Double Victory: Minorities and Women During World War II
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German soldier hurls grenade in Russia



An invading German soldier, part of Operation BARBAROSSA, hurls a hand grenade while his comrade aims his rifle at adversaries in Russia, 1941. The fighting between Germans and Soviets on the Eastern Front was often harrowing, degenerating at times into a war of attrition.

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