23 Rare Photos of Russians Fighting during World War II

This was the Eastern Front in pictures. Soviet photographers took these harrowing images capturing the bloody horrors of World War II. A Russian anti-tank gun crew advances towards the German positions under cover of a smoke...

 

10 Famous Art Masterpieces Lost in Second World War That Still Remain Missing

Amid all the chaos during World War II, art thieves and looters were taking advantage of the chaotic situation. Notable historians even claimed that Adolf Hitler encouraged the looting himself as he had a dream to build an...

 

What World War II Soldiers’ Battle Gear Look Like

In 1775, soldiers wore hunting shirts to distinguish themselves from the British at the Siege of Boston. When World War II began in Europe in 1939, the uniforms worn by the soldiers were, in many cases, not much different...

 

The Deadly Soviet Women Snipers Who Terrorized the Nazis

Sniper Lyuba Makarova on the Kalinin front (1943) IMAGE: OZERKSY/AFP/GETTY IMAGES When the Nazis invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941, Soviet men and women sprang to join the army to defend their country. Most women enlisted...

 

Inside the Dreaded World War I German Submarine (U-Boat)

During the First World War, Germany deployed a fleet of 351 unterseeboote, or simply known as U-boats, to terrorize and sink Allied ships. Although the U-boats didn’t have much success against nimble British warships,...

 

Japanese acoustic enemy locators known as “War Tubas”

Aerial warfare became increasingly important during World War I. Zeppelin airships conducted bombing raids on England. Aircraft were employed as bombers by both sides. If only the approach of an enemy aircraft was detected...

 
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