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Brest-Litovsk, Брест-Литовск, 1915

В 1909 году под руководством военного министра В.А.Сухомлинова был составлен новый план дислокации войск и стратегического развертывания армий на случай войны. Рубежи стратегического развертывания решено было перенести в глубь страны на линию модернизированных крепостей в том числе и к Брест-Литовской крепости. Среди ряда мероприятий предусматривалось усовершенствование Брест-Литовской крепости благодаря возведению второго кольца фортов на расстоянии 9 - 9,5 км от Цитадели.

В 1913 году было начато строительство второго кольца укреплений (в его проектировании, в частности, принимал участие Дмитрий Карбышев), которое должно было иметь в окружности 45 км, но до начала войны оно так и не было закончено.

С началом Первой мировой войны работы велись круглосуточно с привлечением мирного населения. Ежедневно количество рабочих по укладке бетона, арматуры и др. составляло 70 тыс. человек, также для подвоза в среднем были задействованы 8500 телег каждый день. К весне 1915 года крепостная позиция получила законченный вид, и крепость стала одной из наиболее подготовленных русских крепостей. Однако в последний момент было принято решение крепость не оборонять, а ценное имущество — вывезти. В ночь на 1 (13) августа 1915 в ходе общего отступления крепость была оставлена и частично взорвана русскими войсками.
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View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Results of Brest-Litovsk siege during WWI, 1915

Results of Brest-Litovsk siege during WWI, 1915

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Results of Brest-Litovsk siege during WWI, 1915

Results of Brest-Litovsk siege during WWI, 1915

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

Abandoned Russian Fortifications of Brest-Litovsk, 1915

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest-Litovsk train station

Brest-Litovsk train station

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Results of Brest-Litovsk siege during WWI, 1915

Results of Brest-Litovsk siege during WWI, 1915

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest-Litovsk train station

Brest-Litovsk train station

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest-Litovsk train station

Brest-Litovsk train station

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest-Litovsk train station

Brest-Litovsk train station

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest-Litovsk train station

Brest-Litovsk train station

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest-Litovsk train station

Brest-Litovsk train station

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest-Litovsk train station

Brest-Litovsk train station

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest-Litovsk train station

Brest-Litovsk train station

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Results of Brest-Litovsk siege during WWI, 1915

Results of Brest-Litovsk siege during WWI, 1915

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

Ruins in Brest-Litovsk during WWI after Russian retreat

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

View of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Brest Litovsk during WWI

Brest Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

Streets of Brest-Litovsk during WWI

On August 4th, 2015, Warsaw, the capital of Russian Poland, surrendered to Germans without a fight. Fortresses at Kovno and Brest-Litovsk, among several others, capitulated. By September 18th when the fortress ... more

Romanov Empire - Империя Романовых

The Romanov Empire remarkable media collections together with its educational activities make it one of the best educational resources, a gateway to historical Russia. We are working hard to provide easy access to public domain media for everyone, to engage public and to encourage interest in the pre-revolutionary history of Russia.

Цель ресурса "Империя Романовых" - создание общего архива фото- и видеоматериалов о дореволюционной России, чтобы сохранившиеся фотографии, кинохроники и документы стали легкодоступными для всех. Наш архив состоит по большей части из объектов исторического наследия, находящихся в общественном достоянии. Мы постоянно находим новые материалы и организуем собранное в тематические коллекции. Надеемся, что наш сайт станет популярным ресурсом, вовлекая в нашу общую работу всё больше и больше заинтересованных людей.

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