There were many dramatic moments during the Second World War that were never captured on film. Paintings step into the picture literally.
Below are oil paintings that display the dramatic moments of the war.
German Blitzkrieg! Aggressive German soldiers and lots of tanks!
German soldiers having a rough time in Russia
Soviet leader Josef Stalin gets a standing applause from his countrymen after the victory over Germany
The German counter attack, Ardennes. 1944.
The SS unit moves into the attack. Ardennes. 1944.
Soviet army attack German positions in Stalingrad. Stalingrad saw some of the hardest and most brutal fighting of the war.
Operation Barbarossa. Attack on Russia. 1941.
The lethal German dive bomber Stuka delivers its bombs. The shriek of Stuka as it dived was frightening.
Erwin Rommel in Africa. One of the greatest and gentleman general of the Wehrmacht during the second world war.
Benito Mussolini in Africa. He had dreams of becoming another Julius Caesar.