Colonel general Gleb Vladímirovich Baklánov (Russian: Глеб Владимирович Бакланов; 1 August 1910 – 16 January 1976) was a Soviet Army officer who was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union for battle at Dresden in the course of World War II. He was the brother of Russian actress Olga Baclanova. Continue reading
Yavorska Yulia – nurse, who brought 56 wounded from the battlefield in battles for Stalingrad
Яворская Юлия – санитарка, вынесшая 56 раненых с поля боя в боях за Сталинград Continue reading
Солдаты 6-й армии вермахта в пригороде Сталинграда, конец сентября 1942 г.
German troops of the 6th Army move into the suburbs of Stalingrad, late Sept 1942 Continue reading
Mikhail Vasiliyevich Alekseyev (Russian: Михаил Васильевич Алексеев) (3 November 1857 – 25 September 1918) was an Imperial Russian Army general during World War I and the Russian Civil War. Between 1915 and 1917 he served as Tsar Nicholas II’s Chief of Staff of the Stavka, and after the February Revolution, was its commander-in-chief under the Russian Provisional Government from March to May 1917. He later played a principal role in founding the Volunteer Army in the Russian Civil War and died in 1918 of heart failure while fighting the Bolsheviks in the Volga region.