Soviet War Paintings

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  1. michaelmaltby

    michaelmaltby Well-Known Member

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    It's The Great Patriot War for a reason. This website is worth a serious visit:

    Soviet War Paintings

    2 Examples:

    Yalta (note the body language) and Stalingrad Xmas
     

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    Nice find!

    They remind me of some of the pictures I saw in their "Great Patriotic War" museum when I visited Moscow.
     
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    Looks more powerful than photographs.
     
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    Good find Mike. Some evocative work there.
     
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    Great work and find!
     
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    Some very powerful....
     
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    Great find Mike! I particularly like this one -
     

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    Nice! some impressive works...
     
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    #10 michaelmaltby, Jan 5, 2014
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    This collection of photos, paintings and narrative document the first summer and winter of Barbarossa (June - January) from the standpoint of German Mountain Troops driving through the Ukraine. The narrative is propaganda ..... but ... German, not Nazi, propaganda (except the very ending). Germans have had a long history as colonists in the Ukraine and other regions ..... and these troops are witnessing the aftermath of Stalin's Red Machine in the Ukraine. Terrific insight:

    Gebirgsj├Ąger in Ukraine, 1941-42

    MM
     
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    Those photos are great.
     
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