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German sources described the gloomy looking officer at the right as a captured Russian colonel who is being interrogated by Nazi officers on October 24, 1941.

Photo Credit: Deutsches Bundesarchiv / AP Photo / Text: Ian Carter

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Two Russian soldiers, now prisoners of war, inspect a giant statue of Lenin, somewhere in Russia, torn from its pedestal and smashed by the Germans in their advance, on August 9, 1941. Note the rope round the neck of the statue, left there in symbolic fashion by the Germans.

Photo Credit: Deutsches Bundesarchiv / AP Photo / Text: Ian Carter

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German infantrymen force their way into a snipers hide-out, where Russians had been firing upon advancing German troops, on September 1, 1941.

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German mechanized troops rest at Stariza, Russia on November 21, 1941, only just evacuated by the Russians, before continuing the fight for Kiev. The gutted buildings in the background testify to the thoroughness of the Russians

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An column of Russian prisoners of war taken during recent fighting in Ukraine, on their way to a Nazi prison camp on September 3, 1941.

Photo Credit: Deutsches Bundesarchiv / AP Photo / Text: Ian Carter

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Russian prisoners of war, taken by the Germans on July 7, 1941.

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German troops make a hasty advance through a blazing Leningrad suburb, in Russia on November 24, 1941.

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Finnish soldiers storm a soviet bunker on August 10, 1941. One of the Soviet bunker’s crew surrenders, left.

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German Army Commander Colonel General Ernst Busch inspects an anti-aircraft gun position, somewhere in Germany, on Sept. 3, 1941.

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A flood of Russian armored cars move toward the front, on October 19, 1941.

Photo Credit: Deutsches Bundesarchiv / AP Photo / Text: Ian Carter