Saturday, 13 August 2011

Trophies of Great Battles - Colour Video of the Gorky Park Exhibition, Moscow 1943

On 22nd June 1943, exactly two years after the launch of Unternehmen Barbarossa
(Operation Barbarossa), an outdoor exhibition of captured war material was opened in
Gorky Park in Moscow. The exhibition consisted of large numbers of tanks, artillery,
aircraft and weapons captured by the Red Army. The below video shows many of these pieces in glorious colour, being visited by civilians and soldiers of the Red Army.