Friday, 3 May 2013

Photos of World War II

1. Related Jews, guarded by the Lithuanian subsidiary protection. 1941.

2. Column of Jewish women and children under the escort of the Lithuanian "self-defense". Time taken: 1941 Location: Lithuania, USSR

3. Jewish residents of the city of Siauliai before sending it to the shooting near the station Kuzhyay.Time taken: July 1941 Location: Lithuania, USSR

4. The famous photo shooting of the last Jew in Vinnitsa, made by an officer of the German Einsatzgruppen, engaged in the execution of persons to be destroyed (in the first place - the Jews). Photo name was written on the reverse side. Vinnitsa was occupied by German troops July 19, 1941 Part of the Jews living in the city, has had time to evacuate. The remaining Jewish population was concluded in the ghetto. July 28, 1941 in the town of 146 Jews were shot. In August, executions resumed. September 22, 1941 the majority of prisoners Vinnytsia ghetto were destroyed (about 28,000 people).Were left alive artisans, workers and technicians whose work was needed German occupation authorities.

5. Sending Slovak Jews to the concentration camp Auschwitz. Time taken: March 1942 Location: station Poprad, Slovakia

6. The rabbis in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

7. Jewish rabbis in the Warsaw ghetto

8. The SS guard column captive Jews in the Warsaw ghetto. Liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto after the uprising. Photo from Jürgen Stroop Report to Heinrich Himmler in May 1943. German original title reads: "Forcibly ejected from the asylum." One of the most famous photographs of World War II.

9. Faye Schulman with the Soviet partisans in the forest. Faye Schulman was born into a large family of 28 November 1919 in Poland. August 14, 1942 the Germans killed 1,850 Jews from the ghetto of Lenin, including parents Fay, sister and younger brother. They spared only 26 people, including Faye. Faye later fled to the forests and joined the guerrilla group, consisting mainly of Soviet prisoners escaped. Prisoners -

10. The ranks of the Red Army prisoners of war. 1941 Promotional photo caption reads: "Among the captured Soviet soldier stands stands a woman - even she ceased to resist.This "woman-soldier," and at the same time the Soviet commissar, which made ​​the Soviet soldiers fiercely resist to the last bullet. "

11. German patrol is caught dressed Soviet soldiers. Kyiv, September 1941 Time taken: September 1941 Location: Kiev, Ukraine, Soviet Union

12. Soviet prisoners of war killed in the street of Kiev. One of them is dressed in a tunic and breeches, the other - in their underwear. Both barefoot, bare feet in the mud - went barefoot. In-depleted dead person. Eyewitnesses recall that when the prisoners were driven on the streets of Kiev, the guards shot anyone who could not walk. Picture taken 10 days after the fall of Kiev German war photographer Johannes Hele, who served in the 637th company of propaganda, part of the 6th German Army captured the capital of Ukraine.

13. Soviet prisoners of war under the supervision of the SS covered with earth station Babi Yar, where lie the shot. Picture taken 10 days after the fall of Kiev German war photographer Johannes Hele, who served in the 637th company of propaganda, part of the 6th German Army captured the capital of Ukraine. Babi Yar - the area in Kiev, has been notorious as a place of mass executions of civilians and prisoners of war by the German occupation forces. There have been shot 752 patient psychiatric Hospital. Ivan Pavlov, at least 40,000 Jews, about 100 sailors Dnieper squad Pinsk Flotilla, arrested partisans, political workers, members of the underground, the NKVD, 621 members of the OUN (fraction A. Miller), at least five gypsy encampments. According to various estimates, at Babi Yar in 1941-1943 were shot from 70 000 to 200 000. Poluprisypannye trees and bushes at the bottom indicate that the slopes of the ravine were blown up. Some of the prisoners in civilian clothes. This is probably the ones who had to change clothes, to escape from the prison, but was identified. Along the edges of the ravine are the SS-guards with rifles on his shoulder, with helmets on the belt.

14. Soviet soldiers taken prisoner by Viaz'ma. October 1941. Time taken: October 1941

15. The captured Soviet colonel. Barvenkovsky boiler. May 1942. In the area of Barvenkovo ​​Kharkiv region at the end of May 1942 were surrounded 6th and 57th Soviet Army. As a result of an unsuccessful attack killed and captured 170,000 soldiers and officers of the Red Army, including missing the commander of the 6th Army Lt. Gen. Gorodnyansky and the commander of the 57th Army, Lieutenant General K. Podlas. Time taken: May 1942

16. Captive soldier showing the Germans commissioners and communists.

17. Red Army prisoners of war in the camp.

18. Soviet prisoners of war. In the center of two wounded.

19. German guard gives my dogs to have fun with the "living toy".

20. Soviet workers in forced labor of a mining Boytene (Upper Silesia) during the break.Time taken: 1943 Location: Germany

21. Red Army prisoners to work in the winter.

22. The prisoner, Lieutenant-General AA Vlasov, the future head of the Russian Liberation Army, during questioning at the Colonel-General Lindemann after putting in a German prison. August 1942 Time taken: August 1942

