Krasnodar Territory, Soviet Union. Defenders of the foothold of Malaya Zemlya near Novorossiysk are ready to repulse an enemy offensive in a military operation of the Soviet Navy to liberate the city from the German forces in the Second World War. I. Kushnirenko/TASS - pin by Paolo Marzioli
MANCHURIA: RED ARMY, 1945. A Soviet marine waving the ensign of the Soviet navy as Soviet airplanes fly overhead after the victory over the Japanese occupation troops in Port Arthur, South Manchuria. Picture taken August 1945 by Yevgeni Khaldei.