Soviet soldiers hoisting the Soviet flag in Berlin, German. World War II, This shows the influence that The Soviet Union was trying to have over the rest of the world, and shows the Soviet communist flag.
Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.
‘Rubble Women’, ‘Trümmerfrau (literally translated as ruins woman or rubble woman) is the German language name for women who, in the aftermath of World War II, helped clear and reconstruct the bombed cities of Germany and Austria.
September A woman staggers under her load of faggots in Berlin, hoping that the wood will last out the winter. Since there was no coal to heat Berlin homes, they were permitted to go to the Grunewald woods in the US Sector near Zehlendorf to collect wood.
A 16 year old German girl with a bundle & a 'Prisoner of War' label tied to her coat. She was captured, by Allied soldiers invading Germany, while trying to reach American (Allied) lines, and claims to have been a cook for the Hitler Jugend.