World War II, the Great Patriotic War. Soviet soldiers attacking, July – August 1943. The Battle of Kursk, Russia.
Attack with a cannon IG18 on Soviet position the Eastern Front in Aug 1943
Wehrmacht soldiers in Russia
Stalingrad returns to haunt Russia as siege city where Red Army overcame the Nazis gets its name back - but just for a day
Stalingrad: The World War II battle was one of the bloodiest in history, with a combined death toll of close to two million people
British dead awaiting burial on the Somme by what looks to be a German burial party
Messerschmitt Bf 109 in Stalingrad
The Battle for Normandy: A British 4.5 inch gun being primed ready for firing by men of 211 Battery, 64th Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery near Tilly-sur-Seulles, during the holding operation before the push to Caen.
Het leven in de loopgraven was zwaar. De soldaten stonden tot aan hun enkels in de modder en er was weinig eten. Er liepen ook overal ratten.
Red Army.( armed with PPSh submachine guns and Mosin-Nagant bolt action rifles))
When I go to the Boston Marathon now, I have wet shoulders....women fall into my arms crying. They're weeping for joy, because running has changed their lives. They feel they can do anything. ~ Katherine Switzer
World War II. Russian T-34 tanks before the Battle of Kursk in 1943. The victory in the battle gave the Soviet Red Army the strategic initiative for the rest of the war. More
Wojtek - the bear that went to war
Man of 9th Infantry US 2nd Infantry Division firing a M18A1 recoilless gun Korea 5 September 1951.