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A Cromwell tank guarding a bridge over the Elbe River, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945After liberating Dachau concentration camp, members of the US 42nd Division inspecting a railroad carriage full of dead prisoners, May 1945.
A Cromwell tank guarding a bridge over the Elbe River, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945After liberating Dachau concentration camp, members of the US 42nd Division inspecting a railroad carriage full of dead prisoners, May 1945.
British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery hosting a delegation of German officers at his headquarters at L├╝neburg Heath, Germany to discuss surrender plans, 3 May 1945.Captured Japanese L2D2-3 transport with US markings, Clark Field, Philippine Islands, 3 May 1945
British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery hosting a delegation of German officers at his headquarters at L├╝neburg Heath, Germany to discuss surrender plans, 3 May 1945.Captured Japanese L2D2-3 transport with US markings, Clark Field, Philippine Islands, 3 May 1945
Cromwell tanks of British 7th Armored Division, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945Fence, Flossenb├╝rg Concentration Camp, Germany, 3 May 1945
Cromwell tanks of British 7th Armored Division, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945Fence, Flossenb├╝rg Concentration Camp, Germany, 3 May 1945
General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny presenting awards to French, French colonial, and American troops, Stuttgart, Germany, 3 May 1945; note Brigadier General Carl Baehr (front row) and Brigadier General Charles Palmer (second row) also presentGerman civilians using ox carts to transport corpses of prisoners out of Flossenb├╝rg Concentration Camp for burial, Germany, 3 May 1945; note
General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny presenting awards to French, French colonial, and American troops, Stuttgart, Germany, 3 May 1945; note Brigadier General Carl Baehr (front row) and Brigadier General Charles Palmer (second row) also presentGerman civilians using ox carts to transport corpses of prisoners out of Flossenb├╝rg Concentration Camp for burial, Germany, 3 May 1945; note 'Arbeit macht frei' slogan on the gate
Men of the UK 6th Airborne Division greeting the crew of a Russian Army T-34/85 tank near Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, 3 May 1945Prisoners at Dachau concentration camp cheer as the US 42nd Division moves in to liberate the camp, 3 May 1945
Men of the UK 6th Airborne Division greeting the crew of a Russian Army T-34/85 tank near Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, 3 May 1945Prisoners at Dachau concentration camp cheer as the US 42nd Division moves in to liberate the camp, 3 May 1945
PrisonersRecently liberated prisoners of Flossenb├╝rg Concentration Camp recovering from typhus, Germany, 3 May 1945
Prisoners' barracks, Dachau Concentration Camp, Germany, 3 May 1945Recently liberated prisoners of Flossenb├╝rg Concentration Camp recovering from typhus, Germany, 3 May 1945
Sgt Frank Bond, a photographer with the USAAF 40th Photo-Recon Squadron, found the streets littered with Japanese Occupation Currency as US forces entered Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), May 3 1945. Photo 1 of 2.Sgt Frank Bond, a photographer with the USAAF 40th Photo-Recon Squadron, found the streets littered with Japanese Occupation Currency as US forces entered Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), May 3 1945. Photo 2 of 2.
Sgt Frank Bond, a photographer with the USAAF 40th Photo-Recon Squadron, found the streets littered with Japanese Occupation Currency as US forces entered Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), May 3 1945. Photo 1 of 2.Sgt Frank Bond, a photographer with the USAAF 40th Photo-Recon Squadron, found the streets littered with Japanese Occupation Currency as US forces entered Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), May 3 1945. Photo 2 of 2.
Ships in Kerama Retto anchorage near Okinawa, Japan spreading an anti-kamikaze smoke screen, 3 May 1945, as viewed from USS Sargent Bay. Note TBM Avenger and FM-2 Wildcat aircraft in foreground.Technical Sergeant James Flaha of US 97th Infantry Division band at a funeral for former Flossenb├╝rg Concentration Camp prisoners who had died after liberation shortly after liberation, Germany, 3 May 1945
Ships in Kerama Retto anchorage near Okinawa, Japan spreading an anti-kamikaze smoke screen, 3 May 1945, as viewed from USS Sargent Bay. Note TBM Avenger and FM-2 Wildcat aircraft in foreground.Technical Sergeant James Flaha of US 97th Infantry Division band at a funeral for former Flossenb├╝rg Concentration Camp prisoners who had died after liberation shortly after liberation, Germany, 3 May 1945
Universal carriers of British 1/5th QueenUS Army M24 Chaffee light tank fighting in Salzburg, Austria, early May 1945
Universal carriers of British 1/5th Queen's Regiment, 7th Armored Division, Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 1945US Army M24 Chaffee light tank fighting in Salzburg, Austria, early May 1945
Walter Dornberger, Herbert Axter, Wernher von Braun, Hans Lindenberg, and Bernhard Tessmann (partially cropped), Austria, 3 May 1945
Walter Dornberger, Herbert Axter, Wernher von Braun, Hans Lindenberg, and Bernhard Tessmann (partially cropped), Austria, 3 May 1945


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