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It is a historic World War II photograph taken during the Battle of Berlin by Red Army photographer Yevgeny Khaldei. It depicts several Soviet troops raising the flag of the Soviet Union atop the German Reichstag building. The photograph was instantly popular, being reprinted in thousands of publications. It came to be regarded around the world as one of the most significant and recognizable images of the WW2.

A powerful image Soviet Flag raised above the Reichstag [Berlin, Soviet Union soldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev, and Georgij Bulatov raising the flag on the roof of Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany in May, The photograph was taken by Yevgeny Khaldei.

This image shows an American soldier risking his life to save two Vietnamese children during a fight.  This is bravery.  A man risking his life to save the enemy's children  #OneBraveThing

This image shows an American soldier risking his life to save two Vietnamese children during a fight. This is bravery. A man risking his life to save the enemy's children Only The American Soldier Would Do This !


The Wall Street Crash of 1929, the beginning of the Great Depression

Crowd Gathering at Wall Street and Broad Street, New York City, New York stock market crash and subsequent beginning of the Great Depression.

The Reichstag building is in flames. April 1945.

WW II, April 1945 - A battle weary German soldier takes pause in the combat and sits with a look of resignation on his face during the Battle of Berlin as the Reichstag burns behind him.

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An elderly man sits among the ruins after the Battle of Berlin, May 1945 - dramatic black and white.

German MG-42 Crew - (best estimate) Grossdeutschland, part of the forward elements of Fourth Panzer Army, embroiled in the battle in the city of Voronezh, July 1942.

historyandass: Waffen-SS Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler, delivering the goods ” Wehrmacht troops of elite großdeutschland division.

Evgeny Khaldei - The Raindeer, USSR, Mourmansk, 1941

A shell shocked reindeer looks on as World War II planes drop bombs on Russia, 1941 Photo credit: Yevgeny Khaldei

#Churchill, by #Karsh...one of the most enigmatic figures of the 20th century...looking rather enigmatic, as well.

Yousuf Karsh’s 1941 portrait of a scowling Winston Churchill – reportedly reacting to Karsh snatching Churchill’s cigar – graced the cover of Life magazine and cemented the British prime minister’s.

Polish woman, fate unknown, who fought in the Warsaw Uprising

Female soldier of the Polish resistance "Home Army" (Armia Krajowa) The Armia Krajowa, or Home Army, was the dominant Polish resistance movement in World War II German-occupied Poland.

German soldiers killed in the Battle of Moscow.  December 1941.

German soldiers killed in the Battle of Moscow. at Nuremburg a leading Nazi general was asked when did he think that the fight for the SU was lost. He answered "with the retreat from Moscow in December

Defeated German soldier in front of burning Reichstag, Berlin, 1945 - Mark Redkin

Defeated German soldier in front of burning Reichstag, Berlin, 1945 - Mark Redkin [700 x 953]

Defeated german soldier sits in front of a burning Reichstag, Berlin, 1945

An East German soldier helps a boy over the barbed wire on the East-West border. After this, the soldier was replaced and his fate unknown....but I believe he's in heaven.

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through

- Девушка, Вы такая обворожительная... - Гладко стелешь, фраерок.

- Девушка, Вы такая обворожительная... - Гладко стелешь, фраерок.