Captured Soviet BM-31-12 Katyusha rocket launcher on Studebaker US6 chassis in Berlin, Germany, 2 May 1945Charlotte Pilquet, Ruth Astrosini, Juana Bormann, Gertrude Feist, Gertrude Sauer, and Ida Förster in captivity, 2 May 1945German General Helmuth Weidling and other German generals in captivity, Berlin, Germany, 2 May 1945German troops surrendering their weapons near a subway entrance, Berlin, Germany, 2 May 1945
Captured Soviet BM-31-12 Katyusha rocket launcher on Studebaker US6 chassis in Berlin, Germany, 2 May 1945Charlotte Pilquet, Ruth Astrosini, Juana Bormann, Gertrude Feist, Gertrude Sauer, and Ida Förster in captivity, 2 May 1945German General Helmuth Weidling and other German generals in captivity, Berlin, Germany, 2 May 1945German troops surrendering their weapons near a subway entrance, Berlin, Germany, 2 May 1945
HitlerRed Army soldier Mikhail Alekseevich Yegorov of Soviet 756 Rifle Regiment flying the Soviet flag over the Reichstag, Berlin, Germany, 2 May 1945, photo 1 of 2Red Army soldier Mikhail Alekseevich Yegorov of Soviet 756 Rifle Regiment flying the Soviet flag over the Reichstag, Berlin, Germany, 2 May 1945, photo 2 of 2; Meliton Kantaria and another watching nearbyStuart tank of the 3rd Royal Tank Regiment on the autobahn during the British Army’s approach to Lubeck in northern Germany, 2 May 1945.
Hitler's death as reported by the 2 May 1945 issue of US Army magazine Stars and StripesRed Army soldier Mikhail Alekseevich Yegorov of Soviet 756 Rifle Regiment flying the Soviet flag over the Reichstag, Berlin, Germany, 2 May 1945, photo 1 of 2Red Army soldier Mikhail Alekseevich Yegorov of Soviet 756 Rifle Regiment flying the Soviet flag over the Reichstag, Berlin, Germany, 2 May 1945, photo 2 of 2; Meliton Kantaria and another watching nearbyStuart tank of the 3rd Royal Tank Regiment on the autobahn during the British Army’s approach to Lubeck in northern Germany, 2 May 1945.


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