World War II, in Russia – the Great Patriotic War (22 June 1941 – 9 May 1945). Russian ground-attack aircraft "Ilyushin II-2" in the sky over Berlin, Germany. 1945.

Ground attacking Tank buster during WW many improved Russian Sturmmovik Attacker were used during Korean War by N.

Soviet in Berlin 1945

Berlin May 1945 - Nazi anti aircraft piece lies useless near the German Parliament building

Soviet soldiers in Stalingrad battle 1942.

Caption Soviet troops making their way through the ruins of Stalingrad, Russia, 1 Nov 1942 Photographer Georgi Zelma

Known as "White Death" Finish Army Sniper, Simo Häyhä’s killing streak of 505 Soviet Invaders, in less than 100 days, came to an end when the sniper took an exploding bullet to the jaw. Häyhä subsequently fell into an 11-day coma and woke up March 13, 1940, on the very day the war ended.

White Death

Known as "White Death" Finish Army Sniper, Simo Häyhä’s killing streak of

Russian soldier with a bust of Hitler in his arms. 1945

soviet soldier carrying the head of a statue of hitler, berlin photograph by soviet war photographer yevgeny khaldei. Soviet soldier carrying the head of a statue of Hitler, Berlin Photograph by Soviet war photographer Yevgeny Khaldei.

Russian soldiers, May 1945

Red Army soldiers celebrating the surrender of Nazi Germany, May 1945

The Battle of Stalingrad was a major and decisive battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in southwestern Russia. The battle took place between 23 August 1942 to 2 February 1943 and was the largest battle on the Eastern Front, marked by brutality and disregard for military and civilian casualties

German StuG III assault gun in Stalingrad, Russia, Sep photo --Underpass between Station 1 and the bridge over the Tsaritsa.

World War II - Red Army soldier takes a pause in the fight, with just his thoughts.

A Soviet pilot feeding pigeons as he rests from the fighting.

A photo taken during the evacuation of kindergartens and nurseries in Stalingrad. 1942

Evacuation of kindergartens and nurseries from the city of Stalingrad. 1942 Place: Stalingrad by: Konov L.

Russian POWs herded and transported like cattle on a train to a labour camp in Germany. More than three million Russian POWs died in German captivity.

How the Germans treated Red Army prisoners of war (POW) during They were treated brutally and left to die in millions.