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Date: Monday, 30 June 1941
Place: Lapland, Murmansk Oblast, Soviet Union
This picture above was taken on June 30, 1941 and shows German mountain troops from the Tyrolean Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 136 / 2.Gebirgs-Division / Gebirgskorps Norwegen extrajudicially killing Soviet POWs. Barely a week into the war, these two Soviet Prisoners, who bear their heads high and affront death, are executed on sight. They were shot a few minutes later. The remains of Soviet soldiers were lying on the tundra of the Arctic Circle more than 70 years. They were found and buried in the summer of 2013. We can known now the name of one of the Soviet soldiers after many years. He is private Sergey Korolkov, 1912 year of birth, the birthplace Kirov region, Velikoluksky area, Serezhinsky farmland, village Hmelishche, in the Soviet Army on June, 22nd, 1941.Other soldier is still unknown. There is an assumption that he is the Soviet junior officer.