RUSSIAN STATE DOCUMENTARY
FILM & PHOTO ARCHIVE
A R R A T I V E I N D E X
H O T O G R A P H S
Most of the pictures show the Northwestern (1914-1916)
and Southwestern (1914-1916) fronts - military operations of the
1st Russian Army in Eastern Prussia, captured material, captives,
injured Russian soldiers. March battles in Jakobshtadt's forests
(1916), military operations of the 4th Russian Army (1914-1916)
and 8th & 9th Armies (1914-1916) against Austria-Hungarian troops.
Such as: an album showing the military-marching life of the troops
of the 9th Russian Army (100 photos), and an album showing the
military-marching life of the 64th infantry regiment of Kazan
in Eastern Prussia (1914-1915). Many photos illustrate the capture
of Peremushl by Russians in 1915, Brusilovs breach in 1916 and
the capture of Arzerum in Turkey.
are very curious pictures of propaganda posters (Russian and English)
Archive keeps many photos of the war at the Western, Salonikskiy
fronts: among them, photos of Russian troops in France. Some of
these albums include: Frenchmen at the Western front, French troops
in Italy; Montenegrins fighting against Austria. There are also
pictures of Rumanian, American, Italian, Turkish, German, Belgium,
Austria-Hungarian and Indian troops.
of captives represent almost all countries' participants: captive
Scots, Germans, Austria-Hungarians, Croats, Serbs, Frenchmen, Moroccans,
returned Russians, and Belgian, Ukrainian and Armenian refugees.
the Archive's reserves there are photos of events of the Russian
Revolutions of 1905 and 1917 (barricades on the streets of Moscow,
policemen arrested by the residents, meetings and demonstrations,
funerals of the victims, portraits of political leaders of different
parties, etc.), events of the Civil War of 1918-1921 (more than
4000 photos): parades of the Red Army, various battles, and portraits
of those who fought. These pictures show a region which extends
from the Ukraine on the West to Middle Asia and the Far East.