The Victory Parade on Red Square in Moscow. Soviet soldiers-winners with the defeated banners of the Wehrmacht and Waffen SS near the foot of Lenin’s Mausoleum.
March of summary regiments in the course of the Victory Parade ended the formation of soldiers carrying 200 lowered combat banners of the defeated Nazi troops. These banners under the gloomy fraction of the drums were thrown on a special platform near the foot of Lenin’s Mausoleum. The flag of the SS division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler” was thrown first.
Location: Moscow, USSR
Date: 24 June 1945
Author: Evgeni Khaldei
Source of information about the photo:
1. O. Kurylev. “Banners of Germany”. 2010