
Советские броневики во время движения к линии фронта, Сталинградская область
Советские солдаты в центре города за несколько дней до начала Сталинградской битвы
Партизанский отряд во время перехода во вражеский тыл
Warriors of the 13th Guards Rifle Division at firing positions in the area of Mamaev Kurgan
Ferry of the military units in the region of Stalingrad
The fighters of the 671 cannon-artillery regiment of the headquarters reserve firing from 152 mm. howitzers
Ferry in the area of the factory "Red October". Ammunition delivery
Soviet submachine gunners fire at Germans who settled in neighborhoods
Street fights in the city of Stalingrad
Member of the Central Committee of the Communist party Manuilsky D.Z. speaks to the fighters of the Stalingrad Front
The gun crew of the battery, which commands art. Lieutenant N. Konovaltsev, conducts fire on German tanks. Stalingrad. October 1942
Workers of the city are building defensive lines. Stalingrad. 1942
Former defense participant of Tsaritsyn, worker of the factory "Red October" Klimov V.T. firing at the enemy. Stalingrad. November 1942
Military physician Bakhitiyarova Z.S. among the wounded evacuation hospital 3652 at the station Vasilyevo of the Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. 1942 TASSR
Stakhanov's of the fur-tailoring factory O. Astafiev and A. Miller, rewarded for overfulfillment of the plan for special order. 1942, Kazan
Unloading a barge with firewood on the Volga by residents of Kazan. 1942, Kazan
Packing New Year's gifts to soldiers of the Red Army in the family of a social activist. 1942, Kazan
Bauman Street, Press House - entrance with signs of publishing houses and organizations evacuated to Kazan. Winter 1942 Kazan
Practical classes on degassing the terrain by cadets of the Republican school of PVCO. 1942, Kazan
Workers of the Dzerzhinsky Stalingrad Tractor Plant deliver newly assembled tanks to the Red Army soldiers, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Evzerikhin/TASS
A battalion commissar (L back) conducts classes for party activists of military units during a break between the battles, May 1942. Photo by Fyodor Kislov/TASS
Military intelligence platoon leader Nikolai Berezovoi participates in a guerrilla raid led by political commissar S. Iovlev, 1942. Photo by Nikolai Sitnikov/TASS
The best reconnaissance anti-aircraft gunners of the N-th anti-aircraft battery conduct observation of enemy aircraft
Anti-aircraft gunners of one of the ships operating in the Tuapse region, near military guns
Anti-aircraft crew commander, senior sergeant N.E.Somkov oversees fascist aircrafts
Downed enemy bomber
Anti-aircraft gunner of one of the batteries F.F. Dergalenko aims a gun at the target
Gunner V.L. Chuzhikov at the moment of pointing the gun at the target
The best gunner of anti-aircraft gun crew calculation of Sergeant Filippov of the N-battery I. I. Zaitsev at his combat post
Scouts of the anti-aircraft battery of senior lieutenant Barybin are watching the airspace
Anti-aircraft crew of the battery under the command of Lieutenant Filin at a position near the water line
Вручение автомата-подарка московских рабочих-лучшему бойцу. Подмосковье, февраль 1942 г.
Командир 354-й стрелковой дивизии  на наблюдательном пункте Подмосковье. 1942 г.
Во время операции в госпитале. 1942 г.
Комсомольцы Воронежского механического завода изучают миномет. 1942 г.
Хлебный обоз. "Хлеб Родине - героической Красной Армии"
Workers prepare tangerines and lemons for sale in store No. 3 of the Chief Department of Canning Industry, Moscow, February1942. Photo by Leonid Dorensky/TASS
Local people buy firewood on Kropotkinskaya Square, Moscow, February 1942. Photo by Leonid Dorensky/TASS
A Red Army soldier evacuates a wounded soldier to hospital on dog sled, 1942.  Photo by Leonid Velikzhanin/TASS
Army orderlies transport a wounded soldier to a field hospital on a dog sled, 1942. Photo by Leonid Velikzhanin/TASS
Soviet infantrymen repel a German attack near the Don River, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Evzerikhin/TASS
Residents of Stalingrad look at buildings destroyed by German air raids, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Evzerikhin/TASS
Soviet soldiers repel an enemy attack, Murmansk region, August 1942. Photo by Yevgeny Khaldei/TASS
A man carries a contrabass along a crashed building during a German air raid, Stalingrad 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Yevzerikin/TASS
Partisans cross a river, Ukraine, 1942. Photo by Yakov Davidzon/TASS
Soviet Riflemen are in the trenches during the battle, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Yevzerikhin/TASS
Soviet cavalrymen are in Galkino Village, Smolensk Region, 1942. Photo by Leonid Dorensky/TASS
Sled dogs carry a machinegun, 1942. Photo by Leonid Velikzhanin/TASS
Local people clear up the debris after a German air raid, Murmansk, 1942. Photo by Yevgeny Khaldei/TASS
Soldier A. Goncharov sends a pigeon with a report, 1942. Photo by Leonid Velikzhanin/TASS
Local people disguise a soviet aircraft in a field airfield, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Yevzerikhin/TASS
Soviet guerrillas make hay, 1942. Photo by Mikhail Trakhman/TASS
Red army cavalrymen pursue an enemy, 1942. Photo by Leonid Velikzhanin/TASS
Бойцы саперной роты 845-го стрелкового полка 303 стрелковой дивизии – участники обороны Воронежа. 1942
Атака подразделения Красной Армии на позиции немецко-фашистских войск в районе Воронежского СХИ.
Porfiry Gudz (left) and Dmitry Malkov
Атака подразделения 303-й стрелковой дивизии при поддержке танков на позиции противника
Советские солдаты во время примерки немецких эрзац-валенок в перерыве между сражениями
Британский военный корабль, охраняющий один из союзных транспортных конвоев совместно с кораблями Северного флота СССР
Партизаны на территории, оккупированной немецко-фашистскими захватчиками
Мать с детьми покинули родное село из-за наступления немецкой армии
Подготовка бронепоезда на одном из оборонных заводов
Погрузка сколотого льда и снега в грузовой трамвай на проспекте 25 Октября, Ленинград
•	Части Красной Армии в освобожденном от немецких войск городе, Калужская область
Работники Военно-морской почты во время сортировки корреспонденции и прессы на Северном флоте
Работницы завода "Красный богатырь" с усыновленными ими детьми, осиротевшими во время войны
Refugees flee home during the Second World War, 1942. Photo by Max Alpert. TASS
Workers assemble tanks, July 1942. Photo by Nikolay Sitnikov. TASS
Scout Friends, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Yevzerikhin. TASS
A view shows the city after German bombing raids, Murmansk, February 1942. Photo by Evgeny Khaldey. TASS
«Комбат». Младший политрук 220-го стрелкового полка 4-й стрелковой дивизии 18-й армии Алексей Еременко, 1942 г.
Locals grow vegetables on Saint Isaac's Square during the Siege of the city, Leningrad, August 1942. Photo by Mikhail Trakhman. TASS
После налета авиации. Мурманск
После налета авиации. Мурманск
После налета авиации. Кольский п-ов
Sappers
Attack.
Attack aircraft fueling. Kola Peninsula.
FAB-100 aerial bombs for the Pe-2 dive-bomber ready to fly. Kola Peninsula.
English pilot How Ward at the Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft. Kola Peninsula
English pilot How Ward at the Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft. Kola Peninsula
Tank attack.
Sea-borne landing. Kola Peninsula.
Sea-borne landing. Kola Peninsula.
On the motor torpedo boat. Kola Peninsula.
Nikolai Lunin’s submarine Shch-421 after the combat mission. Northern Fleet. Kola Peninsula.
Commander of the Soviet submarine Shch-421 Nikolai Lunin, Hero of the Soviet Union, and his crew. By tradition, roasted piglet is served after the mission. Northern Fleet. Kola Peninsula
Commander of the Soviet submarine Shch-421 Nikolai Lunin, Hero of the Soviet Union. Northern Fleet. Kola Peninsula.
Soviet maritime convoy. Northern Fleet
Soviet maritime convoy. Northern Fleet.
Soviet maritime convoy. Northern Fleet.
Motorboats in winter. Northern Fleet. Kola Peninsula.
Sea-borne landing on a cutter. Kola Peninsula,
Sea-borne landing on a cutter. Kola Peninsula
Soviet and British seamen aboard a ship. Kola Peninsula
Soviet and British seamen aboard a ship. Kola Peninsula
Soviet and British seamen aboard a ship. Kola Peninsula
The crew of the Soviet destroyer Sokrushitelny (lit. Destructive) enjoying free time
Dining on a submarine chaser (MO-class small guard ship). Northern Fleet
Submarine commander Valentin Starikov, Hero of the Soviet Union
Captain-lieutenant Kuzma Malafeev, the commander of a K-3 submarine, in the conning tower.
Admiral Arseniy Golovko, Commander of the Northern Fleet, with British allies
Vice Admiral Arseniy Golovko, Commander of the Northern Fleet, and Rear Admiral Nikolai Vinogradov, Commander of the Submarine Brigade of the Northern Fleet. Severomorsk,
Vice Admiral Arseniy Golovko, Commander of the Northern Fleet, and Rear Admiral Nikolai Vinogradov. Polar
On a submarine. Polyarny,
Личный состав подводной лодки и командование на пирсе Полярного.
Sentinel in rocks.
Deer pull air bombs to the Pe-2 aircraft
Deer pull air bombs to the Pe-2 aircraft
Deployment. Northern Fleet
Gunmakers preparing the Hawker Hurricane’s wing-mounted machine guns
Pilot at the Tupolev TB-3
The Red Banner Ensign is given to the M-171 submarine’s crew of the 3 rd separate division under the command of Hero of the Soviet Union Valentin Starikov
The Red Banner Ensign is given to the M-171 submarine’s crew of the 3 rd separate division under the command of Hero of the Soviet Union Valentin Starikov
Boys
Composer Dmitry Pokrass performs with the concert brigade aboard a ship
Танкисты на привале
Sea mine clearing
Soviet M-class Malyutka submarine
Crews before their sortie
Crews before their sortie
Landing on a cutter
Landing on a cutter
The crew of Stolbov’s motorboat is awarded the Order of the Red Banner and the Red Banner Ensign
The ShCh-402 submarine’s crew is awarded the Order of the Red Banner and the Red Banner Ensign
Второв Борис Александрович
The crew of Stolbov’s motorboat is awarded the Order of the Red Banner and the Red Banner Ensign
Танкисты 29-й танковой бригады
Vice admiral Arseny Golovko among submariners
Lookout
A.I. Lizyukov congratulating tankers with the assignment of the guard’s banner. Photographer V. Minkevin
MiG-3 fighter ready to fly
Bombardier Vasily Stoyanov singing in the dugout
Infantrymen on guard
Petty officer Alexey Kolchin in a submarine’s compartment
Sea song
Landscape
Landscape
Common Eider ducks on the water
Boys
Boys
Boys
Boys
Pe-2 dive-bombers in flight
British seamen
Танкист 29-го учебно-танкового полка
Spring in Soviet Arctic. Rocks
Soviet pilots and British allies
Vice Admiral Arseniy Golovko, Commander of the Northern Fleet. Severomorsk, 1942.
Vice Admiral Arseniy Golovko, Commander of the Northern Fleet. Severomorsk, 1942.
Airport, Douglas aircraft
Shore concert and Soviet destroyer Sokrushitelny (lit. Destructive) in the background. Kola Peninsula. 1942.
Concert for soldiers. Northern Fleet. 1942.
Shore concert and Soviet destroyer Sokrushitelny (lit. Destructive) in the background. Kola Peninsula. 1942.
