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Archive - May 8th 1945, WWII - Victory in Europe
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May 8th, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the unconditional surrender of German forces to the Allies, bringing an end to the Second World War in Europe.

Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

FRANCE. Arras. March 23, 1945. American paratroopers on route...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

GERMANY. Wesel. March 24th, 1945. American paratroopers escort...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

GERMANY. Wesel. March 24th, 1945. American paratroopers shortly...
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Soviet Group 1945

1945. Soviet troops during streetfighting in Berlin.
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1944

BELGIUM. Near Bastogne. December 23rd-26th, 1944. A US soldier...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

GERMANY. Leipzig. April 18, 1945. American soldier killed by...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

GERMANY. Near Wesel. March 24th, 1945. German farmers fleeing...
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Werner Bischof 1945

GERMANY. Region of Baden-Württemberg. Town of Freiburg im Breisgau....
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Soviet Group 1945

@ Yevgeni KHALDEI.
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Erich Hartmann 1945

FRANCE. 1945. Children at the fence of a displaced persons camp....
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1945

GERMANY. Dessau. A transit camp was located between the American...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1945

GERMANY. April 1945.
Dessau. A transit camp was located between...
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Bar Am Collection 1943

Auschwitz Birkenau. women, children, and invalides at their arrival...
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Soviet Group 1945

1945. German prisoners of war being marched through the BrandenburgGate.Berlin....
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Soviet Group 1945

General view of destroyed Nuremburg.
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

ICP 725.
August, 1945. An American soldier selling a watch to...
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Soviet Group 1945

Germany. W.W.II. Advance of Soviet troops. Medical instructor...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

ICP 714.
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

BELGIUM. 1945. Supreme Allied Commander, US General Dwight D....
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

GERMANY. Berlin. August, 1945. People on street lined with ruined...
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George Rodger 1945

GERMANY. Lüneburg Heath. Signing of Lüneburg Surrender. May 4,...
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Soviet Group 1945

Berlin. The signing of the German surrender on 8th May 1945 in...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

April 18th. 1945. German soldiers surrender to the American troops....
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

Russian and American soldiers, part of the Allied occupation...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

GERMANY. Nuremberg. April 20, 1945. Hubert STRICKLAND, Capa's...
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Herbert List 1945

GERMANY. Near Munich. Nazi Party Membership files. 1945.

M-GE-NAZ-001...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

FRANCE. Place de l'Opera. Crowd celebrating the end of the war...
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

FRANCE. Paris. V Day. 1945. Popular meeting to celebrate the...
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Soviet Group 1945

USSR. World War II. Crowds cheering the return of Red Army troops....
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Soviet Group 1945

Postdam. The Potsdam Conference (17 July to 2 August 1945).
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Robert Capa © International Center of Photography 1945

ICP 724.
August, 1945. Soviet soldiers being photographed.
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