Created by Tom Horn on 22 Apr 2010, Last Update on 22 Apr 2010

Elbe Day - 25 Apr 1945

Soviet troops from the 1st Ukrainian front meet reconnaissance troops from the US First Army on the east bank of the Elbe river near Torgau. An important milestone in the sequence of events leading to the destruction of the Third Reich.

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Tags : Germany,United States,Soviet Union,Land,Europe,Combat

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