German soldier on the armor of the Soviet KV-2 tank abandoned near the city of Novorozhev

armor of the Soviet KV-2 tank

A German soldier from the Nazi Wehrmacht poses on the captured Soviet KV-2 heavy tank No. B-4728, manufactured in May and June 1941 from the 42nd Panzer Division of the 21st Mechanized Corps of the North-Western Front of the Red Army, abandoned by the city of Novorozhev. KV-2 heavy tank during an attack on July 16, 1941 fell into an anti-tank ditch and got stuck, after which it was abandoned by its crew.
German Blitzkrieg in the East, Operation Barbarossa.

KV-2 photo information source:

Location: Novorozhev, Pskov region, USSR
Photo Time: July 1941

In : 1941

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