Collective snapshot of active soldiers-saboteurs from the 88th Fighter Battalion of the NKVD of the city of Moscow and the Moscow Region – special schools of demolitions of the NKVD of the city of Moscow and the Moscow Region
In the fall of 1943, all the saboteurs were transferred to the Special Forces of the NKVD Troops Directorate for the Protection of the Western Front, and on March 6, 1944, most of them joined the ranks of the secret officers of the Intelligence Division of the Western Headquarters (from April 24, 1944 – the 3rd Belorussian).
In the background is the palace complex in the village of Bykovo, Moscow Region.
Location: Moscow region, USSR
Date: August 21, 1943