Harry Truman diary entry regarding meeting with Joseph Stalin, 17 Jul 1945A Japanese soldier surrendering to Russians, Manchuria, Aug 1945Russian artillery firing on Japanese positions near Hailar, Manchuria, Aug 1945Russian artillery firing on Japanese positions, Manchuria, Aug 1945
Harry Truman diary entry regarding meeting with Joseph Stalin, 17 Jul 1945A Japanese soldier surrendering to Russians, Manchuria, Aug 1945Russian artillery firing on Japanese positions near Hailar, Manchuria, Aug 1945Russian artillery firing on Japanese positions, Manchuria, Aug 1945
Russian tank crew resting, Manchuria, Aug 1945Russian tanks in Changun, Manchuria, Aug 1945Russian troops moving across Manchurian mountains, Aug 1945Vasilevsky (left) with two unidentified Russian generals, Manchuria, Aug 1945
Russian tank crew resting, Manchuria, Aug 1945Russian tanks in Changun, Manchuria, Aug 1945Russian troops moving across Manchurian mountains, Aug 1945Vasilevsky (left) with two unidentified Russian generals, Manchuria, Aug 1945
Soviet troops entering Dalian, China on T-34-85 medium tanks, Aug 1945T-34-85 tanks in northeastern China, Aug 1945Soviet troops flying the red flag atop the train station at Harbin, Songjiang, China, circa 20 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2Soviet troops flying the red flag atop the train station at Harbin, Songjiang, China, circa 20 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2
Soviet troops entering Dalian, China on T-34-85 medium tanks, Aug 1945T-34-85 tanks in northeastern China, Aug 1945Soviet troops flying the red flag atop the train station at Harbin, Songjiang, China, circa 20 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2Soviet troops flying the red flag atop the train station at Harbin, Songjiang, China, circa 20 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2
Japanese soldiers surrendering their weapons, northeastern China, Aug-Sep 1945Soviet troops by the Songhua River in Harbin, China, Aug-Sep 1945Soviet troops with Chinese civilians, northeastern China, Aug-Sep 1945Soviet troops in northern Korea, Oct 1945
Japanese soldiers surrendering their weapons, northeastern China, Aug-Sep 1945Soviet troops by the Songhua River in Harbin, China, Aug-Sep 1945Soviet troops with Chinese civilians, northeastern China, Aug-Sep 1945Soviet troops in northern Korea, Oct 1945
Soviet naval infantrymen flying the navy ensign at Port Arthur (Ryojun or Lushunkou), Liaoning, China, 1 Oct 1945
Soviet naval infantrymen flying the navy ensign at Port Arthur (Ryojun or Lushunkou), Liaoning, China, 1 Oct 1945
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