Photo was made in the village of Strugi Krasnye of the Pskov region and published in the newspaper “The Northern Word” in 1943. The newspaper “The Northern Word” which was published in Narva to the occupied territories of the North-West of the USSR. Photo caption was: “Kostya Slonov, the young translator, is a great help to the population during the negotiations with the German authorities.”
The newspaper “The Northern Word” ceased to exist with the arrival of Soviet troops.
On the future of Kostya Slonov is unknown.
Photography Location: Strugi Krasnye, Pskov region
Time taken: 1943