F4U-1D Corsair on the flight deck of USS Bunker Hill off Okinawa, 6 May 1945Former prisoners of Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp welcoming the troops of 11th Armored Division of US Third Army, Austria, 6 May 1945German soldiers surrendering their rifles, near Landeck, Austria, 6 May 1945Lidice, Czechoslovakia 6 May 1945. Released British prisoners visiting the site of the mass grave holding the bodies of all 173 of Lidice’s men murdered by the SS on 10 Jun 1942.
F4U-1D Corsair on the flight deck of USS Bunker Hill off Okinawa, 6 May 1945Former prisoners of Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp welcoming the troops of 11th Armored Division of US Third Army, Austria, 6 May 1945German soldiers surrendering their rifles, near Landeck, Austria, 6 May 1945Lidice, Czechoslovakia 6 May 1945. Released British prisoners visiting the site of the mass grave holding the bodies of all 173 of Lidice’s men murdered by the SS on 10 Jun 1942.
Soviet troops escorting German officers to surrender negotiations, Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland), 6 May 1945
Soviet troops escorting German officers to surrender negotiations, Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland), 6 May 1945


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