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Today in 1945, the Auschwitz death camp was discovered and liberated by the Red Army.
Homecoming, A British soldier with his 8 month old daughter as he arrives at the docks from overseas 1945
Female snipers of the 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belorussian Front, 775 confirmed kills, Germany, May 1945
German firefighters during the Nazi regime, 1933-1945
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.
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.
The bodies of Benito Mussolini and other fascists hung up for display after being executed, 29 April 1945 in Milan
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.
German Soldiers Reacting to Concentration Camp Footage, 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.
The Red Army in Reichstag, Berlin 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.
Elizabeth "Lee" Miller soaks in Adolf Hitler’s bathtub in his Munich apartment, 30 April 1945, the day he commits suicide
Private John L. Drugan and "Pal", his faithful war dog, in Okinawa, May 1945
Five U.S. Marines raise an American flag over Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima on February 23, 1945
Pfc George A. Guckenberger, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division in his foxhole during the siege of Bastogne. This photograph is probably the last picture of him, as he was KIA 76 years ago, on January 14th, 1945 at the age of 22.
A Jewish mother (Center) begs a British Medic (right) to take her two sons to hospital immediately. British Medical Posts were overwhelmed by the sheer number of sick so were forced to adopt a systematic evacuation programme. Note the Medic's protective clothing. Bergen Belsen, April 1945
18 year old Queen Elizabeth II serving as a mechanic in Auxiliary Territorial Service during WWII, England, 1945.
B-17 Gunners wearing bulky sheep-shearling flying clothing to protect against the deadly cold at the altitudes typically flown in Europe - at 25,000 feet, temperatures could drop below -60 degrees Fahrenheit: 1945
Children being taught in Japan a month after the bombing of Hiroshima, 1945
US Major Clarence Benjamin snapped this photo of Jewish prisoners fleeing a German train that was intercepted by Allied Forces. This is the moment they realized they would not be heading to a Concentration Camp and they had been liberated. April, 1945.
Finnish soldiers raise the war flag at the three-country cairn between Norway, Sweden, and Finland. this photo represents the end of WWII in Finland, 27th of April 1945.
Jewish American soldiers hold service in Goebbels’ confiscated castle as Germany is liberated from Hitler, spring 1945
A survivor of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing manages a grin. 10 August 1945, photo taken by Yōsuke Yamahata.
Mugshot of Hermann Goering, June 22 1945.
Wedding rings collected from prisoners from Nazi concentration camps. Each pair of rings represents a married couple. 1945. (526×469)
An Army counterintelligence officer stands over Hideki Tojo moments after he shot himself in occupied Japan, 1945
German POW returns home to his wife, 1945
Child soldiers on the battle of Okinawa, 1945.
RMS Queen Mary arriving in New York Harbor filled with thousands of returning US Soldiers - 1945
Leyte Gulf, Philippines, fireworks celebrate the end of World War II, August 15, 1945.
Two female Luftwaffe Flakhelferinnen ("flak helpers") kissing circa 1943-1945
Making the most out of the situation: Woman in her bombed-out flat. Berlin Charlottenburg 1945
Moments before the Famous "raising flag on Iwo Jima" was taken, 1945.
Young Holocaust survivors arrive in Haifa Port, July 1945
Dessau, Germany, April 1945 (992×659)
The operations room at Derby House, Liverpool , from which the Battle of the Atlantic was conducted. (Image from the Liverpool Daily Post). July, 1945. .
C-46 transport carrying US Soldiers wounded in the Battle of Manila 1945
The T28 Super Heavy Tank 1945
After holding a position during a German counterattack in the woods overnight (near Wiltz, Luxembourg), three US Army Combat Engineers of B Company, 101st Engineers emerge for a rest. Taken 14th January 1945. Colourised by me.
American Army chaplain Rabbi Samuel Blinder converses with a group of Jewish soldiers outside a synagogue in Germany, circa 1945.
Child playing with discarded weapons after the fall of Berlin. 1945. .
September 27, 1945. General MacArthur meets with Emperor Hirohito of Japan after surrendering during WW2.
Artillerymen of the 92nd Division leaning against sandbags in a gun pit on the Italian front in the Appennine Mountains, 1945.
Emaciated male prisoners lying in bunks and standing half-naked at Buchenwald concentration camp during liberation by American forces, April 28th, 1945.
Two German child-soldiers, armed with Panzerfausts anti-tank weapons and Mauser rifles, march along Bankowa street in Lubań (Lauban), Lower Silesia, March 1945. (Colorized)
Adolf Hitler's bunker, 1945
A soldier of the US 535th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion with a pup on the Ardennes front, Belgium, January 1945
Raising a soviet flag over the Reichstag during the Battle of Berlin on 2 May 1945
Taking Airline Reservations before Computers (1945)
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