The Battles of Rzhev

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Writer I. Ehrenburg (2nd right) and American journalist L. Stow (3rd left) in one of the military units near Rzhev
Corpses of residents of the city of Rzhev brutally tortured by Hitler's executioners
Commander of the 8th Tank Brigade, Colonel P. Rotmistrov (right) with the last tank near Rzhev
Military engineer of the 2nd rank Grigory Klyatis, Deputy Commander of the 31st Sapper Brigade (in the center) with local residents
“Partisan Gun” - 122-mm howitzer handed over by the partisans to the soldiers of the Kalinin Front
Commander of the Kalinin Front, Colonel General M. Purkaev (left) and Member Of the Military Council of the Kalinin Front D. Leonov
Loader of the anti-aircraft crew that shot down five German planes, Private M. Kotolavidze loads the gun
Crew of the anti-aircraft automatic gun of Sergeant Major A. Sidorov who was awarded the Order of the Red Star
Gunner of the anti-aircraft crew, Corporal I. Bessonov, awarded the Order of the Red Star
Gunner of an anti-aircraft gun, Corporal T. Goryachiy, awarded the Order of the Red Star
Mounted scout platoon before a combat operation. Deputy Commander for Political Affairs S. Kozlov (left) and Lieutenant A. Vasiliev refine the operation plan
View of the village burned by the Germans during the retreat near the town of Rzhev in the Kalinin Region
View of the village burned by the Germans during the retreat near the town of Rzhev in the Kalinin Region
German military cemetery near Rzhev
Inhabitants of the liberated village near Rzhev welcome Soviet soldiers-liberators
Armor-piercers of the 1245th Rifle Regiment of the 375th Rifle Division before the battle for the city of Rzhev
Soldiers and commanders of the Red Army talk with a woman resident of Rzhev. Kalinin Region
Soldiers of one of the units of the Kalinin front heading to the front lines
Zakharovo, the village in the Rzhevskiy District of the Kalinin Region, ravaged and burned by the Germans
Flamethrowers of the 1245th Rifle Regiment of the 375th Rifle Division before the battle for the city of Rzhev
Zakharovo, the village in the Rzhevskiy District of the Kalinin Region, ravaged and burned by the Germans
Writer I. Ehrenburg (2nd right) and American journalist L. Stow (3rd left) in one of the military units near Rzhev
Corpses of residents of the city of Rzhev brutally tortured by Hitler's executioners
Commander of the 8th Tank Brigade, Colonel P. Rotmistrov (right) with the last tank near Rzhev
Military engineer of the 2nd rank Grigory Klyatis, Deputy Commander of the 31st Sapper Brigade (in the center) with local residents
“Partisan Gun” - 122-mm howitzer handed over by the partisans to the soldiers of the Kalinin Front
Commander of the Kalinin Front, Colonel General M. Purkaev (left) and Member Of the Military Council of the Kalinin Front D. Leonov
Loader of the anti-aircraft crew that shot down five German planes, Private M. Kotolavidze loads the gun
Crew of the anti-aircraft automatic gun of Sergeant Major A. Sidorov who was awarded the Order of the Red Star
Gunner of the anti-aircraft crew, Corporal I. Bessonov, awarded the Order of the Red Star
Gunner of an anti-aircraft gun, Corporal T. Goryachiy, awarded the Order of the Red Star
Mounted scout platoon before a combat operation. Deputy Commander for Political Affairs S. Kozlov (left) and Lieutenant A. Vasiliev refine the operation plan
View of the village burned by the Germans during the retreat near the town of Rzhev in the Kalinin Region
View of the village burned by the Germans during the retreat near the town of Rzhev in the Kalinin Region
German military cemetery near Rzhev
Inhabitants of the liberated village near Rzhev welcome Soviet soldiers-liberators
Armor-piercers of the 1245th Rifle Regiment of the 375th Rifle Division before the battle for the city of Rzhev
Soldiers and commanders of the Red Army talk with a woman resident of Rzhev. Kalinin Region
Soldiers of one of the units of the Kalinin front heading to the front lines
Zakharovo, the village in the Rzhevskiy District of the Kalinin Region, ravaged and burned by the Germans
Flamethrowers of the 1245th Rifle Regiment of the 375th Rifle Division before the battle for the city of Rzhev
Zakharovo, the village in the Rzhevskiy District of the Kalinin Region, ravaged and burned by the Germans

Mounted scout platoon before a combat operation. Deputy Commander for Political Affairs S. Kozlov (left) and Lieutenant A. Vasiliev refine the operation plan

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