A Brazilian soldier of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force (Portuguese: Força Expedicionária Brasileira, or FEB) kisses his son goodbye from a train station as he and other Brazilian soldiers prepare to.
Germans Leave Czechoslovakia - HU041023 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. In the spring of 1945, prior to the collapse of German power, there were nearly 3.5 million Germans in Czech territory. 600,000 of them fled after the defeat. Of those who remained, half-a-million claimed to be anti-Fascists. The rest, a little over 2.5 million Germans, are now being shifted to Germany by the Czechs, whether they want to go or not.