Russian prisoners hold May Day celebration at prisoner of war camp"Stalag 6" in Hemer, Germany.
Hemer Germany Date:1945, May 1 Duration:2 min 14 sec Sound:NO SOUND
May Day celebrations at a prisoner of war camp in Hemer, Germany during World War II. Russian prisoners of war (POWs) hold May Day celebrations in the camp "Stalag 6" after the liberation by United States Forces. Russian soldiers carry a banner in Russian and English which reads "long live Americans which liberated us from the Nazi captivity." Portraits of General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin, the President of the United States Harry S. Truman and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Winston Churchill. United States Major General Ray Edison Porter, Commanding General of the United States 75th Infantry Division ; Camp Commandant Major N. Mironof and other Russian officials on a speakers' platform. A large crowd of Russian prisoners gathered during the celebration..
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