Category Archives: WWII

Russia and Kaliningrad/Konigsberg

WWII: Soviet Air Force

Article: Germany – Burying WWII Dead in Russia (Eastern Front)

The link below is to an article reporting on the effort of Germany to bury its WWII dead on the Eastern Front in Russia.

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Article: ‘German’ Tank Recovered from Lake

The following article reports on the recovery of a German WWII Tank from a lake in Estonia. The tank was actually a Soviet-built T34/76A tank that had been captured and used by the Germans near Johvi, Estonia. The article has some amazing photos of the recovered tank.

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Today in History: 27 January 1944

WWII Siege of Leningrad by Germany Ends

On this day in 1944, the siege of Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) by German Army Group North in World War II, was brought to an end by Soviet forces. The siege had lasted for 872 days. There were heavy losses on both sides during the siege.

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