Victory in Europe Day

Just before midnight 8th/9th May 1945 Germany surrendered. For Polish soldiers in Berlin it was a bitter victory. Half of the country was incorporated to USSR and Poles were deported to West. First of two agressors that invaded Poland in September 1939 was destroyed, but country was left under Soviet occupation for next 45 years.
You can read more about bitter history of Poland in short story about genocide on Polish Nation by Germans and Soviets: Katyn Massacre – symbol of genocide.
Photos of Berlin after fight are posted in our two galeries: After the Battle – Germans and After the Battle – Allies

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