World War II: Gunners of the 144th Regiment of the 49th Guards Rifle Division

Gunners of the 144th Regiment

World War 2 photo: The command structure of the artillery of the 144th regiment of the 49th Guards Rifle Division.
Stand from left to right: the commander of a howitzer battery platoon; Monakhov – commander of the howitzer battery; Zhaglo – chief of the artillery regiment; -?
The commanders of batteries and platoons are sitting.
The photo is interesting because some of the officers and all the unit soldiers in the background are dressed in German helmets with red stars.
The photo was taken in Austria in the first days after the Victory.



Location: Austria
Photo date: 1945
Author: Anatoly Lambros



Source: archive of the 49th Guards Rifle Division

In : 1945

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