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Yang Kyoungjong, a Korean who is the only know…

Yang Kyoungjong, a Korean who is the only known man to have fought in the Imperial Japanese Army, the Soviet Army and the German Wehrmacht after his capture by the Americans on Utah Beach. June, 1944.

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Soviet Army soldiers of the 1st Ukrainian Front gather speak to…

Soviet Army soldiers of the 1st Ukrainian Front gather speak to recently liberated inmates of Auschwitz in front of the camp’s hospital, 1945

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German civilian refugees cross a bridge on the River Elbe which…

German civilian refugees cross a bridge on the River Elbe which had been blown up by German forces, to escape the chaos behind German lines caused by the approach of the advancing Soviet Army. Tangermünde, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. 1 May 1945.

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In 1956, 33 days after the Soviet Army invaded Hungary, the two…

In 1956, 33 days after the Soviet Army invaded Hungary, the two nations faced each other in an Olympic water polo match, known as the “Blood in the Water match.” Hungary defeated the Soviet Union 4-0, and went on to win the gold medal. December 1956, Melbourne Australia.

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Yang Kyoungjong, a Korean who is the only known man to have…

Yang Kyoungjong, a Korean who is the only known man to have fought in the Imperial Japanese Army, the Soviet Army and the German Wehrmacht after his capture by the Americans on Utah Beach. June, 1944.

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Soviet Army soldiers of the Southwestern Front play with…

Soviet Army soldiers of the Southwestern Front play with Ukrainian children in a small village prior to the Battle of Uman, July 1941

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Japanese army soldier sharing a cigarette with a Soviet Army…

Japanese army soldier sharing a cigarette with a Soviet Army POW. Khalkhin Gol 1939.

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