The march of the prisoners of war of the Germans in Moscow

The march of the prisoners of war

The march of the prisoners of war German soldiers, which takes place in Moscow. 57 thousand soldiers and officers of the Wehrmacht in the columns for the 600 people, 20 people at the front.

The march of German prisoners of war held in July 17, 1944 as a demonstration of his compatriots, allies in the anti-Hitler bloc and the worldwide defeat of the German forces in Belarus. In the Garden Ring in Moscow, and other streets have been about 57 000 German soldiers and officers (including 19 generals), mostly captured in Belarus by the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Belorussian Fronts during the operation “Bagration”. Behind the columns followed by watering machines, imprinted in this picture.



Photography Location: Moscow
Time taken: 17 July 1944

In : 1944

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