Category: victory day

Pierogi from Victory Day’s fair 😊What would you…

Pierogi from Victory Day’s fair 😊

What would you choose?

Here’s my friend Olya. She’s wearing a WWII outfit…

Here’s my friend Olya. She’s wearing a WWII outfit and she was in one of the historical trucks in the parade. I think I want to do that too next year. I’m coming to terms with the idea of wearing war uniform (but it still terrifies me.)

Something that I can upload is last night’s fireworks. What a…

Something that I can upload is last night’s fireworks. What a spectacular show it was!

Photos from yesterday’s Victory Parade in Sarov, Russia….

Photos from yesterday’s Victory Parade in Sarov, Russia. Photographer Darya Latysheva.

Victory Day in provincial Russia

I went to the Victory Day parade this morning. It’s not huge, but it has a very historic feel to it with the old cars and trucks and people dressed up in WWII clothes, and there was even a 1940s plane up in the sky!

And then there was the Immortal Regimen where people march holding photos of their grandfathers and grandmothers who were in the war. There were so many people! Easily half the city was there. My grandfather was there, too.

Happy Victory Day!

May 9 – Victory Day“Celebration with eyes full of tears” as the…

May 9 – Victory Day

“Celebration with eyes full of tears” as the song goes.

Victory Day in Moscow (1970)

Victory Day in Moscow (1970)

Soviet wartime songs from the 1940s. TV program aired in 1975.

Soviet wartime songs from the 1940s. TV program aired in 1975.

igorusha:1965 XX лет победы. 1965 год.

igorusha:

1965

XX лет победы. 1965 год.

Soviet soldiers return home. May-June 1945.

Soviet soldiers return home. May-June 1945.