World War II – Black Sea Fleet – Destroyer “Svobodniy” in Sevastopol is on fire

Black Sea Fleet

World War 2 photo – The destroyer of the project 7U “Svobodniy” from the Black Sea Fleet in the South Bay of Sevastopol near the “refrigerator” building fires at enemy positions from the 132nd and 22nd Infantry Divisions of the 54th Army Corps.
At the time of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, the destroyer Svobodny had not yet completed the mooring trials and in August 1941 moved to Sevastopol for completion. January 8, 1942 joined the Black Sea Fleet of the Soviet Union.
The destroyer “Svobodniy” was sunk on June 10, 1942 by German bombers during the siege of Sevastopol.

 

 

Location: Sevastopol, Russia
Date of the photo: April 1942

In : 1942

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