The Battles of Rzhev

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Soviet soldiers pile up trophies captured from the enemy near Rzhev.
Air defense platoon commander Lieutenant A.I. Mehlis with the soldiers of his platoon before a combat mission.
Type of anti-aircraft guns abandoned by Germans during the retreat at the airfield near Rzhev.
Guards machine-gunners under the command of Lieutenant Sedinin fight near the railway.
Gun-layer of the anti-aircraft "twin" Sergeant A.F. Horoshev repels the attack of German attack-aircrafts on an armored train.
Commander of 389th separate reconnaissance company of 330th Rifle Division, Captain M.I. Lomsadze gives instructions to scouts.
Head of Reconnaissance of Separate Guards Mortar Battalion of 17th Guards Mortar Regiment, Lieutenant V.F. Pugach (right) and recon A. Gladkov.
Best anti-aircraft recons of Unknown anti-aircraft battery monitor enemy aircrafts
Trophy large-caliber cannon captured by Red Army units in the battles for Rzhev.
Remains of a German transport airplane shot down near Rzhev.
Local people from Rzhev at the site of their houses destroyed by Germans.
Town of Dorogobuzh after liberation from the German invaders during the Rzhev-Vyazmskaya operation. Smolensk Region, 1942.
At the street of Rzhev after liberation from Nazi occupation.
Soldiers of 354th Infantry Division. Summer 1942.
Knocked out enemy tracked towing vehicle and a killed driver at Kalinin Front.
Commander of twice-decorated 8th Guards Panfilov Division, Oder Holder, Guard Colonel Ivan Ivanovich Serebryakov.
Order Holder, Division Commissar, Guards Regiment Commissar Pavel Fedorovich Lobov.
N.M. Uralsky, commander of Guards Regiment of twice-decorated 8th Guards Panfilov Division.
Order Holder, Guard Battalion Commissar F.D. Tolstunov.
Group of soldiers and officers of 30th Guards Infantry Regiment of 8th Guards Panfilov Division.
Mobile bath (Russian banya) on a sleigh in the unit of Major General Zakharov (Western Front).
Soviet soldiers pile up trophies captured from the enemy near Rzhev.
Air defense platoon commander Lieutenant A.I. Mehlis with the soldiers of his platoon before a combat mission.
Type of anti-aircraft guns abandoned by Germans during the retreat at the airfield near Rzhev.
Guards machine-gunners under the command of Lieutenant Sedinin fight near the railway.
Gun-layer of the anti-aircraft "twin" Sergeant A.F. Horoshev repels the attack of German attack-aircrafts on an armored train.
Commander of 389th separate reconnaissance company of 330th Rifle Division, Captain M.I. Lomsadze gives instructions to scouts.
Head of Reconnaissance of Separate Guards Mortar Battalion of 17th Guards Mortar Regiment, Lieutenant V.F. Pugach (right) and recon A. Gladkov.
Best anti-aircraft recons of Unknown anti-aircraft battery monitor enemy aircrafts
Trophy large-caliber cannon captured by Red Army units in the battles for Rzhev.
Remains of a German transport airplane shot down near Rzhev.
Local people from Rzhev at the site of their houses destroyed by Germans.
Town of Dorogobuzh after liberation from the German invaders during the Rzhev-Vyazmskaya operation. Smolensk Region, 1942.
At the street of Rzhev after liberation from Nazi occupation.
Soldiers of 354th Infantry Division. Summer 1942.
Knocked out enemy tracked towing vehicle and a killed driver at Kalinin Front.
Commander of twice-decorated 8th Guards Panfilov Division, Oder Holder, Guard Colonel Ivan Ivanovich Serebryakov.
Order Holder, Division Commissar, Guards Regiment Commissar Pavel Fedorovich Lobov.
N.M. Uralsky, commander of Guards Regiment of twice-decorated 8th Guards Panfilov Division.
Order Holder, Guard Battalion Commissar F.D. Tolstunov.
Group of soldiers and officers of 30th Guards Infantry Regiment of 8th Guards Panfilov Division.
Mobile bath (Russian banya) on a sleigh in the unit of Major General Zakharov (Western Front).

Local people from Rzhev at the site of their houses destroyed by Germans.

Local people from Rzhev at the site of their houses destroyed by Germans.
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