May 1945, Prague: Retreating SS troops after an agreement with local resistance for safe passage. On May 9, one day after this photo was taken, the Red Army arrived as "liberator." US recon troops already in the suburbs were ordered NOT to help the resistance due to a political agreement with Stalin. Even the good guys make terrible mistakes that cost rivers of innocent blood.

May Prague: Retreating German troops after an agreement with local resistance for safe passage

8.5.1945 Liberation of Prague. Russian soldiers in Old Town Square.

Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade, Guards Tank Corps Urals Volunteer on an area of ​​Prague.

Not only Prague rose in rebellion, but other regions in the Protectorate too. Kolín, May 5, 1945 (VHU PRAHA)

Not only Prague rose in rebellion, but other regions in the Protectorate too. Kolín, May 1945 (VHU PRAHA)

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