Thomas Kyjanka

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Millions of Germans and ethnic Germans were now refugees fleeing west. Tens of thousands would not survive the arduous trek in the extreme cold - with a high proportion of children falling victim.

29 January Bitter struggle as Red Army encircles Breslau

Column of Soviet IS-2 tanks on the road in East Prussia, 1st Belorussian Front.  On the left side of the road - abandoned German Panzerfaust.

Heavy Soviet armor belonging to Belorussian Front rolls into East Prussia, Feb Note the panerfaust (German bazooka) littering the side of the road.

© Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos // April 1945. Dessau. A transit camp was located between the American and Soviet zones organised for refugees; political prisoners, POW's, STO's (Forced Labourers), displaced persons, returning from the Eastern front of Germany that had been liberated by the Soviet Army. A young Belgian woman and former Gestapo informer, being identified as she tried to hide in the crowd.

© Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos // April 1945. Dessau. A transit camp was located between the American and Soviet zones organised for refugees; political prisoners, POW's, STO's (Forced Labourers), displaced persons, returning from the Eastern front of Germany that had been liberated by the Soviet Army. A young Belgian woman and former Gestapo informer, being identified as she tried to hide in the crowd.

Shown here are German refugees, their belongings on a two-horse sled, pass German soldiers as they flee from the avenging Red Army.

Shown here are German refugees, their belongings on a two-horse sled, pass German soldiers as they flee from the avenging Red Army. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Refugee children pulling a cart. Eastern front, sometime in 1941-1945. [590x397]

World War II on the Eastern Front 18 Page 2 of 2 Best of Web Shrine

Soviet soldiers who died of hunger and exposure as German prisoners in Stalingrad, found after the battle, 1943.

Soviet soldiers who died of hunger and exposure as German prisoners in Stalingrad, found after the battle, 1943

Camouflaged Soviet T-34/76 with crew guarding a position on the Stalingrad front. Autumn 1942.

Mikhael Sisoevich Kitiya from Sukhumi in the Georgian SSR rests with his crew by his camouflaged tank of the Tank Battalion, Armored Brigade near Stalingrad. September/October 1942 On October 22

[Photo] German StuG III assault gun in Stalingrad, Russia, Sep 1942, photo 3 of…

German StuG III assault gun in Stalingrad, Russia, Sep photo 3 of 3 Photographer Schröter Source German Federal Archive Identification Code Bild Battle of Stalingrad