23. Soviet prisoners of war with German officers in Germany. Clearance of unexploded bombs.

24. Soviet prisoners of war, after the complete liberation by American troops camp uchenwald, points to a former security guard brutally beat prisoners. Time taken: 04/14/1945

25. The doctor examines the U.S. Army forced the Soviet worker, a patient with tuberculosis. It was stolen for forced labor in Germany to the coal mines in the city of Dortmund. Time taken: 30.04.1945

26. Soviet child next to murdered mother. Concentration camp for civilians "Ozarichi." Belarus , a place Ozarichi Domanovichskogo district Polesskaya area. March 1944 Time taken: March 1944  Author: E. Podshivalov

27. Liberated children of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Time taken: January 1945 The Germans 

28. Captured German soldiers in Leningrad. Time taken: 1942 Location: Leningrad Author: Nicholas Chandogin

29. The French part of the SS and the Wehrmacht to General Leclerc of "Free France" French prisoners of war from the Wehrmacht and SS units to General Leclerc, commander of the 2nd Armored Division "Free France". The prisoners were held with dignity and even defiant. When General Leclerc called them traitors and said: "How do you, the French, could wear someone else's uniform?" One of them replied: "You yourself are wearing someone else's form - the American!" (The division was equipped by the Americans). They say it angered Leclerc, and he ordered the execution of prisoners.

30. German prisoners of war in the queue for the issuance of food. South of France. Time taken: September 1944  Location: France

31. German prisoners of war carried out by the Majdanek concentration camp. Before the prisoner lying on the ground remains of prisoners of the death camp, just seen the crematorium ovens. Outskirts of the Polish city of Lublin. Time taken: 1944 Location: Lublin, Poland

32. The return of German prisoners of war from the Soviet captivity. The Germans arrived at the border transit camp Friedland. Friedland. Time taken: 1955 Location: Friedland, Germany

33. Captive young German soldiers of the 12th SS Panzer Division "Hitler Youth" under the escort of military police 3rd U.S. Army. These guys were captured in December 1944 during the Allied operations in the Ardennes. Time taken: 07/01/1945

34. Fifteen German anti-aircraft gunner of Hitler - Hans-Georg Henke (Hans Georg Henke), who was captured by soldiers of the 9th U.S. Army in Giessen (Giessen), Germany. Time taken: 03/29/1945 Location: Giessen, Germany

35. Fourteen German teenagers, the soldiers of the Hitler Youth, taken captive parts of the 3rd U.S. Army in April 1945.Bershtadt (Berstadt), Province of Hesse, Germany. Time taken: April 1945 Location: Bershtadt, Germany

36. Adolf Hitler in the Reich Chancellery garden rewards young members of the Hitler Youth. This is one of the last photographs of Hitler. In the center, awarded the Iron Cross 2 nd class, young natives of Silesia: second right - 12-year-old Alfred Cech (Alfred Czech), third from the right - a 16-year-old Willie Huebner (Wilhelm Hubner), the latter is also known for photos with Dr. Goebbels in Laubane. Time taken: 23/03/1945

37. Adolf Hitler in the Reich Chancellery garden rewards young members of the Hitler Youth.

38. A boy from the Hitler Youth, armed with a grenade launcher "Panzerfaust". The so-called "last hope of the Third Reich."

39. Sergeant Francis Daggertt with a German soldier, the soldier of 15 years. Those in the German city of Crowns caught a dozen or so. Time taken: Crowns, Germany Location: 4/27/1945

40. A column of prisoners on the streets of Berlin. In the foreground is "the last hope of Germany," the boys of the Hitler Youth and the Volkssturm. Time taken: May 1945 Location: Berlin, Germany Our 

41. Soviet children brush their boots German soldiers. Bialystok, November 1942 Time taken: November 1942 Location: Bialystok, Belarus, USSR

42. 13-year-old scout-partisan Fyodor Moshchevaya. Author's abstract of the photo - "The boy found a German rifle", it's probably a standard Mauser 98K with a sawed-off rifle butt to the boy was easier to handle it. Time taken: October 1942

43. The commander of an infantry battalion, Major V.Romanenko (center) talks Yugoslav partisans and villagers Starcevo (in Belgrade) on the affairs of the young military intelligence officer - Corporal Viti Zhayvoronka. Back in 1941 near the city of Nikolaev, Victor went to the guerrilla army in 1943, volunteered for one of the Red Army stormed Dnipropetrovsk, for taking part in the fighting against the fascists on Yugoslav soil was awarded the Order of the Red Star. 2nd Ukrainian Front. Star. 2nd Ukrainian Front. Time taken: October 1944 Location: Starcevo, Yugoslavia Author: Anatoly Yegorov

44. Young guerrilla detachment of Peter Gurko "For the power of the Soviets." Pskov-Novgorod guerrilla zone. Time taken: 1942 Author: Michael Trahman

45. The commander of the guerrilla unit presents a medal "For Courage" young guerrilla-scout. Soldier armed with a 7.62mm rifle Mosin. Time taken: 1942 Author: Michael Trahman

