Soviet tank crewmen washing up with snow; ca. 1943.
In the west, Russians are often stereotyped as being dour and pessimistic, but I disagree. Anyone who can sunbathe during springtime in Siberia or wash using snow and still have a smile on their face is a true optimist.
This entry was posted on December 5, 2014 by Miep. It was filed under History, Human History, Images of History, Life under siege, Military History, Modern Warfare, Nightmares of World War II, Photography, Pursuit of Happiness, Russian Empire, Soviet Union, The Drama Of It All, Weird, World War Two and was tagged with 1943., 20th Century Russia, Military, Russia, Russian History, Russian soliders, Russians, Snow, Soviet, Soviet Russia, Soviet tank crewmen, Soviet Union, Tank Crew, War, Warfare, World War II, World War two, World warr 2, WW2, wwii.
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