While in the US, women were working at factories while men were fighting in WWII, Russian women fought with their male counterparts as equal soldiers. Both had their roles to play, and show that war affects entire societies, not just the soldiers.
Soviet soldiers advance through the snow-covered ruins during the Battle of Stalingrad. The Axis offensive to capture Stalingrad began on 23 August 1942 and would culminate in one of the bloodiest and.
Female medical orderly, Guards Cavalry Corps, The Red Army included substantial numbers of female soldiers in both combat and logistics roles. In the military medical field, many women occupied senior billets that had no Western parallel save nursing.