Seamen on rocks watch a concert
Scout Fedor Volonchuk, a midshipman in the Black Sea Fleet
Sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Hero of the Soviet Union
Naval commander Filipp Oktyabrsky and Divisional Commissioner Nikolai Kulakov, a Military Council member, with pilots
Destroyer Svobodny (lit. “Free”) sinks
Artillery crew fires at enemy tanks
Naval commander Filipp Oktyabrsky and Divisional Commissioner Nikolai Kulakov, a Military Council member, with pilots
Naval commander Filipp Oktyabrsky and Divisional Commissioner Nikolai Kulakov, a Military Council member, with pilots
After the assault
Concert
Defense of Sevastopol
Aftermath. Murmansk
Soviet reindeer herder with British aircraft mechanics at an airfield in the Arctic
Fighting in hills. Kola Peninsula
At a meeting with commanders and political officers of the 1st Shock Army
M. Kalinin is walking accompanied by the command of the 1st Shock Army
Arrival of M. Kalinina (center) in the city of Klin
Hero of the Soviet Union, Navy Captain Lieutenant Israel Fisanovich
Fighting in hills. Kola Peninsula
Dive bombers. Kola Peninsula
Submarine K-21 enters Catherine’s Harbour. Polyarny
Combat photojournalist Evgeny Khaldei at work. Northern Fleet
Machine gunner. Kola Peninsula
Medical orderlies. Northern Fleet
Medical orderlies. Northern Fleet
Gunners change their firing position. Rybachy Peninsula
Naval infantry attacks. Kola Peninsula
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers. Arctic
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Anti-aircraft gunners. Northern Fleet. Polyarny
Soviet submarine off the Soviet coast. Murmansk
Rybachy Peninsula
Gennady Shalnov (died on a mission in 1942) and Vladimir Levitan. Kola Peninsula
Night bombers. Kola Peninsula
Crew of a downed Junkers. Kola Peninsula
Downed Junkers. Kola Peninsula
Downed Junkers. Kola Peninsula
Polyarny
On-board shooter of an IL-4 torpedo bomber. Kola Peninsula
Strashina (Petty Officer) Second Class Ivan Fokeev, the commander of the K-21 navigation crew of the operations department
305-mm coastal defense turret artillery battery. Kola Peninsula
305-mm coastal defense turret artillery battery. Kola Peninsula
Nikolai Lunin, the commander of a Shch-421 submarine and Hero of the Soviet Union. Northern Fleet
Anti-aircraft gunners. Kola Peninsula
Anti-aircraft gunners. Kola Peninsula
Becoming a party member before fighting
Senior officers after the award ceremony
Reinforcements are deployed to the right bank of the Volga
Commander of the 9th Guards Rifle Division, Major General A. Beloborodov A (on the right) and Division Commissar M. Bronnikov
The M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) with Fisanovich’ crew surfaces after completing its mission. Kola Bay
British pilot at an airfield. Murmansk
Heavy tanks getting acrossthe Volga ice
Commanders Nikolai Morozov and Ivan Kolyshkin (to the right), the first submariner to be awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union title. Polyarny
Pilots by the bus-mobile kitchen during lunch in the field
The crew of the PE-2 aircraft after completing a combat mission are going from the aircraft along the airfield
Lieutenant General K. Rokossovsky (left) with his adjutant A. Kulchinsky. Hospital in the building of K. Timiryazev Moscow Agricultural Academy
The crew of the «Besposhadny» tank writes a letter from the front to the tank producers
M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) with Israel Fisanovich’ crew. Catherine's Harbour
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union. Kola Peninsula
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union. Kola Peninsula
Aftermath
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union. Kola Peninsula
Aftermath
Soviet reindeer herder with British aircraft mechanics at an airfield in the Arctic
Fighting in hills
Fighting in hills
Dive bombers
Submarine K-21 enters Catherine’s Harbour
Combat photojournalist Evgeny Khaldei at work
Machine gunner
Medical orderlies. Northern Fleet
Medical orderlies. Northern Fleet
Volleyball. Kola Peninsula
Gunners change their firing position
Naval infantry attacks
Aircraft releases a torpedo. Kola Peninsula
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Anti-aircraft gunners
Anti-aircraft gunners. Northern Fleet
Unnamed. Kola Peninsula
Night bombers
Crew of a downed Junkers
Downed Junkers
Downed Junkers
Downed Junkers
Polyarny
On-board shooter of an IL-4 torpedo bomber
Strashina (Petty Officer) Second Class Ivan Fokeev, the commander of the K-21 navigation crew of the operations department
305-mm coastal defense turret artillery battery
305-mm coastal defense turret artillery battery
Nikolai Lunin, the commander of a Shch-421 submarine and Hero of the Soviet Union
Anti-aircraft gunners
Anti-aircraft gunners
The M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) with Fisanovich’ crew surfaces after completing its mission
British pilot at an airfield
Commanders Nikolai Morozov and Ivan Kolyshkin (to the right), the first submariner to be awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union title
From left to right: Commander of the Red Army tank troops Y. Fedorenko, Commissar of the 3rd Tank Corps N. Shatalov, Commander of the 3rd Tank Corps P. Rotmistrov, Сhief of Staff of the 3rd Tank Corps Colonel V. Baskakov
M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) with Israel Fisanovich’ crew
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union
Volleyball
Aircraft releases a torpedo
Football in the valley
Unnamed
Colonel General I. Konev (sitting at the table)
Moskalev A.S. in the workshop of the plant (in evacuation)
Representatives of the political department of the 16th and 49th armies during a trip to the front with the gifts for soldiers
Hnding out  New Year presents to the soldiers of the N-part
Building a defensive line
Fighting
Attacking
At Nevskaya Dubrovka
Clearing an avenue
Founders of the Karl Marx plant
Erecting barricades
German cemetery in a village near Budogoshch
Before an attack. Leningrad Region
Musician of a symphony orchestra.
Symphony orchestra musician.
Stalingrad.
Stalingrad railway station.
Fighting for Stalingrad.
Children’s Khorovod Fountain.
Stalingrad.
Stalingrad.
“Communists, charge at the enemy!” Attack.
Stalingrad.
Stalingrad.
Citizens fleeing the city.
“Firing over open sights from a 122-mm gun.”
Soldiers reconstruct the railways in the Kharkiv direction
Soviet soldiers hang the red flag at the liberated station of Lozovaya in Kharkiv Oblast
Cavalrymen as scouts overcome a water obstacle, moving into the enemy’s rear in the Kharkiv direction
Soldiers of a Red Army unit fighting for the village of N. in Kharkiv Oblast
Cavalry men of the unit under Kryuchenkin’s command before attacking the German troops in the Kharkiv direction
I.P. Frolov, cook of the field kitchen, provides soldiers with meals on the frontline of the Kharkiv direction. Southwestern Front
Supported by the machine gun crew, the battle group under Lieutenant Iskhakov’s command, part of an unnumbered unit, mounts an offensive against the enemy near the village of R. in Kharkiv Oblast
Scouts of Senior Lieutenant Barybin’s anti-aircraft battery at the battle station. Kharkiv Oblast
Red Army soldiers defending the Caucasian passes listen to a Moscow radio broadcast
The enemy’s knocked out tractor unit and killed driver in a Kalinin Front direction
Defending Sevastopol
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch, 1942.
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch
Defending Sevastopol. On the armored train.
Shoulder to shoulder with the father. Sevastopol
Grief. Kerch
Naval smoke screen during an air-raid warning. Sevastopol
Anti-aircraft gunners on the submarine chaser. The Siege of Sevastopol
Performance of Moscow front-line brigades. Natalia Isaenkova singing. Sevastopol
Defending Sevastopol
Philip Oktyabrsky, Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, among seamen aboard a combat ship. Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
Defending Sevastopol. At a downed fascist aircraft.
Полковник Павел Горпищенко и генерал-лейтенант Аркадий Хренов на Сапун-горе
Defending Sevastopol. Poet Sergei Alymov aboard a ship
Defending Sevastopol. Kharchenko on an armored train
Philip Oktyabrsky, Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, aboard a combat ship. Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
Полковник Павел Горпищенко и генерал-лейтенант Аркадий Хренов на Сапун-горе
Defending Sevastopol. Fyodor Volontchuk’s scout fellow
Defending Sevastopol. Armored train
Полковник Павел Горпищенко, генерал-лейтенант Аркадий Хренов на Сапун-горе
Piotr Morgunov, Major General of coastal troops, observing the removal of mines. Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
Defending Sevastopol
Defending Sevastopol. General Ivan Petrov, Commander of the Separate Coastal Army
Short break. Sevastopol
Cameraman Alexander Smolka. Sevastopol
Pilots receive awards
“From an eyewitness,” the photo series. Kerch
“From an eyewitness,” the photo series. Kerch
On the plant floor. Girl piles empty shells. Leningrad.
Helping a comrade.
Women make shells at a factory. Leningrad, 1942
Tuapse Defensive Operation. Reconnaissance scouts are moving into the enemy’s rear
Guard Red Army soldiers, reconnaissance scouts of the 9th Infantry Brigade K.A. Kaditch and Yu. G. Dolubekov
Lull in the fighting.
“Charge!”
Close-in battle.
MBR-2 Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft. Murmansk, 1942.
On the roads of war. Photograph by Emmanuil Evzerikhin. MAMM collection
Defending Krasny Oktyabr Plant
Near Stalingrad. Infantrymen taking a new defensive position
Near Stalingrad. New recruits of the 99th Tank Brigade. Residents of Stalingrad who joined the Red Army rallied to their hometown’s defense on the oath-taking day
Anti-tank rifle teams under Lieutenant Junior Egelsky’s command move to a firing position in a North Caucasian region
Near Stalingrad. Tanks with a tank-borne landing party
Soviet 64th Army fighting in southern suburbs of Stalingrad
Automatic riflemen taking a firing position in North Caucasian mountain passes.
Red Army. Delivering fuel through Salsk steppes to Stalingrad
Red Army near Stalingrad. V.F. Rengo’s machine-gun fire supports the advance of his military unit
The anti-tank gun team under Sergeant Yurkov’s command at a firing position in a North Caucasian region
Infantry units are deployed at the front line of the North Caucasian Front
Stalingrad, 1942
Red Army soldiers Tkhemaladze and Tamraziye as members of an anti-tank rifle team at a firing position in a North Caucasian mountain pass
Nurse Nina Burakova bandages a wounded soldier. Rybachy Peninsula, 1942
Military paramedic Nina Burakova bandages a wounded soldier. Rybachy, 1942.
A machine gun crew at a firing position in North Caucasian mountain passes
German motor vehicles abandoned during battles near Vladikavkaz
Red Army soldiers on the road outside Vladikavkaz
Red Army troops conduct topographical surveying of the front line in the Caucasus Mountains
Red Army troops during a battle in a pass in the Caucasus Mountains
Polikarpov U-2 biplanes of an air unit near the Caucasian Mountains
Wounded evacuated from Caucasian mountain passes
Anti-tank riflemen taking new positions during fighting in the North Caucasian Mountains
Komsomol youth V. Tkemaladze and S. Martirosyan as anti-tank riflemen during a battle in the North Caucasus
The mortar crew under Sergeant Tikhonenko’s command at a firing position while fighting for the North Caucasus
A cossack patrol in the Caucasian foothills
A group of Soviet anti-tank riflemen on the move in a North Caucasian mountain pass
American and British tanks from the Soviet inventory on a march in the North Caucasus
Soviet tank-borne infantry fighting in a battle for a North Caucasian settlement
Пулеметчик зенитного пулемета Гришин, сбивший три вражеских самолета
Командир группы разведчиков младший лейтенант В.Г.Петров в засаде
Автоматчики во время боевой разведки в лесу
Гвардии младший лейтенант Е.Товкайло с группой разведчиков
Разведчики П.С.Борисов (впереди) и С.И.Болоткин со служебными собаками отправляются на выполнение боевого задания
Разведчики под командованием орденоносца , коммуниста, младшего лейтенанта М.И.Громова идут на выполнение боевого задания
Разведчики, комсомольцы- младший сержант А.И.Балыка (слева) и старший сержант М.И.Лысенко в засаде
Лейтенант Н.П.Аверьянов читает разведчикам сообщения с фронтов
Разведчик-автоматчик, рядовой П.И.Руденко, уничтоживший 37 немецких солдат, на огневой позиции
Разведчик-кавалерист, старший сержант И.И.Пужко в дозоре
Сержант Я.Фёдоров с трофейным автоматом на огневой позиции
Красноармеец Е. Бугаев в разведке
Гвардейцы автоматчики перед выходом на боевое задание
Группа автоматчиков готовится к выходу на боевую позицию
Co-workers of the anti-aircraft gun, Corporal H. Husseinov and Red Army Soldier I.Vovna at their gun, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Lieutenant Petrov’s submachine gunners attack the enemy
Assault rifles occupy a settlement
Junior Sergeant M.D. Dedok, gun-layer of the anti-aircraft battery under the command of Senior Lieutenant G.E. Ivanov. Junior Sergeant M.D. Dedok, who shot down 2 enemy aircrafts, is at the gun, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD).
