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Rare Unseen Pictures Of German Soldiers In Russia

The Eastern Front. Also called Ostfront or The Russian Front. This is where the most fierce fighting of the Second World war took place (I am not talking of the War with Japan here).

Involved in it were the Russians and the German soldiers. Below are some pictures of the men of the Wehrmacht in Russia.

German soldiers fire a mortar

Wonder what is that this Russian women has to say that she has got so many burly German soldiers interested.

Camouflaged Germans

The elite Waffen-SS

These men get a shoe-shine from a Russian boy

This man looks hassled!

A German gun fires as ominous clouds hover above heralding the arrival of the dreaded Russian rains

Firing at a Russian plane?

This is what happened when the Russian rain turned roads to slush.

The much vaunted German war machine got stuck in the mud

The absence of good roads in Russia was one of the reasons Germans lost in Russia

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Unknown said...

It is unkind to the Russians to keep attributing the German loss to the autumn rains alone. The Russians should be praised for their incredible courage in impeding the advance of the German war machine despite the loss of about 2 million soldiers from 21st June to 3rd October 1941.

Unknown said...

Who writes the headings for these? They're New York Timesy style

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