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Women, children and elderly men photographed gouging huge tank traps out of the earth to halt what at the time appeared to be the inevitable advance of German Panzer divisions onto the Soviet capital, Moscow, in early 1942.

Women, children and elderly men photographed gouging huge tank traps out of the earth to halt what at the time appeared to be the inevitable advance of German Panzer divisions onto the Soviet capital, Moscow, in early 1942.

/ September 29, 2011 / 39

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German soldiers photographed with an oversized portrait of USSR premier Joseph Stalin while one of them is holding a puppy. Stalin, puppies and soldiers of the Third Reich this is the perfect photo, yes?

German soldiers photographed with an oversized portrait of USSR premier Joseph Stalin while one of them is holding a puppy. Stalin, puppies and soldiers of the Third Reich this is the perfect photo, yes?

/ September 29, 2011 / 145

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Three Soviet partisans somewhere on the Eastern front

Three Soviet partisans somewhere on the Eastern front

/ September 28, 2011 / 58

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Soldiers of the Red Army photographed in mid-charge

Soldiers of the Red Army photographed in mid-charge

/ September 28, 2011 / 149

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American and German medical personnel care for both nations’ wounded paratroopers in the Hospice (505th Regtl Aid Sta #2) situated in the center of Sainte-Mère-Église.

American and German medical personnel care for both nations’ wounded paratroopers in the Hospice (505th Regtl Aid Sta #2) situated in the center of Sainte-Mère-Église.

/ September 28, 2011 / 60

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US soldiers with local children during the liberation of a village somewhere in France

US soldiers with local children during the liberation of a village somewhere in France

/ September 28, 2011 / 86

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 Jewish resistance fighters being held by German SS soldiers in April/May 1943 during the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto after the failed ghetto uprising.

 Jewish resistance fighters being held by German SS soldiers in April/May 1943 during the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto after the failed ghetto uprising.

/ September 28, 2011 / 171

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This is Private Joe Demler of the US Army, he was a guest of the Third Reich for barely 3 months before being liberated in April 1945. Dressed in his pajamas with his sleeves and pant legs rolled up he was photographed looking more like a skeleton wearing skin than a human being.

This is Private Joe Demler of the US Army, he was a guest of the Third Reich for barely 3 months before being liberated in April 1945. Dressed in his pajamas with his sleeves and pant legs rolled up he was photographed looking more like a skeleton wearing skin than a human being.

/ September 27, 2011 / 744

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