Russian Airborne

98th Guards Airborne Division First exercises in 2019 for paratroopers from Kostroma and Ivanovo, January 16, 2019. Although not formerly identified, this would indicate that the paratroopers are from the 98th Guards Airborne Division, which has regiments in both Kostromo and Ivanovo. According to unverified supporting information, paratroopers from the 98th Airborne Division were loaded […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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Russian Special Forces

Day of the Special Operations Forces The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation released a series of photographs for Day of the Special Operation Forces, 27 February 2016. Pictured here are four special forces soldiers silhouetted against a background showing two helicopters, probably Mil Mi-24 gunships. In February 2015, President of Russia Vladimir Putin […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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D-Day+1: Aftermath

US Soldiers do Laundry in German Bunker Entitled “Allied Soldiers Do Laundry in Captured German Pillbox”, this photograph shows US Army soldiers (unit unidentified) in a captured German gun emplacement on the Atlantic Wall, with one of them hanging up his washing to dry. With nearly 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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D-Day: Gold Beach

50th Northumberland Take King and Jig Gold (generally referred to as Gold Beach) was the codename for one of the five areas of the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France in the Normandy Landings, 6 June 1944. At the centre of the five beaches, Gold was located between Port-en-Bessin on the west and La Rivière on […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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D-Day: Juno Beach

3rd Canadian Infantry Division Land in Normandy Canadian infantrymen on Juno Beach, France, 6 June 1944. The beach spanned from Courseulles, a village just east of the British beach Gold, to Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, and just west of the British beach Sword. Taking Juno was the responsibility of the Canadian Army, with sea transport, mine sweeping, and […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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