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Today in 1945, the Auschwitz death camp was discovered and liberated by the Red Army.
American soldier wearing the crown of the Holy Roman Empire in a cave in Siegen, Germany, on April 3, 1945.
Homecoming, A British soldier with his 8 month old daughter as he arrives at the docks from overseas 1945
Wedding rings that were removed from holocaust victims before they were executed circa 1945
Female snipers of the 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belorussian Front, 775 confirmed kills, Germany, May 1945
A boy holding a stuffed animal amid ruins following German aerial bombing of London, 1945. his mother, father and brother all dead and buried under the rubble.
Soviet soldier carrying the head of a statue of Hitler, Berlin 1945
In 1941, the photo on the left was taken of Soviet soldier Eugen Stepanovich Kobytev on the day he left to go to war. The photo on the right was taken in 1945 after the end of the war, just 4 years apart.
A German civilian looks at a large poster portrait of Stalin at center of Berlin,3 June 1945 (718X800)
German firefighters during the Nazi regime, 1933-1945
The fatigued Ninth Army, after their non-stop drive towards Berlin, lying on the pavement of a newly captured German town, 1945.
The 7th Infantry Regiment attached to the 3rd Infantry Division drink Hitler’s wine on the patio of the Berghof, his Bavarian residence, below the Eagle’s Nest. 1945
April 30, 1945 - A Good News Day
A crew-member inspects the flak damage to his B29 after a raid on Tokyo, April 1945
Raising the Flag on the Three-Country Cairn. Infantry Regiment 1 raises the finnish flag to celebrate the last German troops withdrawing from Finland, ending the Lapland War and WWII for the Finns. April 27th, 1945.
Two French men restrain a woman while another cuts her hair after she has been accused of collaborating with the Germans during the occupation, 1945.
Soviet soldiers celebrate returning home alive, 1945.
The Champs-Élysées as seen from the Arc de Triomphe, VE Day. Paris, France, May 8, 1945.
Japanese soldiers using members of the British Indian Army from the Sikh Regiment as target practice. Photographed in 1942. Discovered by the Allies in 1945.
German war criminals laugh at a translation error during the Nuremburg Trials, 1945.
The bodies of Benito Mussolini and other fascists hung up for display after being executed, 29 April 1945 in Milan
VE Day, 76 years ago today- A massive crowd celebrating the surrender of Germany in Times Square, New York City, on May 8, 1945.
Joseph Schleifstein (4) survived the Buchenwald camp, was hidden in a sack by his father. Liberated on April 12, 1945.
76 years ago today (2/13/1945) the Allied bombing of Dresden began. More than 3,400 tons of explosives were dropped by 800 American and British aircraft. Eight square miles of the city was ruined, and the total body count was between 22,700 and 25,000 dead.
Soldiers in the Jewish Brigade, British Army, Italy 1945
A man looks over the ruins of a devastated village, Nagasaki, Japan, October 1945.
German Soldiers Reacting to Concentration Camp Footage, 1945 -
A Nationalist Chinese soldier with a friend on his pack. Burma, 1945.
Female snipers of the Soviet 3rd Shock Army. Bottom Row, left to right: 20, 80, and 83 confirmed kills. Second row: 24, 79, 70. Third row: 70, 89, 89, 83. Top row: 64 and 24 confirmed kills. Germany, May 4, 1945.
Vandalized Japanese Home in Seattle, Washington, on May 10, 1945.
Daddy’s home! October 1945, Tulse Hill, London- Gunner Hector Murdoch greeted by his beloved wife Rosina and his son John. Captured by Japanese forces, Hector spent more than three years in a POW camp in Singapore, where he almost died of Cholera.
sofa where Hitler and Eva Braun killed themselves,USSR War correspondents examining the arm of sofa stained with blood while one of them uses a candle to search the floor for evidence of suicide in Adolf Hitler's underground shelter 1945,(1280X720)
The Red Army in Reichstag, Berlin 1945
Roger Sauvage, was the highest scoring black pilot of world war 2 with 17 comfirmed kills, he received the croix de guerre 39-45, 13 citation and he is a recipient of the order of Alexander Nevsky, 1945
20 mins after the atomic bombing in Nagasaki 1945
Soviet troops in US-built M3A1 scout car fighting in Vienna, Austria, Apr 1945
A German girl is overcome with emotion as she walks past the exhumed bodies of some of the 800 slave workers murdered by SS guards at Nammering, Germany, and laid here so that townspeople may view the work of their Nazi leaders, may 17th 1945.
On May 5th, 1945, Denmark was liberated from 5 years of Nazi occupation. This is the celebration in Copenhagen.
An American serviceman shares his rations with two Japanese children in Okinawa, 1945.
The Reichstag covered in Cyrillic graffiti after being seized from the Nazis. May 1945
Douglas MacArthur and Emperor Hirohito, September 27, 1945
A view of the Berlin's Brandenburg Gate after the war was over 8th May 1945,(1018X864)
American soldiers posing with a Mercedes 540K that belonged to Luftwaffe Commander-in-Chief Hermann Göring 1945
Elizabeth "Lee" Miller soaks in Adolf Hitler’s bathtub in his Munich apartment, 30 April 1945, the day he commits suicide
German SS guards, exhausted from their forced labour clearing the bodies of the dead, are allowed a brief rest by British soldiers but are forced to take it by lying face down in one of the empty mass graves. Bergen-Belsen, Germany. April 20, 1945.
Private John L. Drugan and "Pal", his faithful war dog, in Okinawa, May 1945
An M4A3(76)W Sherman pulling into Niederbetschdorf in the Alsace-Lorraine area, France, January 1945. Note the crew carefully working the tanks way under all the communication wires (Colourised by Piece of Jake)
Reporters run excitedly through the White House after learning about the surrender of Japan from President Harry Truman, August 14, 1945
An M5 Stuart light tank of the US 37th Armored Battalion passes by a Jeep with two German officers escorted by soldiers of the US 4th Armored Division. Surrender of Hersfeld, Germany, March 31st, 1945
On May 4th, The Dutch population commemorates all members of the armed forces who fought and gave their lives for their liberation. This photo, taken in May 1945, shows two Dutch women laying flowers on the grave of Pvt Harold Roszell, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. (colorized)
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