Amazing Historical Photos of the Great Patriotic War

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The Great Patriotic War is a term used in Russia and some other former republics of the Soviet Union to describe the conflict fought during the period from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945 along the many fronts of the Eastern Front of World War II, primarily between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany.

The Great Patriotic War
For some legal purposes, this period may be extended to 11 May 1945 to include the end of the Prague Offensive.
The end of the Great Patriotic War is commemorated on the 9th of May. Here below is a set of amazing historical photos of the Great Patriotic War from 1941 to 1945.
The first day of the war. Moscow, June 22, 1941. October 25 Street, 12.00. Citizens listen to Vyacheslav Molotov about the beginning of the war

Ashes of the houses burnt by Germans, November 1941

Children hide from bombing, somewhere in the southwest of the USSR, June 22, 1941

During the air raid. Muscovites at one of the metro stations, 1941

Marines, the Subarctic, 1941

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