Guards-machine gunners  fighting near the railway
Submachine gunners of General Govorov’s unit, before entering a combat mission
The anti-aircraft gun crew under Senior Sergeant V.E. Kuzikov (right) at a firing position
ZIS-5 truck equipped with a 37 mm automatic air defense gun firing at the enemy. Western Front.
Guard junior lieutenant G. Kuznetsov, submachine gunner,  at the firing position
Anti-aicraft gunners firing at German warplanes: from left to right are M. Lukyanov, A. Shagimardanov, V.Kirillov and Novikov.
Anti-aircraft gunners firing at German warplanes
Automatic fighter during the battle gives a signal with the rocket
Captain Pavel Biryukov, company commander of machine gunners, who destroyed more than 200 fascists, with a machine gun in his hands
An anti-aircraft crew firing at German warplanes.
F.F. Dergalenko as a battery’s anti-aircraft gunner aims the gun on the target
Soldiers and commanders applauding the anti-aircraft crew for bringing down a German warplane.
Ya. S. Petrov, the gunloader of Junior Sergeant Barkov’s anti-aircraft crew of an unnumbered military unit, on the frontline
Communist, commander of an artillery battery, guard captain V.P. Belikov
Sergeant S. Dzagoev and soldiers M. Garayev and A. Sultanov as machine gunners firing at an enemy warplane in Krasnodar Krai
Junior Sergeant N.V. Bizik and Private K.P. Matyunin checking an anti-aircraft gun feed belt
Junior Sergeant A.Ya. Aryev as a gunner of Fascism Fighter armored train at his anti-aircraft gun. He brought down a fascist bomber and received the Order of the Red Banner
V.P. Morozov, a brave gunner, at his anti-aircraft gun
Captain Petrov’s submarine submachine gunners are sent to guard the coast of the Barents Sea
G.M. Makarov (sitting, 1st on the right) with reconnaissance comrades
From the series about Polar aviation
In the sky above the Arctic
A captured German car captured by artillery scouts of the 94th Guards Artillery Regiment. From left to right: Commissioner A. Dunt, regiment commander Novodranov, adjutant Baron, driver Kozlov
Reconnaissance scouts of the 16th border regiment. Left - Anatoly Rudenko, right - Nikolai Drog
I.I. Zaytsev, the best gun-layer of Sergeant Filippov’s anti-aircraft team of an unnumbered battery
Soviet machine gunners returning from a combat operation
Machine gunners D.I. Stolyarov and A.E. Petrov firing at the Germans
Guard corporal machine gunner A.N. Subbotin at the firing position
Brave machine gunner, foreman V. Ivanov, who returned from the hospital
Lt. Col. P.F. Batitsky (standing 2nd from the left) with combat reconnaissance scouts
Machine gunners of one of the units of the Red Army are scouting the village,
Guards mashine gunners go on a combat mission,
Paratroopers-gunners A. Izbykanov and V. Lysenko in scouting
The personnel of the 404th railway artillery division of the 101st naval brigade of the railway artillery of the Red Banner Baltic Fleet
Assistant commander of the platoon, machine gunner, senior sergeant I. Filippov in an ambush
Colonel of the N-unit presents the award to a group of machine gunners
Anti-aircraft gunners are resting
The command of the 110th Infantry Division of the 1291th Infantry Regiment with a group of reconnaissance scouts and a Moscow delegation
Grigory Semenovich Sklyarov (1925-1942), reconnaissance scout of the partisan group operating in the village of Maslekovka (executed on August 15, 1942)
Captain Granin, commander of the 402nd railway artillery division of the 101st naval brigade of the railway artillery of the Baltic Fleet
Командир танкового подразделения ставит перед бойцами боевую задачу
Shooting at enemy aircraft
Tank crew near the tank (all are members of youth branch of Communist Party): guard lieutenant N.M. Astanushenko, tank commander, Guard Sergeant A. Tagiev, who destroyed more than 300 Germans,
Partisans of the Shakhov region. In the foregroundis the best reconnaissance scout and sniper L.V. Fortunatov
Street of the besieged city
Shelling. Anichkov Bridge
The Song and Dance Ensemble of the Northern Fleet. Far left - Kazakov Yu.I. Northern Front, 1942
Tank crew: commander of the order-bearer Chikhunov (right), radio operator Makarov (in the center) and driver M.P. Krivorotov (left),
Partisans of the detachment of V.V. Jabot. In the second row, in the center – reconnaissance scout S.G. Karpushenkov
Air assault troops at the time of the attack
Giving cabbage, not roses
Transporting a barrage balloon for anti-aircraft defense
Fortifications of Leningrad
Waist portrait of a scout S.I. Pirozhnikov, petty officer II class
The lesson goes on
The first day of the planned evacuation of Leningraders along the Road of Life. Waiting for buses on the square near Smolny
Lake Lagoda. Bread – to Leningrad
Early days of the siege
"The road of life"
Traffic controller on the "road of life"
Evacuation of the population from besieged Leningrad in cars along the 'road of life'. Leningrad region
A column of cars on the "road of life"
Amateur talent performance on Soviet cruiser Krasny Krym
A brigade of platelayers reconstructing a railway track at Kerch-2 station
A group of seamen on the Palace Embankment
Schoolchildren Viktor and Vera Snitko talking to their comrades. They were both awarded the “For Battle Merit” medal for putting out incendiary bombs dropped by the fascist air force on Sevastopol
Cavalrymen on a march in the Crimean Mountains
Street in besieged Leningrad
Battalion Commissar of the 1073rd Rifle Regiment of the 8th Guards Panfilov Division P.V. Logvinenko
German light weaponry captured by Red Army troops near Kerch
Soviet maritime transport arrives with reinforcements at besieged Sevastopol
Senior Sergeant I.V Gub’s gun crew of the Crimea-based mortar battery at a firing position
Preparation fire delivered by Soviet artillery before an infantry attack in the Crimea’s front sector
A Soviet gun crew firing at the enemy in Sevastopol’s front sector. Crimea (Town of Simeiz)
Ship of the Baltic Fleet. At sea
Signalmen N.V. Khodorov and P.K. Burenko repairing communication lines while under enemy fire in Sevastopol’s front sector
Transportation of military equipment along the "road of life"
At the factory
Heavy artillery operates in the area of the city, protecting Leningrad
Evacuation of children from Leningrad
Road of life
Food is being transhipped in the Osinovets port from barges to railway cars
Commander of the twice decorated Guards Panfilov Division, order bearer, Guards Colonel Ivan Serebryakov
Order bearer, Division Commissar, Guards  Regiment Commissar Pavel Lobov
N.M. Uralsky, Commander of the Guards Regiment of the twice decorated Guards Panfilov Division
Leningrad. Ostrovsky Square. After shelling
Авиамеханик 46-го гвардейского авиаполка ночных бомбардировщиков гвардии старшина Г.А. Каширина
In battles in the North Caucasus, serviceable German tanks were captured. German trophy tank preparing for battle
Imperial Alexander Lyceum
Partisans in ambush
Partisans of the North Caucasus make their way along the mountain trail
1st Mine-Torpedo Aviation Regiment of the Red Banner Baltic Fleet (KBF). Installing bombs before combat mission
Izhorskiy Plant. Rolling mill division after shelling
Field Army. On the Don River: Cavalrymen as scouts
The personnel of the 588th night bomber regiment (in 1943 it was renamed into the 46th Tamansky Guards)
Gunners of the 34th Guards Infantry Regiment of the 13th Guards Rifle Division of the 62nd Army firing at the enemy lines
Посол СССР в Англии И.М. Майский, Народный комиссар иностранных дел СССР В.М. Молотов, К.Р. Эттли, Литтльтон
A howitzer battery dining at their weapon on the Leningrad frontline
The writer I.G. Ehrenburg (right) and American journalist L. Stow during their visit to one of the units near Rzhev
Joseph V.Stalin (middle) and Vyacheslav M. Molotov (far left) receiving Wendell L. Willkie, Special Representative of the US President, Joseph F. Barnes, US journalist, and Gardner “Mike” Cowles Jr., assistant director of the Office of War Information
The writer I.G. Ehrenburg (2nd from the right) and American journalist L. Stow (3rd from the left) in one of the units near Rzhev
Commander of the 8th Tank Brigade Colonel P.A. Rotmistrov (right) with the last tank near Rzhev
Wendell L. Willkie, Special Representative of the US President, talking to Nikolay N. Yakovlev, Head of V. I. Lenin State Library of the USSR, and others
2nd-level military engineer Grigory Yakovlevich Klyatis, deputy commander of the 31st combat engineer brigade (in the center) with local residents
И.В. Сталин, снятый в Кремле с премьер-министром Великобритании У. Черчиллем
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
Excellent scouts: Komsomolets A. Venkov and A. Galaktionov, October 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
The 122-mm howitzer nicknamed “Partisan” transferred from partisans to troops on the Kalinin Front
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
Colonel General M. A. Purkaev, Commander of the Kalinin Front, and General D.S. Leonov, member of the Military Council of the Kalinin Front, at the command post
Vasiliy Ivanovich Slozenikin, reconnaissance scout
Senior Lieutenant Yu. Safonov watching the enemy from the top of the spruce. Leningrad Front, May 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Премьер-министр Великобритании У. Черчилль на Московском аэродроме, выступающий перед микрофоном с речью, при отъезде из Москвы
Cavalry platoon scouts before the combat operation. Political officer S.V. Kozlov (on the left) and Lieutenant A.A. Vasilistov (on the right) specifying the plan for the upcoming operation. Kalinin Front, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD).
View of a village near Rzhev burnt by Germans upon retreat
View of a village near Rzhev burnt by Germans upon retreat
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
German military cemetery near Rzhev
Residents of a liberated village near Rzhev welcome the Soviet liberators
Armor-piercers of the 1245th Infantry Regiment of the 375th Infantry Division before the battle for the city of Rzhev
Soldiers of a Kalinin Front unit moving to the frontline
A reconnaissance team goes on a mission. Stalingrad
An anti-tank grenadier team of V.V. Ukhov’s unit at a military training camp
The village of Zakharovo near Rzhev looted and burnt by Germans
Flamethrowers of the 1245th Infantry Regiment of the 375th Infantry Division before the battle for the city of Rzhev
The village of Zakharovo near Rzhev looted and burnt by Germans
Scouts. Stalingrad
Major S.A. Kalnichenko giving instructions to the anti-aircraft battery commander, Lieutenant V.A. Poleshchuk and to the platoon commander, Lieutenant A.V. Strochenkova. North-Western Front, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD).
