PoW Horace Greasley defiantly confronts Heinrich Himmler during an inspection of the camp he was confined in. Greasley also escaped from the camp and snuck back in more than 200 times to meet in secret with a local German girl he had fallen in love with.
Sniper Sergeant Roza Georgiyevna Shanina poses with her rifle on April She scored 54 confirmed kills, including 12 of enemy snipers. She fell in action on January 1945 during operations in East Prussia.
Russian soldiers preparing for the Battle of Kursk, July 1943 Image credits: Shirak Karapetyan-Milshtein - photograph was created in for a photo competition. It is based on archive photos from the war in Russia in