The Battles of Rzhev

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Red Army soldiers and commanders talk with a local woman from Rzhev, Kalinin Region
Soldiers of Kalinin Front sent to the forward positions.
Village of Zakharovo, Rzhev District, Kalinin Region, ravaged and burned by Germans
Flamethrowers of 1245th Infantry Regiment of 375th Infantry Division before attack for Rzhev.
Village of Zakharovo, Rzhev Area, Kalinin Region, ravaged and burned by Germans
Soviet forward units enter the liberated village.
Soviet machine gunners fight for Rzhev.
Soviet sappers restore a bridge destroyed by the Nazis at Kalinin Front
Camping tea house for wounded soldiers and officers in the area of Rzhev
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.
Mobile bath (Russian banya) on a sleigh in the unit of Major General Zakharov (Western Front).
Red Army soldiers and commanders talk with a local woman from Rzhev, Kalinin Region
Soldiers of Kalinin Front sent to the forward positions.
Village of Zakharovo, Rzhev District, Kalinin Region, ravaged and burned by Germans
Flamethrowers of 1245th Infantry Regiment of 375th Infantry Division before attack for Rzhev.
Village of Zakharovo, Rzhev Area, Kalinin Region, ravaged and burned by Germans
Soviet forward units enter the liberated village.
Soviet machine gunners fight for Rzhev.
Soviet sappers restore a bridge destroyed by the Nazis at Kalinin Front
Camping tea house for wounded soldiers and officers in the area of Rzhev
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.
Mobile bath (Russian banya) on a sleigh in the unit of Major General Zakharov (Western Front).

Air defense platoon commander Lieutenant A.I. Mehlis with the soldiers of his platoon before a combat mission.

Air defense platoon commander Lieutenant A.I. Mehlis with the soldiers of his platoon before a combat mission.
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