Retro photos taken by Soviet war correspondents during the Russo-Japanese war.
War of the USSR and Japan in 1945, became the last major campaign of world war II, lasted less than a month – from August 9 to September 2, 1945, but this month was key in the history of the Far East and entire Asia-Pacific region, completing, and Vice versa, initiating a variety of historical processes lasting tens of years.
1. The movement of Soviet infantry
The movement of the Soviet infantry on the steppes of Manchuria. Transbaikal front, 1945.
2. Soviet troops
Soviet troops occupy a town northeast of Pyongyang in August 1945.
3. The crew before departure
The crew of commander M. Khazova before departure at the airport. 2nd far Eastern front, 1945.
4. Female calculation
Women’s calculation of the “listener”. Manchuria, 1945.
5. Soviet ships
Soviet ships pass district of the lesser Khingan. The Amur flotilla, 1945.
Monitor of the Amur flotilla disembarks troops in 1945.
7. Offensive infantry under the cover of tanks
Infantry under cover of tanks in the offensive. Manchuria, August 1945.
8. Firing position
View of the firing positions of Soviet troops. Manchuria, August 1945.
9. The advance of Soviet troops
The fighters are part of major Nikitin is the new frontier. Far East, 8 September 1945.
10. The Soviet offensive
The Soviet offensive in Manchuria in 1945.
11. Soviet motorcyclists
Soviet motorcyclists off the coast of the Pacific ocean, 18 September 1945.
12. The ships of the Navy of the USSR
Soviet conveyors under the escort of warships coming to shores of Japan, 19 September 1945.
13. The landing of the Soviet troops
The landing of the Soviet troops on the coast of Manchuria. 1945
14. Destroyed Japanese pillbox
Destroyed Japanese pillbox Hailar fortified region the Japanese. Transbaikalia, 1945.
15. Inspection of broken bunkers
The highest chain of command headed by Meretskov examines a broken Japanese pillboxes in the town of Hutou. Manchuria, November 1945.
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