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The Unseen Red Army, part one

The images below are from a small treasure trove of photos I recently obtained from a seller in Lithuania. They offer candid and hitherto unpublished glimpses into the lives of Red Army soldiers from the time of the Great Patriotic … Continue reading

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The Red Army in Vienna

A friend who recently traveled to Vienna, Austria sent me some photos he took of the city’s monuments to the Red Army. The main monument (depicted in the bottom two photos) is the Heldendenkmal der Roten Armee, which serves as a … Continue reading

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Ephemera as art and history

Here’s a recent acquisition for my collection of interesting ephemera. I scored it from an online seller and although I didn’t know much about it when I purchased the item, I have learned a bit through some research. On the … Continue reading

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