Volgograd formerly Tsaritsyn , 1589–1925, and Stalingrad, 1925–1961, is an important industrial city and the administrative centre of Volgograd Oblast, Russia. It lies on the western bank of the Volga River. The Battle of Stalingrad in World War II was one of the largest and bloodiest battles in the history of warfare. Known as the […]
In 1945, with the surrender of the Empire of Japan in September 1945 that ended World War II, Korea was liberated from the Japanese occupation exercised since 1910. However, the peninsula was divided in two parts: the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North […]
These amazing colorized photos by Olga seem just like benign, everyday depictions of pretty Russian women. Until you learn that behind the beautiful smiles are lethal killing machines that helped to win WWII. Battle of Staligrad
These amazing colorized photos of the Battle of Stalingrad by Olga. There is something seeing them this way that brings out the true horrors of war. The Battle of Stalingrad (23 August 1942 – 2 February 1943) was the most major confrontation of World War II in which Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in Southern Russia. Marked […]
These rare color photos of women at work during World War 2 are not only fascinating but provide a glimpse into the variety of work that women were very capable of performing.
These vintage pictures of protesters show individuals voicing their objections to a variety of issues that included woman’s suffrage, political imprisonments, World War II, food for the poor, employment and Native land issues.