top of page

Colored photos from Soviet-Afghan war which you probably haven't seen before

These photos come from different sources and it is not always possible to identify the units they belong to. Anyhow, most photos here are very detailed and high quality, which makes them very useful assets for reenactment evaluation.


Soldier and officer are fixing car engine
Soldier and officer are fixing car engine

Soviet officers posing in a puppy field with his AKSU
Soviet officers posing in a puppy field with his AKSU

Group of Soviet officers on base
Group of Soviet officers on base

Soviet artilleryman making calculations for the next strike
Soviet artilleryman making calculations for the next strike

Soviet soldiers in a fortified position with SiSi drink
Soviet soldiers in a fortified position with SiSi drink

Soviet officers taking photos with local Afghan truck drivers
Soviet officers taking photos with local Afghan truck drivers

Soviet soldier firing a captured 60-mm mortar
Soviet soldier firing a captured 60-mm mortar

Two Soviet officers on an operation
Two Soviet officers on an operation

A group of Soviet paratroopers in front of their BMP-2D
A group of Soviet paratroopers in front of their BMP-2D

February 1989, Soviet Army is withdrawing from Afghanistan
February 1989, Soviet Army is withdrawing from Afghanistan

Stay tuned for more posts like this. Apart from colored pictures, we will also post high quality black and white photos from the period.

268 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All
bottom of page