Soviet advanced forces entering the liberated village, August 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Nikita Khrushchev, member of the Military Council of the Stalingrad Front, among the soldiers of the 80th Infantry Regiment of the 199th Infantry Division
Soviet riflemen fighting for Rzhev
Stalingrad on fire
The team of the 85-mm anti-aircraft guns of junior lieutenant P. Levchenko, who repulsed the first attack of the enemy’s tanks
View of a destroyed German tank near Sinyavino. Leningrad Oblast
At a crossing near Stalingrad
Soviet sappers rebuild the bridge destroyed by the Germans in a Kalinin Front section
The freed station Kotelnikovo
A group of scouts after returning from the enemy’s rear. North-Western Front, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Major P.I. Laukhin, awarded with two Orders of the Red Banner, by the plane, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
At a river crossing near Stalingrad
Field tea facilities for wounded soldiers and officers near Rzhev
Soviet troops pile trophies seized from the enemy near Rzhev
Soviet soldiers near the dugouts on the banks of the Volga River. The inscription on the banner says, “Let one day of the new year of 1943 be the day of Nazis’ death in Stalingrad!”
Pilots of the 571st Assault Aviation Regiment Captain M.S. Bykov and air gunner Senior Sergeant A.S. Ryzhih by the plane, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Citizens of Stalingrad near their half-ruined house
Captain A.I. Novikov, squadron commander of the 17th Fighter Aviation Regiment by the  Bell P-39 "Aerocobra" plane, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
View of anti-aircraft guns abandoned by the Germans upon their retreat from the airfield near Rzhev
A division of propeller-driven snowmobiles engaged in battles near Stalingrad
Hero of the Soviet Union, long-range aviation navigator, Captain M.T. Ryabov and pilot, Captain Rubtsov at the plane, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Soviet soldiers during a battle near the Stalingrad Tractor Plant
Pilots of the N-th aviation unit A.A. Ignatov, N.I. Petrovsky and A.G. Valtsev discussing the operation, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Soldiers of senior lieutenant Gorunov’s unit engage in combat in a workers’ village on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Twice order bearer, Captain of the N-th aviation unit M. Simonov at his plane, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Guards-machine gunners under the command of Lieutenant Sedinin fighting near the railway station. Western Front, May, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Riflemen of the unit under Lieutenant Rogov’s command fight on the outskirts of Stalingrad (the sniper is on the right)
Red Army soldiers Mishchenko and Simanov delivering hot meals to the frontline of a Leningrad front section
Бойцы авиационной части под командованием капитана А.И. Завьялова
Destroyed houses on January 9 Square in Stalingrad
Head of scouting dep. guards mortar division of the 17th guards mortar regiment, Lieutenant V.F. Pugach (on the right) and scout A. Gladkov (on the left) watching the enemy. Kalinin Front, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
House-to-house fighting on the outskirts of Stalingrad
A Stalingrad district during its defense
Sappers of Senior Sergeant E. Poddubny’s unit cutting the enemy’s barbed-wire entanglements in a Leningrad front section
Destroyed residential buildings on a Stalingrad street
Lieutenant Ivan Smelkov, the participant of the battles in the area of the river Don
The best artillery intelligence troops of an unnumbered anti-aircraft battery watch out for the enemy’s warplanes
A large-calibre weapon captured by Red Army troops during fighting for Rzhev. Western Front
Senior Sergeant H.Z. Mildzikhov, who destroyed 108 German soldiers and officers in one battle. Northwest Front, 1942. Photograph by R. Carmen. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Downed enemy fighter.
Wreckage of a German cargo aircraft downed near Rzhev. Western Front. September 1942. Photograph by D. Chernov. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Senior Sergeant H.Z. Mildzikhov, who destroyed 108 German soldiers and officers in one battle. Northwest Front, 1942. Photograph by R. Carmen. State Archive (RGAKFD)
A column of German soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad
View of a mobile sledging bath in the unit under Major General Zakharov. Western Front.
Soldiers make German troops retreat from a plant floor on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Troops fight in a settlement northwest of Stalingrad
A mortar crew fires at the enemy’s supporting point on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Italian and Romanian soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad are sent to the rear on a barge
Soviet artillery units moving on the frozen lake of Ilmen to firing positions
Anti-aircraft gunners, shielding Leningrad from the Hitlerite air force, at their battle station
A group of soldiers makes its way to enemy defences during street-to-street battles on the outskirts of Stalingrad
A group of Romanian soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad
A.N. Zhdanov and Ya. P. Totyamyanin, Red Army sappers, laying mines near the barbed-wire entanglement in a Leningrad front section
A car drives on flooded Ladoga highway to Leningrad
Kazakhstanis, participants of the defense of Moscow. From left to right: Satybaldin Turar, Zhumatov Gabbas, Dzhongarov Kydiyar, Adibaev Orynbai
The anti-aircraft team of Lieutenant Filin’s battery at a firing position near the water line. 1942. Stalingrad Front.
Движение автомашин по Ладожской трассе, у развилки. Слева – 3 указателя, ближний "На Кобону" и регулировщик справа. Зима 1941-1942 гг.
Ладожская трасса "Дороги жизни". Весной на пристани. 1941-1942 гг.
Колонна ЗИС-5 на дороге по льду Ладоги зимой 1941-1942 гг.
Выезд на лед "Дороги жизни". Переезд через железнодорожные пути. На заднем плане – въездные ворота
Ладожская трасса. Работы около пробоины – укладка щитов через пробоину
Разгрузка бочек топлива с саней у берега "Дороги жизни"
Ремонтная бригада на "Дороге жизни"
После аварии на ледовой трассе
Аэросани (тип НКЛ 16/41 – Гостев И.М.) готовятся перейти через Ладожскую ледовую трассу
Машина на ледовой трассе, провалившаяся передними колесами в воронку
На Ледовой трассе весной. Апрель 1942 г.
На перекрестке дорог.  Кобона. На льду Ладоги. 1942-43 гг.
Ремонт техники на ледовой трассе "Дороги жизни". 1941-1942 гг.
Частично провалившийся под лед грузовик
Ремонтные летучки по обеспечению ремонта транспорта на ледовой трассе "Дороги жизни". Зима 1941-1942 гг.
Аэросани (тип РФ – 98) уходят в дозор. Ладожское озеро
Машина провалилась правыми колесами под лед, справа – командирский состав 64-го ЭДБ. Ледовая трасса. Зима 1941-1942 гг.
Две полуторки на берегу  Ладожского озера
Плакат, посвященный пятерке Гольберга, разгрузившей пульман № 30. Ваганово Коккорево. 1942-1943 гг.
Водители-многорейсовики Ладожской трассы у бюллетеня читают информацию
Один из обогревательных пунктов на "Дороге жизни". Зима 1941-1942 гг.
Проезд через трещину по деревянному мостку. Машина ГАЗ-АА с людьми
Мост через трещину строят военнослужащие дорожных частей. На трассе – 2 автомашины ГАЗ-АА
Ленинград в дни Отечественной войны. Ледовая трасса весной, Ладожская трасса 1942-1943 гг.
Аэросани типа НКЛ 16/41 в дозоре
Повреждения во льду на ледовой трассе, строительство моста через повреждения льда на ледовой трассе
28 мая разбиты 6 вагонов состава строителей
Схема 24. "Дорога жизни"
Машина на Ладоге весной
Огородные работы на Марсовом поле (дети копают землю под грядки)
Посадка в автобус эвакуиров. детей д/с Куйбышевского района. Ленинград
Ладога .Эвакуация .Женщины и дети .1941 г.
Эвакуированные везут вагонетки с вещами. 1942 г.
Эвакуированные ждут посадку на поезд. 1942 г.
Эвакуированные везут вагонетки с вещами. 1942 г.
Командующий ВВС 30 армии полковник Белов Н.Г. 1941–1942 гг.
Начальник штаба 1 истребительной авиационной армии полковник Белов Н.Г. (слева) и комиссар Духовный П.И. (справа). Калининский фронт, 5.05.1942 г.
Командир 1 истребительной авиационной армии генерал-майор Белецкий Е.М (справа), начальник штаба армии полковник Белов Н.Г. (в центре), комиссар армии Виноградов А.С. (слева). Брянский фронт, 1942 г.
Полковник Белов Н.Г. (справа). Воронежский фронт. 1942 г.
После боя на Калининском фронте. 21 марта 1942 г. Фото из газеты «Комсомольская правда»
Батальонный комиссар 6 Краснознамённой стрелковой дивизии, участник боёв в районе г. Бреста в июне 1941 г. Таркакнов П.С. (в центре). Сталинградская область, п. Свободный, 10.11.1942  г.
Батальонный комиссар 6 Краснознамённой стрелковой дивизии, участник боёв в районе г. Бреста Таркакнов П.С. (справа). г. Воронеж, 22.07.1942 г.
В доме отдыха «Репное». г. Воронеж, 1942 г.
Политрук 6 Краснознамённой стрелковой дивизии Таркакнов П.С. (слева) вручает комсомольский билет бойцу Койкову Т.Орловская область, с. Тим, 27.01.1942 г.
После выписки из госпиталя. Свердловская область, 1942 г
Разгрузка боеприпасов. г. Сталинград, 1942 г.
На Сталинградском фронте. Декабрь 1942 г.
У блиндажа. Октябрь 1942 г.
Воины 111 отдельного сапёрного батальона 6 Краснознамённой стрелковой дивизии 4 армии. Январь 1942 г.
Эвакуированные у вагонов. 1942 г. Станция Кобона
Ленинград. в дни блокады. Замерзший трамвай №40 на Кировском проспекте., у дома Лидваля
Ленинград в блокаде. Остановлены троллейбусы, покрытые льдом и снегом
Выдача продуктов на э/п "Борисова Грива". 1942 г. Лен. область. Склеена из 2-х частей, левая часть
Блокадный Ленинград. ленинградцы читают объявление о приеме на работу.
Члены бытовой бригады привезли дрова матери солдата
Колпинские рабочие – экипаж бронемашины, И.Ф.Черненко, М.М.Цмсарь, М.С.Харьков, П.Мисник, храбро сражавшийся с противником с первых дней войны
Бойцы бытового отряда набирают воду из титана
Восстановление дома № 68 по Невскому проспекту
Объявление на бензозаправочной станции: "Бензина нет!"
Фотография. Надпись на двери: "Закрыто. Света нет!"
Исаев Николай Стефанович – заместитель командира II Курской партизанской бригады
Забродин Иван Мизайлович – начальник штаба II Курской партизанской бригады
Сафронов Петр Андреевич – командир роты Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Тимонов Иван - секретарь подпольной комсомольской организации Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Белин Борис Семенович – командир разведвзвода Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Маркелов Василий Константинович – командир 2 батальона партизанского отряда им. Чапаева II Курской партизанской бригады
Железнов Николай Григорьевич – комиссар партизанского отряда им. Чапаева II Курской партизанской бригады
Анищенко Алексей Петрович – партизан Крупецкого отряда II Курской партизанской бригады, погиб в октябре 1942г.
Клюев Тихон Кириллович - партизан Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Федосюткин Андрей Дмитриевич  – комиссар I Курской партизанской бригады
Зуева Екатерина Михайловна – разведчица I Курской партизанской бригады. Погибла в 1942 г.
