World War 2

Russian team members demonstrate belongings of WWII Soviet Union soldiers on the Huoshao Mountain in Muling City, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, May 12, 2015. A one-month-long China-Russia search began Tuesday to locate the remains of Soviet Union soldiers who died in China fighting Japanese invaders in 1945. A 17-member Russian team, along with a group of Chinese archaeologists, are involved in the dig. (Xinhua/Wang Kai)

China & Russia searching for Remains of Soviet WWII Soldiers

China and Russia will begin a search for the remains of Soviet servicemen who died in battles in northeast China in 1945, the local foreign affairs authority announced Monday. The search will focus on Huoshao Mountain in the Heliongjiang city of Mudanjiang, where 413 soldiers from the Soviet Union died fighting Japanese troops in August 1945, …

China & Russia searching for Remains of Soviet WWII Soldiers Read More »

Unseen Horror Pictures of Bergen-Belsen after Liberation

Unseen Horror Pictures of Bergen-Belsen after Liberation

Bergen-Belsen (or Belsen) was a concentration camp in what is today Lower Saxony in northern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle. Originally established as a prisoner of war camp, in 1943, parts of it became a concentration camp. Initially, this was an “exchange camp”, where Jewish hostages were held with the intention …

Unseen Horror Pictures of Bergen-Belsen after Liberation Read More »

Colorized WWII Photos make Allied Troops come to life

The following featured photographs, colorized by Allan White, Benjamin Thomas, Doug Banks, Jared Enos, Johhny Sirlande, Tom Thounaojam, Olga Shirnina, Paul Reynolds and Royston Leonard, capture in vivid detail the Allied Troops on the battlefields of World War II. Their photos are also featured among the hundreds of colored photos on the WW1 Colourised Photos and WW2 Colourised Photos Editor’s …

Colorized WWII Photos make Allied Troops come to life Read More »

WWII Now & Then – Dijon, France 70 years later

Past summer, Pierre Mazille found a collection of photographs from World War 2 of his hometown Dijon, France. As a photo project, he decided to reshoot the pictures to show what the places look like today, 70 years later. Argunners was given permission by Pierre Mazille to publish his Now & Then pictures. Let this …

WWII Now & Then – Dijon, France 70 years later Read More »

German Sniper in World War II

German Snipers & Sharpshooters in 14 Photographs in WWII

Photographical journey through the German snipers and sharpshooters of World War II. Most German snipers were armed with the Karabiner 98 and later Gewehr 43 rifles, but there were often not enough of these weapons available, and as such some were armed with captured scoped Mosin–Nagant 1891/30, SVT or Czech Mauser rifles. According to various sources the German …

German Snipers & Sharpshooters in 14 Photographs in WWII Read More »