46. The Soviet partisans teenager Nick Lubich of the partisan unit AF Fedorov from captured German 9mm submachine gun MP-38 in the winter forest. Nicholas Lubitsch survived the war and lived to an old age. Time taken: 1943 Author: Jacob Davidzon

47. Portrait of 15-year-old guerrilla reconnaissance Misha Petrov from the order of Stalin with captured German 9mm submachine gun MP-38. Fighter belted strap Wehrmacht soldier, with the boot - Soviet anti-personnel grenade RGD-33.Time taken: 1943 Location: Russia, the Soviet Union Mikhail Trahman

48. Son of the Regiment Volodya Tarnowski with comrades in Berlin. Time taken: May 1945 Location: Berlin, Germany

49. Son of the Regiment Volodya Tarnowski with comrades in Berlin Lt. (?) Nicholas Rubin, Senior Lieutenant Gregory Lobarchuk, Corporal Vladimir Tarnowski and starshyi Sergeant Nicholas Dementev.

50. Son of the Regiment Volodya Tarnowski put his autograph on a column Reichstag Son of the Regiment Volodya Tarnowski put his autograph on a column Reichstag. He wrote: "Seversky Donets - Berlin", and signed - for myself, the regimental commander and his brother-who supported him from the bottom: "Gunners Doroshenko, Tarnowski and Sumtsov."

51. Son of the Regiment. Author: Eugene Khaldey

52. Sergeant S. Vaynshenker and tech-sergeant and his son William Topps Regiment 169 Airbase Special Purpose. Unknown, age - 10 years, served as assistant equipment for armaments. Poltava airfield. Time taken: 1944 Location: Poltava, Ukraine, USSR  Source: Museum of the U.S. Air Force And this is all a detective story:

53. Hero of the Soviet Union Major James I. Antonov 25 of the IAP in German captivity, surrounded by German pilots who listen with interest his colleague. It is clear that the conversation is a professional. August 25, 1942 Antonov, performing a task to provide cover for ground attack a German airfield near Mozdok, was shot down. According to Soviet documents - was killed. In fact, the commander of a downed German 77th Fighter Squadron (JG 77), Major Gordon Gollob, Antonov bailed out, landed safely and was captured. The famous German ace Gunther Rall in his book "My log book" describes the capture of Antonov (for some reason, attributing the victory Gollob himself): "September 21, 1942 during the second flight I was lucky - about half past four I knocked MIG-3 very close to our airfield. His pilot was able to jump out with a parachute and escape. Non-commissioned officers of my Staffel immediately drove the car to the place of landing to grab it. 

Russian landed on one of the huge podsolnuhovyh fields, which in these places were set. He was quickly surrounded, but he managed to take only when he shot at all of our cartridges from his gun, fortunately without causing any harm. After he was treated Reza wound on his forehead, which he won by jumping out of a plane, he was taken to me. I just was at radiomashiny, listening to talks pilots. Russian fucking young, just like most of us - he was barely twenty. His straight blond hair with a high forehead, he threw back to make room for the two huge packs covering his cuts. The smart brown eyes equally reflected pride and disappointment. On his lips plays a small smile. His chest is decorated with three medals, of which I know only one - it's called the "Hero of the Soviet Union." So that's what they look like in reality - the representatives of the Mongolian steppe hordes, as is their propaganda, those subhuman, which is unacceptable humanely! Soldier in front of us, who immediately commands respect from anyone who himself is a warrior. I then thought sarcastically, that sometimes the enemy you can Rodney greater than with some people from your environment.

Captain Antonov afraid. The proposed cigarette he immediately put aside untouched, but when I lit one himself, he relaxed a bit. Our tea, cold and crisp, but poured from pure gasoline cans, gives him confidence, while I'm at his eyes did not drink the cup. We found one sergeant and interpreter and sat together, talking about our air combat, war going on. My opponent perfectly kept and full of dignity. He did not make the slightest attempt to curry favor or creep into the trust.According to him, one can understand that the Air Force politofitsery tell us about the same as in the Red Army. Propaganda breeds hatred, hatred gives birth to cruelty, savagery begets a new propaganda. Fucking vicious circle.

The Soviet pilot remains with us for a few days, so there's no way to send it. We have neither the desire nor the ability to keep it under lock and key. Under the responsibility of our Staffel, he gets allowances as any other pilot, and can move freely on the airfield [at the village] Soldiers without constant supervision. Under these conditions, he is not trying to escape, estimating that attitude on our part, in spite of all the regulations. His escape it will cause us trouble and understands it.Later, we will send it to the Ju-52, carrying the wounded to the hospital. And then he uses the opportunity. How - we do not know for sure. But Captain Antonov certainly not arrived at their destination. Rather, he took advantage of the German army coat of those transported on the Ju-52, so get lost and run. But the fact that Antonov had survived the war - I do know from official Russian sources. " Although Gunther Raal refers to some "official Russian sources," but on the postwar fate of Antonov is still not known. Time taken: 25.08.1942

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