Кузьмина Надежда Ивановна – разведчица I Курской партизанской бригады
Москаленко Александр Тимофеевич – заместитель командира I Курской партизанской бригады
Сотников Николай Дмитриевич – начальник штаба I Курской партизанской бригады
Гусев Павел Васильевич – помощник начальника штаба партизанского отряда им. Чапаева II Курской партизанской бригады
Кавардаев В.А. – командир Троснянского партизанского отряда II Курской партизанской бригады
Дулепов Николай Владимирович – комиссар отряда им. Кирова II Курской партизанской бригады
Богданов Иван – адъютант командира I Курской партизанской бригады Ивана Константиновича Панченко
Беспарточный Д.Д., Свирин И.И., Банных И.С. – командование Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Шульчев Валентин Иванович – партизан, боец 1-го взвода, 5-й роты Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады, младший лейтенант, партизанский поэт
Михеев Н.К. и Федосеенко В.А.- партизаны, беседуют с жителями села Панюшкино Курского района Курской области
Терещенко Вера Михайловна – член ВЛКСМ, партизанка-разведчица Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Машкин Михаил Тарасович - член КПСС, командир разведки партизанского отряда им. Боженко II Курской партизанской бригады
Максимов Дмитрий Михайлович - член КПСС, партизан-пулеметчик Дмитриевского партизанского отряда I Курской партизанской бригады
Волков Александр Васильевич – командир взвода партизанского им. Чапаева II Курской партизанской бригады
Плохих Анатолий Петрович – партизан Михайловского отряда Курской области
Злуникин Владимир Григорьевич – член КПСС, редактор газеты «Народный мститель» Дмитриевского подпольного окружкома ВКП(б) Курской области
Перед боем. 1942 г.
Soldiers reading letters
Wounded Wehrmacht soldier captured by Soviet troops
Red Army soldiers pay military honors to those who died in a camp for Soviet prisoners of war (Stalingrad region)
Students of teacher training colleges of the "Uchitel" Sports Society have a lesson in bayonet fighting, Moscow, 1942. Photo by D. Favilovich/TASS
A view of Gorky Street, Moscow, 1942. Photo by Leonid Dorensky/TASS
Residents of the city put away barricades on Mozhaiskaya Street, Moscow, January 1942. Photo by Leonid Dorensky/TASS
Soviet soldiers defend the city, Stalingrad, 1942. Photo by S.Loskutov/TASS
Раненые на палубе парохода во время следования в тыл
Sailors read newspapers delivered by the Red Army military mail service, 1942. Photo by Yevgeny Khaldei/TASS
Советские тяжелые бомбардировщики на одном из военных аэродромов
Члены экипажа подводной лодки
Пожилая женщина на пепелище, Сталинградская область
Одна из городских улиц после налета немецкой авиации, Сталинград
Один из районов города после бомбардировок немецкой авиации, Мурманск
Вид на город после бомбардировок немецкой авиации, Мурманск
•	Город Дорогобуж после освобождения его от немецких оккупантов в ходе Ржевско-Вяземской операции
Доставка боеприпасов и продовольствия по реке Волге
Дома, разрушенные в ходе боев с немецко-фашистскими захватчиками, Смоленская область
Части Красной Армии в освобожденном от немецких войск городе, Калужская область
Жители на улице разрушенного города, Сталинград
Local woman examines the ruins of her house burnt by the Nazi German forces in Yurkino Village of Rzhev District, Kalinin Region, August 1942. Photo by Oleg Knorring/TASS
•	Слесарь Сталинградского тракторного завода А. Кравцов, добровольно вступивший в ряды Красной Армии
•	Батальонный комиссар танковой части М.Л. Мисак (второй справа) во время зачитывания обращения коллектива Кировского завода
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
In the liberated Nazi POW camp (Stalingrad region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad Region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad Region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad Region)
Soviet POWs killed by the Nazis (Stalingrad Region)
Сaptain (South-Western front)
Сaptain (South-Western front)
Captured German self-propelled gun StuG III (South-Western front)
Captured German self-propelled gun StuG III (South-Western front)
Girl (South-Western front)
Girl with flowers (South-Western front)
Girl with flowers (South-Western front)
Girl (South-Western front)
Soldiers of the 6th Army of Lieutenant General A. Gorodnyansky escort German prisoners to the rear
Soldiers of the 6th Army of Lieutenant General A. Gorodnyansky escort German prisoners to the rear
Red Army officers talk to local residents (South-Western front)
Providing medical assistance to the German prisoner (South-Western front)
Providing medical assistance to the German prisoner (South-Western front)
Providing medical assistance to the German prisoner (South-Western front)
Search for the enemy in the destroyed factory floor (Stalingrad)
Search for the enemy in the destroyed factory floor (Stalingrad)
Советские броневики во время движения к линии фронта, Сталинградская область
Советские солдаты в центре города за несколько дней до начала Сталинградской битвы
Партизанский отряд во время перехода во вражеский тыл
Warriors of the 13th Guards Rifle Division at firing positions in the area of Mamaev Kurgan
Ferry of the military units in the region of Stalingrad
The fighters of the 671 cannon-artillery regiment of the headquarters reserve firing from 152 mm. howitzers
Ferry in the area of the factory "Red October". Ammunition delivery
Soviet submachine gunners fire at Germans who settled in neighborhoods
Street fights in the city of Stalingrad
Member of the Central Committee of the Communist party Manuilsky D.Z. speaks to the fighters of the Stalingrad Front
The gun crew of the battery, which commands art. Lieutenant N. Konovaltsev, conducts fire on German tanks. Stalingrad. October 1942
Workers of the city are building defensive lines. Stalingrad. 1942
Former defense participant of Tsaritsyn, worker of the factory "Red October" Klimov V.T. firing at the enemy. Stalingrad. November 1942
Military physician Bakhitiyarova Z.S. among the wounded evacuation hospital 3652 at the station Vasilyevo of the Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. 1942 TASSR
Stakhanov's of the fur-tailoring factory O. Astafiev and A. Miller, rewarded for overfulfillment of the plan for special order. 1942, Kazan
Unloading a barge with firewood on the Volga by residents of Kazan. 1942, Kazan
Packing New Year's gifts to soldiers of the Red Army in the family of a social activist. 1942, Kazan
Bauman Street, Press House - entrance with signs of publishing houses and organizations evacuated to Kazan. Winter 1942 Kazan
Practical classes on degassing the terrain by cadets of the Republican school of PVCO. 1942, Kazan
Workers of the Dzerzhinsky Stalingrad Tractor Plant deliver newly assembled tanks to the Red Army soldiers, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Evzerikhin/TASS
A battalion commissar (L back) conducts classes for party activists of military units during a break between the battles, May 1942. Photo by Fyodor Kislov/TASS
Military intelligence platoon leader Nikolai Berezovoi participates in a guerrilla raid led by political commissar S. Iovlev, 1942. Photo by Nikolai Sitnikov/TASS
The best reconnaissance anti-aircraft gunners of the N-th anti-aircraft battery conduct observation of enemy aircraft
Anti-aircraft gunners of one of the ships operating in the Tuapse region, near military guns
Anti-aircraft crew commander, senior sergeant N.E.Somkov oversees fascist aircrafts
Downed enemy bomber
Anti-aircraft gunner of one of the batteries F.F. Dergalenko aims a gun at the target
Gunner V.L. Chuzhikov at the moment of pointing the gun at the target
The best gunner of anti-aircraft gun crew calculation of Sergeant Filippov of the N-battery I. I. Zaitsev at his combat post
Scouts of the anti-aircraft battery of senior lieutenant Barybin are watching the airspace
Anti-aircraft crew of the battery under the command of Lieutenant Filin at a position near the water line
Вручение автомата-подарка московских рабочих-лучшему бойцу. Подмосковье, февраль 1942 г.
Командир 354-й стрелковой дивизии  на наблюдательном пункте Подмосковье. 1942 г.
Во время операции в госпитале. 1942 г.
Комсомольцы Воронежского механического завода изучают миномет. 1942 г.
Хлебный обоз. "Хлеб Родине - героической Красной Армии"
Workers prepare tangerines and lemons for sale in store No. 3 of the Chief Department of Canning Industry, Moscow, February1942. Photo by Leonid Dorensky/TASS
Local people buy firewood on Kropotkinskaya Square, Moscow, February 1942. Photo by Leonid Dorensky/TASS
A Red Army soldier evacuates a wounded soldier to hospital on dog sled, 1942.  Photo by Leonid Velikzhanin/TASS
Army orderlies transport a wounded soldier to a field hospital on a dog sled, 1942. Photo by Leonid Velikzhanin/TASS
Soviet infantrymen repel a German attack near the Don River, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Evzerikhin/TASS
Residents of Stalingrad look at buildings destroyed by German air raids, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Evzerikhin/TASS
Soviet soldiers repel an enemy attack, Murmansk region, August 1942. Photo by Yevgeny Khaldei/TASS
A man carries a contrabass along a crashed building during a German air raid, Stalingrad 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Yevzerikin/TASS
Partisans cross a river, Ukraine, 1942. Photo by Yakov Davidzon/TASS
Soviet Riflemen are in the trenches during the battle, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Yevzerikhin/TASS
Soviet cavalrymen are in Galkino Village, Smolensk Region, 1942. Photo by Leonid Dorensky/TASS
Sled dogs carry a machinegun, 1942. Photo by Leonid Velikzhanin/TASS
Local people clear up the debris after a German air raid, Murmansk, 1942. Photo by Yevgeny Khaldei/TASS
Soldier A. Goncharov sends a pigeon with a report, 1942. Photo by Leonid Velikzhanin/TASS
Local people disguise a soviet aircraft in a field airfield, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Yevzerikhin/TASS
Soviet guerrillas make hay, 1942. Photo by Mikhail Trakhman/TASS
Red army cavalrymen pursue an enemy, 1942. Photo by Leonid Velikzhanin/TASS
Бойцы саперной роты 845-го стрелкового полка 303 стрелковой дивизии – участники обороны Воронежа. 1942
Атака подразделения Красной Армии на позиции немецко-фашистских войск в районе Воронежского СХИ.
Porfiry Gudz (left) and Dmitry Malkov
Атака подразделения 303-й стрелковой дивизии при поддержке танков на позиции противника
Советские солдаты во время примерки немецких эрзац-валенок в перерыве между сражениями
Британский военный корабль, охраняющий один из союзных транспортных конвоев совместно с кораблями Северного флота СССР
Партизаны на территории, оккупированной немецко-фашистскими захватчиками
Мать с детьми покинули родное село из-за наступления немецкой армии
Подготовка бронепоезда на одном из оборонных заводов
Погрузка сколотого льда и снега в грузовой трамвай на проспекте 25 Октября, Ленинград
•	Части Красной Армии в освобожденном от немецких войск городе, Калужская область
Работники Военно-морской почты во время сортировки корреспонденции и прессы на Северном флоте
Работницы завода "Красный богатырь" с усыновленными ими детьми, осиротевшими во время войны
Refugees flee home during the Second World War, 1942. Photo by Max Alpert. TASS
Workers assemble tanks, July 1942. Photo by Nikolay Sitnikov. TASS
Scout Friends, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Yevzerikhin. TASS
A view shows the city after German bombing raids, Murmansk, February 1942. Photo by Evgeny Khaldey. TASS
«Комбат». Младший политрук 220-го стрелкового полка 4-й стрелковой дивизии 18-й армии Алексей Еременко, 1942 г.
Locals grow vegetables on Saint Isaac's Square during the Siege of the city, Leningrad, August 1942. Photo by Mikhail Trakhman. TASS
После налета авиации. Мурманск
После налета авиации. Мурманск
После налета авиации. Кольский п-ов
Sappers
Attack.
Attack aircraft fueling. Kola Peninsula.
FAB-100 aerial bombs for the Pe-2 dive-bomber ready to fly. Kola Peninsula.
English pilot How Ward at the Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft. Kola Peninsula
English pilot How Ward at the Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft. Kola Peninsula
Tank attack.
Sea-borne landing. Kola Peninsula.
Sea-borne landing. Kola Peninsula.
On the motor torpedo boat. Kola Peninsula.
Nikolai Lunin’s submarine Shch-421 after the combat mission. Northern Fleet. Kola Peninsula.
