Thursday, May 09, 2013

The Victory Flag Was Red

On April 30, 1945, at exactly 2:25 in the afternoon, Soviet Army Sargents Mijaíl Yegórov and Melitón Kantaria, who were being protected by fire from their squad, were finally able to reach the roof of the German Reichstag,and placed there the Red Flag of Victory.

Hitler had been defeated by the Red Army of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).

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