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Partisans of Stalingrad - Lomakin Pimen Andreevich

Partisans of Stalingrad - Lomakin Pimen Andreevich

Lomakin Pimen Andreevich, born in 1882, education - primary, a poor Cossack, a native of Krylov's farm (the former Ataman stanitsa of the Salsk region) now Zavetinsky district of the Rostov region. In 1902 he was called up for active military service. After military service, he was engaged in housekeeping and worked for hire.
Partisans of Stalingrad

Partisans of Stalingrad

"On the night of the second to third of August 1942, the motorized infantry and tanks of the Goth army broke into Kotelnikovo, suppressing the resistance of not numerous Red Army soldiers, the invaders began to establish their own order, changed signboards and renamed streets, took away things and food from the people.
Wintergewitter

Wintergewitter

From the report of AM Vasilevsky to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of December 18, 1942.
Aviation Stalingrad

Aviation Stalingrad

 "It is very, very difficult to properly assess the state of the enemy aviation grouping (this is especially true for the Luftwaffe.) The fact is that the air forces of the German Air Force were very often used as" fire brigades ". in a matter of days, if not the clock, operational direction to another. Therefore, the data that is relevant yesterday, today could no longer correspond to the current situation.
Soviet helmet SSH-40

Soviet helmet SSH-40

Soviet helmet SSH-40, in which the red army soldiers fought in the Second World War, is the basic helmet of the Russian army. This helmet was tested Semyon Budyonny (Soviet military leader, one of the first marshals of the Soviet Union, three times Hero of the Soviet Union, holder of the George cross at all levels). He was hit in the helmet with his sword, then shot at him from a revolver. The helmet passed the tests. "Well done. Good job!"- said the marshal.
Adolf Hitler about the Slavs

Adolf Hitler about the Slavs

History is cyclical. Need to know history to avoid the mistakes of the past! Do not forget the words of the great orator and political leader Adolf Hitler about Slavic peoples, which he was never able to conquer:
Compass "Armbandkompass mod.1939" ("AK-39")

Compass "Armbandkompass mod.1939" ("AK-39")

Massive wrist compass "Armbandkompass mod.1939" ("AK-39"), part of the standard equipment of the pilots of the Luftwaffe.
What you need in the war? That would carry German soldiers?

What you need in the war? That would carry German soldiers?

During the second world war, German soldiers wore woolen jackets(M36, M40 or M43) that had 4 external pockets: 2 chest and 2 at the bottom of the jacket. (Note: In late 1944, was designed the short model jacket, which is usually called M44.
American weekly The Time about the victory at Stalingrad

American weekly The Time about the victory at Stalingrad

On December 14, 1942, the American weekly The Time wrote about the transfer of Soviet troops to the counteroffensive at Stalingrad:
Spanish División Azul or 250 Infanterie-Division helmet

Spanish División Azul or 250 Infanterie-Division helmet

Helmet was found on the ground fighting the spring of 1942, when the Spanish division in the composition of German army blocked the 2-nd Soviet army near village Myasnoy Bor.
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