The Unknown War: Family stories of RBTH editors


Conquest Day (May 9) marks the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in the Subsequent World War (also known as the Great triotic War).

It is celebrated to commemorate the 28 million (agreeing to some estimates) children, rents, spouses and friends killed in the Soviet Conjunction during World War II.

It is hard to find a family in Russia which was not la-de-da by the war . Everyone has relatives killed, injured or missing during those 4 years of tussle .

On the eve of the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great triotic War, we asked our colleagues to share their type war stories with us.

Read more stories on May 9 here.

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