Commander of the Soviet submarine Shch-421 Nikolai Lunin, Hero of the Soviet Union, and his crew. By tradition, roasted piglet is served after the mission. Northern Fleet. Kola Peninsula
Commander of the Soviet submarine Shch-421 Nikolai Lunin, Hero of the Soviet Union. Northern Fleet. Kola Peninsula.
Soviet maritime convoy. Northern Fleet
Soviet maritime convoy. Northern Fleet.
Soviet maritime convoy. Northern Fleet.
Motorboats in winter. Northern Fleet. Kola Peninsula.
Sea-borne landing on a cutter. Kola Peninsula,
Sea-borne landing on a cutter. Kola Peninsula
Soviet and British seamen aboard a ship. Kola Peninsula
Soviet and British seamen aboard a ship. Kola Peninsula
Soviet and British seamen aboard a ship. Kola Peninsula
The crew of the Soviet destroyer Sokrushitelny (lit. Destructive) enjoying free time
Dining on a submarine chaser (MO-class small guard ship). Northern Fleet
Submarine commander Valentin Starikov, Hero of the Soviet Union
Captain-lieutenant Kuzma Malafeev, the commander of a K-3 submarine, in the conning tower.
Admiral Arseniy Golovko, Commander of the Northern Fleet, with British allies
Vice Admiral Arseniy Golovko, Commander of the Northern Fleet, and Rear Admiral Nikolai Vinogradov, Commander of the Submarine Brigade of the Northern Fleet. Severomorsk,
Vice Admiral Arseniy Golovko, Commander of the Northern Fleet, and Rear Admiral Nikolai Vinogradov. Polar
On a submarine. Polyarny,
Личный состав подводной лодки и командование на пирсе Полярного.
Sentinel in rocks.
Deer pull air bombs to the Pe-2 aircraft
Deer pull air bombs to the Pe-2 aircraft
Deployment. Northern Fleet
Gunmakers preparing the Hawker Hurricane’s wing-mounted machine guns
Pilot at the Tupolev TB-3
The Red Banner Ensign is given to the M-171 submarine’s crew of the 3 rd separate division under the command of Hero of the Soviet Union Valentin Starikov
The Red Banner Ensign is given to the M-171 submarine’s crew of the 3 rd separate division under the command of Hero of the Soviet Union Valentin Starikov
Boys
Composer Dmitry Pokrass performs with the concert brigade aboard a ship
Танкисты на привале
Sea mine clearing
Soviet M-class Malyutka submarine
Crews before their sortie
Crews before their sortie
Landing on a cutter
Landing on a cutter
The crew of Stolbov’s motorboat is awarded the Order of the Red Banner and the Red Banner Ensign
The ShCh-402 submarine’s crew is awarded the Order of the Red Banner and the Red Banner Ensign
Второв Борис Александрович
The crew of Stolbov’s motorboat is awarded the Order of the Red Banner and the Red Banner Ensign
Танкисты 29-й танковой бригады
Vice admiral Arseny Golovko among submariners
Lookout
A.I. Lizyukov congratulating tankers with the assignment of the guard’s banner. Photographer V. Minkevin
MiG-3 fighter ready to fly
Bombardier Vasily Stoyanov singing in the dugout
Infantrymen on guard
Petty officer Alexey Kolchin in a submarine’s compartment
Sea song
Landscape
Landscape
Common Eider ducks on the water
Boys
Boys
Boys
Boys
Pe-2 dive-bombers in flight
British seamen
Танкист 29-го учебно-танкового полка
Spring in Soviet Arctic. Rocks
Soviet pilots and British allies
Vice Admiral Arseniy Golovko, Commander of the Northern Fleet. Severomorsk, 1942.
Vice Admiral Arseniy Golovko, Commander of the Northern Fleet. Severomorsk, 1942.
Airport, Douglas aircraft
Shore concert and Soviet destroyer Sokrushitelny (lit. Destructive) in the background. Kola Peninsula. 1942.
Concert for soldiers. Northern Fleet. 1942.
Shore concert and Soviet destroyer Sokrushitelny (lit. Destructive) in the background. Kola Peninsula. 1942.
Seamen on rocks watch a concert
Scout Fedor Volonchuk, a midshipman in the Black Sea Fleet
Sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Hero of the Soviet Union
Naval commander Filipp Oktyabrsky and Divisional Commissioner Nikolai Kulakov, a Military Council member, with pilots
Destroyer Svobodny (lit. “Free”) sinks
Artillery crew fires at enemy tanks
Naval commander Filipp Oktyabrsky and Divisional Commissioner Nikolai Kulakov, a Military Council member, with pilots
Naval commander Filipp Oktyabrsky and Divisional Commissioner Nikolai Kulakov, a Military Council member, with pilots
After the assault
Concert
Defense of Sevastopol
Aftermath. Murmansk
Soviet reindeer herder with British aircraft mechanics at an airfield in the Arctic
Fighting in hills. Kola Peninsula
At a meeting with commanders and political officers of the 1st Shock Army
M. Kalinin is walking accompanied by the command of the 1st Shock Army
Arrival of M. Kalinina (center) in the city of Klin
Hero of the Soviet Union, Navy Captain Lieutenant Israel Fisanovich
Fighting in hills. Kola Peninsula
Dive bombers. Kola Peninsula
Submarine K-21 enters Catherine’s Harbour. Polyarny
Combat photojournalist Evgeny Khaldei at work. Northern Fleet
Machine gunner. Kola Peninsula
Medical orderlies. Northern Fleet
Medical orderlies. Northern Fleet
Gunners change their firing position. Rybachy Peninsula
Naval infantry attacks. Kola Peninsula
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers. Arctic
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Anti-aircraft gunners. Northern Fleet. Polyarny
Soviet submarine off the Soviet coast. Murmansk
Rybachy Peninsula
Gennady Shalnov (died on a mission in 1942) and Vladimir Levitan. Kola Peninsula
Night bombers. Kola Peninsula
Crew of a downed Junkers. Kola Peninsula
Downed Junkers. Kola Peninsula
Downed Junkers. Kola Peninsula
Polyarny
On-board shooter of an IL-4 torpedo bomber. Kola Peninsula
Strashina (Petty Officer) Second Class Ivan Fokeev, the commander of the K-21 navigation crew of the operations department
305-mm coastal defense turret artillery battery. Kola Peninsula
305-mm coastal defense turret artillery battery. Kola Peninsula
Nikolai Lunin, the commander of a Shch-421 submarine and Hero of the Soviet Union. Northern Fleet
Anti-aircraft gunners. Kola Peninsula
Anti-aircraft gunners. Kola Peninsula
Becoming a party member before fighting
Senior officers after the award ceremony
Reinforcements are deployed to the right bank of the Volga
Commander of the 9th Guards Rifle Division, Major General A. Beloborodov A (on the right) and Division Commissar M. Bronnikov
The M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) with Fisanovich’ crew surfaces after completing its mission. Kola Bay
British pilot at an airfield. Murmansk
Heavy tanks getting acrossthe Volga ice
Commanders Nikolai Morozov and Ivan Kolyshkin (to the right), the first submariner to be awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union title. Polyarny
Pilots by the bus-mobile kitchen during lunch in the field
The crew of the PE-2 aircraft after completing a combat mission are going from the aircraft along the airfield
Lieutenant General K. Rokossovsky (left) with his adjutant A. Kulchinsky. Hospital in the building of K. Timiryazev Moscow Agricultural Academy
The crew of the «Besposhadny» tank writes a letter from the front to the tank producers
M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) with Israel Fisanovich’ crew. Catherine's Harbour
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union. Kola Peninsula
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union. Kola Peninsula
Aftermath
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union. Kola Peninsula
Aftermath
Soviet reindeer herder with British aircraft mechanics at an airfield in the Arctic
Fighting in hills
Fighting in hills
Dive bombers
Submarine K-21 enters Catherine’s Harbour
Combat photojournalist Evgeny Khaldei at work
Machine gunner
Medical orderlies. Northern Fleet
Medical orderlies. Northern Fleet
Volleyball. Kola Peninsula
Gunners change their firing position
Naval infantry attacks
Aircraft releases a torpedo. Kola Peninsula
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Captured mountain shooters and Red Navy soldiers
Anti-aircraft gunners
Anti-aircraft gunners. Northern Fleet
Unnamed. Kola Peninsula
Night bombers
Crew of a downed Junkers
Downed Junkers
Downed Junkers
Downed Junkers
Polyarny
On-board shooter of an IL-4 torpedo bomber
Strashina (Petty Officer) Second Class Ivan Fokeev, the commander of the K-21 navigation crew of the operations department
305-mm coastal defense turret artillery battery
305-mm coastal defense turret artillery battery
Nikolai Lunin, the commander of a Shch-421 submarine and Hero of the Soviet Union
Anti-aircraft gunners
Anti-aircraft gunners
The M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) with Fisanovich’ crew surfaces after completing its mission
British pilot at an airfield
Commanders Nikolai Morozov and Ivan Kolyshkin (to the right), the first submariner to be awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union title
From left to right: Commander of the Red Army tank troops Y. Fedorenko, Commissar of the 3rd Tank Corps N. Shatalov, Commander of the 3rd Tank Corps P. Rotmistrov, Сhief of Staff of the 3rd Tank Corps Colonel V. Baskakov
M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) with Israel Fisanovich’ crew
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union
Israel Fisanovich, the commander of an M-172 submarine of Malyutka-class (lit. “baby”) and Hero of the Soviet Union
Volleyball
Aircraft releases a torpedo
Football in the valley
Unnamed
Colonel General I. Konev (sitting at the table)
Moskalev A.S. in the workshop of the plant (in evacuation)
Representatives of the political department of the 16th and 49th armies during a trip to the front with the gifts for soldiers
Hnding out  New Year presents to the soldiers of the N-part
Building a defensive line
Fighting
Attacking
At Nevskaya Dubrovka
Clearing an avenue
Founders of the Karl Marx plant
Erecting barricades
German cemetery in a village near Budogoshch
Before an attack. Leningrad Region
Musician of a symphony orchestra.
Symphony orchestra musician.
Stalingrad.
Stalingrad railway station.
Fighting for Stalingrad.
Children’s Khorovod Fountain.
Stalingrad.
Stalingrad.
“Communists, charge at the enemy!” Attack.
Stalingrad.
Stalingrad.
Citizens fleeing the city.
“Firing over open sights from a 122-mm gun.”
Soldiers reconstruct the railways in the Kharkiv direction
Soviet soldiers hang the red flag at the liberated station of Lozovaya in Kharkiv Oblast
Cavalrymen as scouts overcome a water obstacle, moving into the enemy’s rear in the Kharkiv direction
Soldiers of a Red Army unit fighting for the village of N. in Kharkiv Oblast
Cavalry men of the unit under Kryuchenkin’s command before attacking the German troops in the Kharkiv direction
I.P. Frolov, cook of the field kitchen, provides soldiers with meals on the frontline of the Kharkiv direction. Southwestern Front
Supported by the machine gun crew, the battle group under Lieutenant Iskhakov’s command, part of an unnumbered unit, mounts an offensive against the enemy near the village of R. in Kharkiv Oblast
Scouts of Senior Lieutenant Barybin’s anti-aircraft battery at the battle station. Kharkiv Oblast
Red Army soldiers defending the Caucasian passes listen to a Moscow radio broadcast
The enemy’s knocked out tractor unit and killed driver in a Kalinin Front direction
Defending Sevastopol
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch, 1942.
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch
“From an eyewitness”, photo series. Kerch
Defending Sevastopol. On the armored train.
Shoulder to shoulder with the father. Sevastopol
Grief. Kerch
Naval smoke screen during an air-raid warning. Sevastopol
Anti-aircraft gunners on the submarine chaser. The Siege of Sevastopol
Performance of Moscow front-line brigades. Natalia Isaenkova singing. Sevastopol
Defending Sevastopol
Philip Oktyabrsky, Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, among seamen aboard a combat ship. Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
Defending Sevastopol. At a downed fascist aircraft.
