Soviet Army, Taman Division in the Wehlau city

Taman Division in the city Wehlau

Soviet Army soldiers from the 2nd Guards Taman Division pass through the Wehlau city (now Znamensk in Russia’s Kaliningrad region, Lithuanian name: Vėluva) in East Prussia – an important stronghold of the Wehrmacht captured during heavy fighting.

In the background the walls of the former Wehlau financial district management (now Znamenskaya school is located in a building).

 

 

 

Photography Location: Wehlau, East Prussia, Germany
Time taken: 23 February 1945

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