14 February 1945 - Bombing of Prague; later called a mistake on the order of the bombing of Dresden.

14 February 1945 - Bombing of Prague; later called a mistake on the order of the bombing of Dresden.

Residents and fighters of Prague Uprising greet Soviet tanks and troops during the liberation of the city as part of the Prague Offensive, May 1945. This Day in History: Mar 15, 1939: World War II - Nazis take Czechoslovakia http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Residents and fighters of Prague Uprising greet Soviet tanks and troops during the liberation of the city as part of the Prague Offensive, May

Sections of the Gestapo leaving Petschek Palace (headquarters) in Prague. May 9, 1945.

Sections of the Gestapo leaving Petschek Palace (headquarters) in Prague.

Zenklova pod Vlachovkou, barikáda

Zenklova pod Vlachovkou, barikáda

8.5.1945 Liberation of Prague. A nazi bomb hit the Tower with Astronomical Clock.

Liberation of Prague. A nazi bomb hit the Tower with Astronomical Clock.

13138864_10154167870643570_7745083887945995643_n.jpg (536×733) This is Strossmajerovo namesti in Prague, a the end of the war: ethnic German citizen are going to be deported

This is Strossmajerovo namesti in Prague, a the end of the war: ethnic German citizen are going to be deported

8.5.1945 Liberation of Prague. The day after the damages were calculated.

Liberation of Prague. The day after the damages were calculated.

Liberation of Prague. Still from documentary "Selhání" (2000). Note the hammer and sickle (☭) graffiti on the pedestal of St. Wenceslas monument.

Liberation of Prague. Still from documentary "Selhání" Note the hammer and sickle (☭) graffiti on the pedestal of St.

Red Army soldiers with liberated Australian POW. Prague, 9.05.1945.

Guards Tank Brigade of the Guards Tank Corps with troops (Czech republic)

Czech Resistance fighters with captured German weapons and equipment parade through Prague during the Uprising. On 5 May 1945 Czech police officers burst into the radio station at Vinohradská Street and battled with the SS soldiers who were already occupying the building. The radio announcer, hearing the sounds of fighting, began to encourage the Czechs to rise against the Germans. Resistance fighters in other parts of the city took over the Gestapo and SiPo headquarters.

Czech Resistance fighters with captured German weapons and equipment parade through Prague during the Uprising. On 5 May 1945 Czech police officers burst into the radio station at Vinohradská Street.

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