Полковник Павел Горпищенко и генерал-лейтенант Аркадий Хренов на Сапун-горе
Defending Sevastopol. Poet Sergei Alymov aboard a ship
Defending Sevastopol. Kharchenko on an armored train
Philip Oktyabrsky, Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, aboard a combat ship. Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
Полковник Павел Горпищенко и генерал-лейтенант Аркадий Хренов на Сапун-горе
Defending Sevastopol. Fyodor Volontchuk’s scout fellow
Defending Sevastopol. Armored train
Полковник Павел Горпищенко, генерал-лейтенант Аркадий Хренов на Сапун-горе
Piotr Morgunov, Major General of coastal troops, observing the removal of mines. Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
Defending Sevastopol
Defending Sevastopol. General Ivan Petrov, Commander of the Separate Coastal Army
Short break. Sevastopol
Cameraman Alexander Smolka. Sevastopol
Pilots receive awards
“From an eyewitness,” the photo series. Kerch
“From an eyewitness,” the photo series. Kerch
On the plant floor. Girl piles empty shells. Leningrad.
Helping a comrade.
Women make shells at a factory. Leningrad, 1942
Tuapse Defensive Operation. Reconnaissance scouts are moving into the enemy’s rear
Guard Red Army soldiers, reconnaissance scouts of the 9th Infantry Brigade K.A. Kaditch and Yu. G. Dolubekov
Lull in the fighting.
“Charge!”
Close-in battle.
MBR-2 Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft. Murmansk, 1942.
On the roads of war. Photograph by Emmanuil Evzerikhin. MAMM collection
Defending Krasny Oktyabr Plant
Near Stalingrad. Infantrymen taking a new defensive position
Near Stalingrad. New recruits of the 99th Tank Brigade. Residents of Stalingrad who joined the Red Army rallied to their hometown’s defense on the oath-taking day
Anti-tank rifle teams under Lieutenant Junior Egelsky’s command move to a firing position in a North Caucasian region
Near Stalingrad. Tanks with a tank-borne landing party
Soviet 64th Army fighting in southern suburbs of Stalingrad
Automatic riflemen taking a firing position in North Caucasian mountain passes.
Red Army. Delivering fuel through Salsk steppes to Stalingrad
Red Army near Stalingrad. V.F. Rengo’s machine-gun fire supports the advance of his military unit
The anti-tank gun team under Sergeant Yurkov’s command at a firing position in a North Caucasian region
Infantry units are deployed at the front line of the North Caucasian Front
Stalingrad, 1942
Red Army soldiers Tkhemaladze and Tamraziye as members of an anti-tank rifle team at a firing position in a North Caucasian mountain pass
Nurse Nina Burakova bandages a wounded soldier. Rybachy Peninsula, 1942
Military paramedic Nina Burakova bandages a wounded soldier. Rybachy, 1942.
A machine gun crew at a firing position in North Caucasian mountain passes
German motor vehicles abandoned during battles near Vladikavkaz
Red Army soldiers on the road outside Vladikavkaz
Red Army troops conduct topographical surveying of the front line in the Caucasus Mountains
Red Army troops during a battle in a pass in the Caucasus Mountains
Polikarpov U-2 biplanes of an air unit near the Caucasian Mountains
Wounded evacuated from Caucasian mountain passes
Anti-tank riflemen taking new positions during fighting in the North Caucasian Mountains
Komsomol youth V. Tkemaladze and S. Martirosyan as anti-tank riflemen during a battle in the North Caucasus
The mortar crew under Sergeant Tikhonenko’s command at a firing position while fighting for the North Caucasus
A cossack patrol in the Caucasian foothills
A group of Soviet anti-tank riflemen on the move in a North Caucasian mountain pass
American and British tanks from the Soviet inventory on a march in the North Caucasus
Soviet tank-borne infantry fighting in a battle for a North Caucasian settlement
Пулеметчик зенитного пулемета Гришин, сбивший три вражеских самолета
Командир группы разведчиков младший лейтенант В.Г.Петров в засаде
Автоматчики во время боевой разведки в лесу
Гвардии младший лейтенант Е.Товкайло с группой разведчиков
Разведчики П.С.Борисов (впереди) и С.И.Болоткин со служебными собаками отправляются на выполнение боевого задания
Разведчики под командованием орденоносца , коммуниста, младшего лейтенанта М.И.Громова идут на выполнение боевого задания
Разведчики, комсомольцы- младший сержант А.И.Балыка (слева) и старший сержант М.И.Лысенко в засаде
Лейтенант Н.П.Аверьянов читает разведчикам сообщения с фронтов
Разведчик-автоматчик, рядовой П.И.Руденко, уничтоживший 37 немецких солдат, на огневой позиции
Разведчик-кавалерист, старший сержант И.И.Пужко в дозоре
Сержант Я.Фёдоров с трофейным автоматом на огневой позиции
Красноармеец Е. Бугаев в разведке
Гвардейцы автоматчики перед выходом на боевое задание
Группа автоматчиков готовится к выходу на боевую позицию
Co-workers of the anti-aircraft gun, Corporal H. Husseinov and Red Army Soldier I.Vovna at their gun, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Lieutenant Petrov’s submachine gunners attack the enemy
Assault rifles occupy a settlement
Junior Sergeant M.D. Dedok, gun-layer of the anti-aircraft battery under the command of Senior Lieutenant G.E. Ivanov. Junior Sergeant M.D. Dedok, who shot down 2 enemy aircrafts, is at the gun, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD).
Guards-machine gunners  fighting near the railway
Submachine gunners of General Govorov’s unit, before entering a combat mission
The anti-aircraft gun crew under Senior Sergeant V.E. Kuzikov (right) at a firing position
ZIS-5 truck equipped with a 37 mm automatic air defense gun firing at the enemy. Western Front.
Guard junior lieutenant G. Kuznetsov, submachine gunner,  at the firing position
Anti-aicraft gunners firing at German warplanes: from left to right are M. Lukyanov, A. Shagimardanov, V.Kirillov and Novikov.
Anti-aircraft gunners firing at German warplanes
Automatic fighter during the battle gives a signal with the rocket
Captain Pavel Biryukov, company commander of machine gunners, who destroyed more than 200 fascists, with a machine gun in his hands
An anti-aircraft crew firing at German warplanes.
F.F. Dergalenko as a battery’s anti-aircraft gunner aims the gun on the target
Soldiers and commanders applauding the anti-aircraft crew for bringing down a German warplane.
Ya. S. Petrov, the gunloader of Junior Sergeant Barkov’s anti-aircraft crew of an unnumbered military unit, on the frontline
Communist, commander of an artillery battery, guard captain V.P. Belikov
Sergeant S. Dzagoev and soldiers M. Garayev and A. Sultanov as machine gunners firing at an enemy warplane in Krasnodar Krai
Junior Sergeant N.V. Bizik and Private K.P. Matyunin checking an anti-aircraft gun feed belt
Junior Sergeant A.Ya. Aryev as a gunner of Fascism Fighter armored train at his anti-aircraft gun. He brought down a fascist bomber and received the Order of the Red Banner
V.P. Morozov, a brave gunner, at his anti-aircraft gun
Captain Petrov’s submarine submachine gunners are sent to guard the coast of the Barents Sea
G.M. Makarov (sitting, 1st on the right) with reconnaissance comrades
From the series about Polar aviation
In the sky above the Arctic
A captured German car captured by artillery scouts of the 94th Guards Artillery Regiment. From left to right: Commissioner A. Dunt, regiment commander Novodranov, adjutant Baron, driver Kozlov
Reconnaissance scouts of the 16th border regiment. Left - Anatoly Rudenko, right - Nikolai Drog
I.I. Zaytsev, the best gun-layer of Sergeant Filippov’s anti-aircraft team of an unnumbered battery
Soviet machine gunners returning from a combat operation
Machine gunners D.I. Stolyarov and A.E. Petrov firing at the Germans
Guard corporal machine gunner A.N. Subbotin at the firing position
Brave machine gunner, foreman V. Ivanov, who returned from the hospital
Lt. Col. P.F. Batitsky (standing 2nd from the left) with combat reconnaissance scouts
Machine gunners of one of the units of the Red Army are scouting the village,
Guards mashine gunners go on a combat mission,
Paratroopers-gunners A. Izbykanov and V. Lysenko in scouting
The personnel of the 404th railway artillery division of the 101st naval brigade of the railway artillery of the Red Banner Baltic Fleet
Assistant commander of the platoon, machine gunner, senior sergeant I. Filippov in an ambush
Colonel of the N-unit presents the award to a group of machine gunners
Anti-aircraft gunners are resting
The command of the 110th Infantry Division of the 1291th Infantry Regiment with a group of reconnaissance scouts and a Moscow delegation
Grigory Semenovich Sklyarov (1925-1942), reconnaissance scout of the partisan group operating in the village of Maslekovka (executed on August 15, 1942)
Captain Granin, commander of the 402nd railway artillery division of the 101st naval brigade of the railway artillery of the Baltic Fleet
Командир танкового подразделения ставит перед бойцами боевую задачу
Shooting at enemy aircraft
Tank crew near the tank (all are members of youth branch of Communist Party): guard lieutenant N.M. Astanushenko, tank commander, Guard Sergeant A. Tagiev, who destroyed more than 300 Germans,
Partisans of the Shakhov region. In the foregroundis the best reconnaissance scout and sniper L.V. Fortunatov
Street of the besieged city
Shelling. Anichkov Bridge
The Song and Dance Ensemble of the Northern Fleet. Far left - Kazakov Yu.I. Northern Front, 1942
Tank crew: commander of the order-bearer Chikhunov (right), radio operator Makarov (in the center) and driver M.P. Krivorotov (left),
Partisans of the detachment of V.V. Jabot. In the second row, in the center – reconnaissance scout S.G. Karpushenkov
Air assault troops at the time of the attack
Giving cabbage, not roses
Transporting a barrage balloon for anti-aircraft defense
Fortifications of Leningrad
Waist portrait of a scout S.I. Pirozhnikov, petty officer II class
The lesson goes on
The first day of the planned evacuation of Leningraders along the Road of Life. Waiting for buses on the square near Smolny
Lake Lagoda. Bread – to Leningrad
Early days of the siege
"The road of life"
Traffic controller on the "road of life"
Evacuation of the population from besieged Leningrad in cars along the 'road of life'. Leningrad region
A column of cars on the "road of life"
Amateur talent performance on Soviet cruiser Krasny Krym
A brigade of platelayers reconstructing a railway track at Kerch-2 station
A group of seamen on the Palace Embankment
Schoolchildren Viktor and Vera Snitko talking to their comrades. They were both awarded the “For Battle Merit” medal for putting out incendiary bombs dropped by the fascist air force on Sevastopol
Cavalrymen on a march in the Crimean Mountains
Street in besieged Leningrad
Battalion Commissar of the 1073rd Rifle Regiment of the 8th Guards Panfilov Division P.V. Logvinenko
German light weaponry captured by Red Army troops near Kerch
Soviet maritime transport arrives with reinforcements at besieged Sevastopol
Senior Sergeant I.V Gub’s gun crew of the Crimea-based mortar battery at a firing position
Preparation fire delivered by Soviet artillery before an infantry attack in the Crimea’s front sector
A Soviet gun crew firing at the enemy in Sevastopol’s front sector. Crimea (Town of Simeiz)
Ship of the Baltic Fleet. At sea
Signalmen N.V. Khodorov and P.K. Burenko repairing communication lines while under enemy fire in Sevastopol’s front sector
Transportation of military equipment along the "road of life"
At the factory
Heavy artillery operates in the area of the city, protecting Leningrad
Evacuation of children from Leningrad
Road of life
Food is being transhipped in the Osinovets port from barges to railway cars
Commander of the twice decorated Guards Panfilov Division, order bearer, Guards Colonel Ivan Serebryakov
Order bearer, Division Commissar, Guards  Regiment Commissar Pavel Lobov
N.M. Uralsky, Commander of the Guards Regiment of the twice decorated Guards Panfilov Division
Leningrad. Ostrovsky Square. After shelling
Авиамеханик 46-го гвардейского авиаполка ночных бомбардировщиков гвардии старшина Г.А. Каширина
In battles in the North Caucasus, serviceable German tanks were captured. German trophy tank preparing for battle
Imperial Alexander Lyceum
Partisans in ambush
Partisans of the North Caucasus make their way along the mountain trail
1st Mine-Torpedo Aviation Regiment of the Red Banner Baltic Fleet (KBF). Installing bombs before combat mission
Izhorskiy Plant. Rolling mill division after shelling
Field Army. On the Don River: Cavalrymen as scouts
The personnel of the 588th night bomber regiment (in 1943 it was renamed into the 46th Tamansky Guards)
Gunners of the 34th Guards Infantry Regiment of the 13th Guards Rifle Division of the 62nd Army firing at the enemy lines
Посол СССР в Англии И.М. Майский, Народный комиссар иностранных дел СССР В.М. Молотов, К.Р. Эттли, Литтльтон
A howitzer battery dining at their weapon on the Leningrad frontline
The writer I.G. Ehrenburg (right) and American journalist L. Stow during their visit to one of the units near Rzhev
Joseph V.Stalin (middle) and Vyacheslav M. Molotov (far left) receiving Wendell L. Willkie, Special Representative of the US President, Joseph F. Barnes, US journalist, and Gardner “Mike” Cowles Jr., assistant director of the Office of War Information
The writer I.G. Ehrenburg (2nd from the right) and American journalist L. Stow (3rd from the left) in one of the units near Rzhev
Commander of the 8th Tank Brigade Colonel P.A. Rotmistrov (right) with the last tank near Rzhev
Wendell L. Willkie, Special Representative of the US President, talking to Nikolay N. Yakovlev, Head of V. I. Lenin State Library of the USSR, and others
2nd-level military engineer Grigory Yakovlevich Klyatis, deputy commander of the 31st combat engineer brigade (in the center) with local residents
И.В. Сталин, снятый в Кремле с премьер-министром Великобритании У. Черчиллем
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
Excellent scouts: Komsomolets A. Venkov and A. Galaktionov, October 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
The 122-mm howitzer nicknamed “Partisan” transferred from partisans to troops on the Kalinin Front
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
Colonel General M. A. Purkaev, Commander of the Kalinin Front, and General D.S. Leonov, member of the Military Council of the Kalinin Front, at the command post
Vasiliy Ivanovich Slozenikin, reconnaissance scout
Senior Lieutenant Yu. Safonov watching the enemy from the top of the spruce. Leningrad Front, May 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Премьер-министр Великобритании У. Черчилль на Московском аэродроме, выступающий перед микрофоном с речью, при отъезде из Москвы
Cavalry platoon scouts before the combat operation. Political officer S.V. Kozlov (on the left) and Lieutenant A.A. Vasilistov (on the right) specifying the plan for the upcoming operation. Kalinin Front, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD).
