World War II

It was a dreadful war. It is considered to be the deadliest war in the history of humankind. Heroic deeds and tragic events entwined together. Nowadays we must make sure that there will be no war!

Stalingrad
Being the bloodiest battle in history, the Battle of Stalingrad became a turning point in World War II...
World War II Poll (results)
The poll results truly shocked me...
Russian Front. How it Happened
This is a story about a unique project that was prepared by a team of individuals especially for the 60th anniversary of the Great Victory in the Second World W...
“Lifeline Route” – Every Trip Could Be the Last (the Siege of Leningrad)
Delivering the goods to the besieged city could only be done by planes and by water –by Lake Ladoga under fire. The same way people were evacuated. In Novembe...
The Memory of the Russian Soldiers is Immortalized in Hundreds of Monuments
Many monuments dedicated to the heroics of Russian soldiers are memorials to unknown soldiers. Only in Europe there are more than 4,000 such monuments. The larg...
Beginning of the Siege of Leningrad: the Fatal Mistake by Hitler
Hitler triumphantly announced the beginning of the siege on September 8. But his generals, who led the Wehrmacht forces near Leningrad, were in a bad moodin the...
How Could Nazi Germany ModernizeIts Military Industry So Quickly?
It is a good question how Germany before the Second World War in only a few years was able to restore and update its military industry, despite the defeat in Wo...
Why Germany Traded with the Soviet Union before the Attack?
Before the World War IIin 1941, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union were trading a lot. But why were these “potential enemies” doing so? Writer and historian ...

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