Dmitri Nickolaevich Bal’termants was born in 1912, in Warsaw, Poland (the part of the Russian Empire at that time). In 1915, at the beginning of the revolution, his family moved in Moscow, where he have been living for the most part of his life.
During the World War 2 he made his shots through all over the front in such places as Moscow, Stalingrad (Volgograd nowadays) or Leningrad (St. Petersburg).
Now the pictures of Bal’termants have become the world famous symbols of the War.
The Battle in Volkhovsky Forest
Russian Snipers from WW2
Swings - 1944
Russian Fortications from World War 2
Astonishing Shot Back from 1942
Battle For Staliningrad
Finnish Propaganda to Russian Soldiers During WW2