View of a village near Rzhev burnt by Germans upon retreat
View of a village near Rzhev burnt by Germans upon retreat
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
German military cemetery near Rzhev
Residents of a liberated village near Rzhev welcome the Soviet liberators
Armor-piercers of the 1245th Infantry Regiment of the 375th Infantry Division before the battle for the city of Rzhev
Soldiers of a Kalinin Front unit moving to the frontline
A reconnaissance team goes on a mission. Stalingrad
An anti-tank grenadier team of V.V. Ukhov’s unit at a military training camp
The village of Zakharovo near Rzhev looted and burnt by Germans
Flamethrowers of the 1245th Infantry Regiment of the 375th Infantry Division before the battle for the city of Rzhev
The village of Zakharovo near Rzhev looted and burnt by Germans
Scouts. Stalingrad
Major S.A. Kalnichenko giving instructions to the anti-aircraft battery commander, Lieutenant V.A. Poleshchuk and to the platoon commander, Lieutenant A.V. Strochenkova. North-Western Front, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD).
Soviet advanced forces entering the liberated village, August 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Nikita Khrushchev, member of the Military Council of the Stalingrad Front, among the soldiers of the 80th Infantry Regiment of the 199th Infantry Division
Soviet riflemen fighting for Rzhev
Stalingrad on fire
The team of the 85-mm anti-aircraft guns of junior lieutenant P. Levchenko, who repulsed the first attack of the enemy’s tanks
View of a destroyed German tank near Sinyavino. Leningrad Oblast
At a crossing near Stalingrad
Soviet sappers rebuild the bridge destroyed by the Germans in a Kalinin Front section
The freed station Kotelnikovo
A group of scouts after returning from the enemy’s rear. North-Western Front, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Major P.I. Laukhin, awarded with two Orders of the Red Banner, by the plane, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
At a river crossing near Stalingrad
Field tea facilities for wounded soldiers and officers near Rzhev
Soviet troops pile trophies seized from the enemy near Rzhev
Soviet soldiers near the dugouts on the banks of the Volga River. The inscription on the banner says, “Let one day of the new year of 1943 be the day of Nazis’ death in Stalingrad!”
Pilots of the 571st Assault Aviation Regiment Captain M.S. Bykov and air gunner Senior Sergeant A.S. Ryzhih by the plane, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Citizens of Stalingrad near their half-ruined house
Captain A.I. Novikov, squadron commander of the 17th Fighter Aviation Regiment by the  Bell P-39 "Aerocobra" plane, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
View of anti-aircraft guns abandoned by the Germans upon their retreat from the airfield near Rzhev
A division of propeller-driven snowmobiles engaged in battles near Stalingrad
Hero of the Soviet Union, long-range aviation navigator, Captain M.T. Ryabov and pilot, Captain Rubtsov at the plane, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Soviet soldiers during a battle near the Stalingrad Tractor Plant
Pilots of the N-th aviation unit A.A. Ignatov, N.I. Petrovsky and A.G. Valtsev discussing the operation, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Soldiers of senior lieutenant Gorunov’s unit engage in combat in a workers’ village on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Twice order bearer, Captain of the N-th aviation unit M. Simonov at his plane, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Guards-machine gunners under the command of Lieutenant Sedinin fighting near the railway station. Western Front, May, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Riflemen of the unit under Lieutenant Rogov’s command fight on the outskirts of Stalingrad (the sniper is on the right)
Red Army soldiers Mishchenko and Simanov delivering hot meals to the frontline of a Leningrad front section
Бойцы авиационной части под командованием капитана А.И. Завьялова
Destroyed houses on January 9 Square in Stalingrad
Head of scouting dep. guards mortar division of the 17th guards mortar regiment, Lieutenant V.F. Pugach (on the right) and scout A. Gladkov (on the left) watching the enemy. Kalinin Front, 1942. State Archive (RGAKFD)
House-to-house fighting on the outskirts of Stalingrad
A Stalingrad district during its defense
Sappers of Senior Sergeant E. Poddubny’s unit cutting the enemy’s barbed-wire entanglements in a Leningrad front section
Destroyed residential buildings on a Stalingrad street
Lieutenant Ivan Smelkov, the participant of the battles in the area of the river Don
The best artillery intelligence troops of an unnumbered anti-aircraft battery watch out for the enemy’s warplanes
A large-calibre weapon captured by Red Army troops during fighting for Rzhev. Western Front
Senior Sergeant H.Z. Mildzikhov, who destroyed 108 German soldiers and officers in one battle. Northwest Front, 1942. Photograph by R. Carmen. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Downed enemy fighter.
Wreckage of a German cargo aircraft downed near Rzhev. Western Front. September 1942. Photograph by D. Chernov. State Archive (RGAKFD)
Senior Sergeant H.Z. Mildzikhov, who destroyed 108 German soldiers and officers in one battle. Northwest Front, 1942. Photograph by R. Carmen. State Archive (RGAKFD)
A column of German soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad
View of a mobile sledging bath in the unit under Major General Zakharov. Western Front.
Soldiers make German troops retreat from a plant floor on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Troops fight in a settlement northwest of Stalingrad
A mortar crew fires at the enemy’s supporting point on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Italian and Romanian soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad are sent to the rear on a barge
Soviet artillery units moving on the frozen lake of Ilmen to firing positions
Anti-aircraft gunners, shielding Leningrad from the Hitlerite air force, at their battle station
A group of soldiers makes its way to enemy defences during street-to-street battles on the outskirts of Stalingrad
A group of Romanian soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad
A.N. Zhdanov and Ya. P. Totyamyanin, Red Army sappers, laying mines near the barbed-wire entanglement in a Leningrad front section
A car drives on flooded Ladoga highway to Leningrad
Kazakhstanis, participants of the defense of Moscow. From left to right: Satybaldin Turar, Zhumatov Gabbas, Dzhongarov Kydiyar, Adibaev Orynbai
The anti-aircraft team of Lieutenant Filin’s battery at a firing position near the water line. 1942. Stalingrad Front.
Движение автомашин по Ладожской трассе, у развилки. Слева – 3 указателя, ближний "На Кобону" и регулировщик справа. Зима 1941-1942 гг.
Ладожская трасса "Дороги жизни". Весной на пристани. 1941-1942 гг.
Колонна ЗИС-5 на дороге по льду Ладоги зимой 1941-1942 гг.
Выезд на лед "Дороги жизни". Переезд через железнодорожные пути. На заднем плане – въездные ворота
Ладожская трасса. Работы около пробоины – укладка щитов через пробоину
Разгрузка бочек топлива с саней у берега "Дороги жизни"
Ремонтная бригада на "Дороге жизни"
После аварии на ледовой трассе
Аэросани (тип НКЛ 16/41 – Гостев И.М.) готовятся перейти через Ладожскую ледовую трассу
Машина на ледовой трассе, провалившаяся передними колесами в воронку
На Ледовой трассе весной. Апрель 1942 г.
На перекрестке дорог.  Кобона. На льду Ладоги. 1942-43 гг.
Ремонт техники на ледовой трассе "Дороги жизни". 1941-1942 гг.
Частично провалившийся под лед грузовик
Ремонтные летучки по обеспечению ремонта транспорта на ледовой трассе "Дороги жизни". Зима 1941-1942 гг.
Аэросани (тип РФ – 98) уходят в дозор. Ладожское озеро
Машина провалилась правыми колесами под лед, справа – командирский состав 64-го ЭДБ. Ледовая трасса. Зима 1941-1942 гг.
Две полуторки на берегу  Ладожского озера
Плакат, посвященный пятерке Гольберга, разгрузившей пульман № 30. Ваганово Коккорево. 1942-1943 гг.
Водители-многорейсовики Ладожской трассы у бюллетеня читают информацию
Один из обогревательных пунктов на "Дороге жизни". Зима 1941-1942 гг.
Проезд через трещину по деревянному мостку. Машина ГАЗ-АА с людьми
Мост через трещину строят военнослужащие дорожных частей. На трассе – 2 автомашины ГАЗ-АА
Ленинград в дни Отечественной войны. Ледовая трасса весной, Ладожская трасса 1942-1943 гг.
Аэросани типа НКЛ 16/41 в дозоре
Повреждения во льду на ледовой трассе, строительство моста через повреждения льда на ледовой трассе
28 мая разбиты 6 вагонов состава строителей
Схема 24. "Дорога жизни"
Машина на Ладоге весной

Огородные работы на Марсовом поле (дети копают землю под грядки)

Огородные работы на Марсовом поле (дети копают землю под грядки)
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