Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Soviet Russia in World War II

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Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov and Konstantin Rokossovsky meeting with British officers. The Captain speaking to Zhukov is mentioned as an interpreter from the Royal Engineers in other photos of the same occasion. The Brigadier is Royal Armoured Corps Officer who serving with HQ 21st Army Group. Just over the shoulder of the Captain we get a glimpse the shoulder ensignia of Major-General Lewis Owen Lyne, GOC 7th Armoured Division)

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From left, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and Soviet Premier Josef Stalin sit on the patio of Livadia Palace, Yalta, Crimea, in this February 4, 1945 photo. The three leaders were meeting to discuss the post-war reorganization of Europe, and the fate of post-war Germany

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Soviet officers and U.S. soldiers during a friendly meeting on the Elbe River in April of 1945

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