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Tsar Nicholas II, on horseback holding an icon, during prayers before a battle at the front on the Eastern Front. As the last Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II ruled the country from 1894 until his abdication in 1917. Unable or unwilling to leave the country, he and his family were murdered at the hands of the Bolsheviks on the cusp of the 1918 Revolution.


Soldiers and tanks T-34-85 12th Guards Tank Corps in Berlin [2]


Medics like this woman were common in the Red Army during the war, and many were highly decorated for saving men at great personal risk. However, many photos like this were staged, but in this one she looks more tired than 'patriotic,' so I guess it might be a genuine shot.