Archive: Murmansk

Murmansk: Hunting for WWII Artifacts With An Expert

The sun was already starting to set as Max, our "war archaeologist" tour guide, drove us to a digging site northwest of Murmansk. We'd stopped to visit a couple of World War II memorials on the way, and now as...

By Lisa Dickey | November 11, 2005; 09:30 AM ET | Comments (4)

Murmansk: A Passion for WWII Artifacts

David and I first met Maxim at the offices of his fish export company, Ice Fish (official motto, written in English: "In Cod We Trust"). A burly, bearded bear of a man, Max waved to us to sit down, a...

By Lisa Dickey | November 10, 2005; 10:20 AM ET | Email a Comment

Murmansk: The Truth Behind the Rumors

A month ago, when David and I chose Murmansk as our extra city, we asked readers for contacts here. Lucky for us, a reader named James delivered big: his new wife Olga grew up in Murmansk, and her parents Anna...

By Lisa Dickey | November 9, 2005; 09:30 AM ET | Comments (5)


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