German soldiers captured in the Battle of Velikie Luki

German soldiers

German soldiers from the Nazi Wehrmacht, captured by the Red Army in the Battle of Velikie Luki.

During the Velikoluksky offensive operation on November 24, 1942 – January 21, 1943, around the town of Velikie Luki, a group of German troops was surrounded and after stubborn fighting by January 16, 1943, the 7,000th German garrison was destroyed and the city was liberated by the Red Army.

Source: Estonian Historical Museum (EAM) / F4063.

Location: Velikie Luki, Pskov Region, USSR
Photo date: December 1942

In : 1942

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