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Soviet Flag over the Reichstag by jhansard Soviet Flag over the Reichstag by jhansard
The victorious Red Army raises the Flag of the Soviet Union on the battered rooftop of the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, May 1945.

Photograph by Yevgeny Khaldei (1917-1997). Public Domain.
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:iconfoxiwan:
One of my favorite pictures by far of World War 2.
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:iconthe-stroy:
That photo was retouched by soviet propaganda. They "cut off" little too many robbed watches that soldier had on his forearm... Yeah there's stories that soviet soldiers often start conversation with "davay chasy!" what mean "give me watch!".
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:iconlichtie:
A great upload!
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Shtopochka Nov 28, 2013  Student General Artist
This photo wonderful! And an event was in truth unforgettable! The pangs of people ended! A tyrant is squashed!
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:iconvladimirseyer:
The Facist Reich has Fall before the Soviet Union.
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:iconrussiaguy:
<font><font>Hooray!!!</font></font>
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:iconhopeless2012:
hopeless2012 May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:puke:
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:iconmrraptor-the-1st:
[link] VICTORY COMRADES!
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sky-commander Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i saw this pic in a history book for the battle of saint petersburg.... you sure it was berlin? i want to know, i take my history very seriously (no joke i want to know what actually happened. if i wanted to know any more i would want to live there in those times... XD)
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jhansard Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Here you go. Information on the photographer Yevgeny Khaldei and his iconic photograph of the Soviet Flag over the Reichstag: [link]
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