Displaced Persons crossing a bridge on the River Elbe at Tangermunde, which has been blown up by the Germans, to escape the chaos behind German lines caused by the approach of the advancing Russians. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images). May 1945
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WWI US Army Soldier Carries Child over Bombed River Elbe Bridge. Captain J McMahon, of the U. Army, carrying a child over a bombed bridge at the River Elbe, Tangemunde. The bridge was blown up by retreating German troops.
December Huddling in blankets the only survivors of an original 150 Polish people who walked from Lodz in Poland to Berlin hoping to find food and shelter. They are waiting by a railway track hoping to be picked up by a British army train and given help.
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US "sappers" of the Battalion, Infantry Division on captured German half-track motorcycle "Kettenkrad" (Kettenkrad HK Besvaylere, Germany. From left to right: Corporal Henry Banas, Sergeant John Lewis and Private Everett Turk.