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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
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.
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.
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.
A man looks over the ruins of a devastated village, Nagasaki, Japan, October 1945.
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.
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
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.
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
A view of the Berlin's Brandenburg Gate after the war was over 8th May 1945,(1018X864)
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
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)
On May 5th, 1945, Denmark was liberated from 5 years of Nazi occupation. This is the celebration in Copenhagen.
Leathernecks with a fallen comrade on Iwo Jima, 1945. Original color photo.
Five U.S. Marines raise an American flag over Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima on February 23, 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)
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
B-29 Superfortress of the 20th Bomb Group trailing smoke with No. 4 engine feathered, during a bombing raid over Kobe, Japan - 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
The Rhine River Crossing in Bonn, Germany. Also known as the Beer Bridge. Built on 20-21 March, 1945. "The longest bridge built in the shortest time. Gen. Lawton E. Collins bought beer for 600 men because they did the job in 10 hours! 1308 feet, 107 floats"
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
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