Russian World War II heroes now in color...




 
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May 17th, 2016  
MontyB
 
 

Topic: Russian World War II heroes now in color...


Colourised photos of Russian WW2 personnel.

World War II heroes now in color Russian artist Olga Shirnina (also known as 'klimbim') colors archive images of Soviet heroes.
By Ksenia Isaeva, RBTH

Archive image / Colored by Klimbim
Pilots of the 102nd Guards Fighter Regiment. Left to right: Junior Lieutenant Zhileostov, Junior Lieutenant Anatoliy Ivanov (deceased), Senior Lieutenant Nikolai Alexandrov (deceased), Dmitryi Shpigu (deceased), N. Kritsyn, Vladimir Gorbachev.

Archive image / Colored by Klimbim
Roza Shanina (1924 – 1945), a Soviet sniper during World War II.

Archive image / Colored by Klimbim
Maria Dolina (1922–2010) was a Soviet pilot and acting squadron commander of the 125th “Marina M. Raskova” Borisov Guards Dive Bomber Regiment. She performed 72 sorties in a Pe-2 aircraft, dropping 45,000 kg bombs. In six aerial combats Maria’s crew shot down 3 enemy fighters. On August 18, 1945, Dolina was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.

Archive image / Colored by Klimbim
Soviet female fighter pilots in Crimea, 1944.

Archive image / Colored by Klimbim
Female captain in the Soviet army medical service, 1945.

Archive image / Colored by Klimbim
Anti-tank artilleryman.

Archive image / Colored by Klimbim
Anti-tank artillery crew members.

Yakov Rumkin / Colored by Klimbim
Red Army fighter Katerina Spivak controls traffic on the roads of Berlin, 1945.

Petr Berstein / Colored by Klimbim
Semyon Nomokonov (1900 – 1973) having a rest with comrades, 1942. Semyon was a famous soviet sniper during World War II, credited with as many as 367 kills.

Archive image / Colored by Klimbim
Tank driver Mikhail Smirnov after a battle. He ended the war with 3 medals and 4 orders of merit.

Archive image / Colored by Klimbim
Traffic controllers on the Volkhov Front, 1943.

Archive image / Colored by Klimbim
Maria Dolina (1922 – 2010) flew 72 bombing missions against enemy ammunition depots, strongpoints, tanks, artillery batteries, and rail and water transport in support of Soviet ground troops. On August 18, 1945, Dolina was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.



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