American and Russian veterans join representatives from each military to celebrate
the 60th anniversary of the Elbe linkup on April 25, 2005 (Photo by: China People's Daily)
Today the United States of America observes it's own version of Victory Day, called Memorial Day.
Here at Russia Blog, we pause to remember the sacrifices of America's Greatest Generation, which fought alongside the Russian people to end Nazism. We wish all American veterans and their families a wonderful holiday!
April 25, 1945 - The U.S. 69th Infantry Division meets the Soviet 5th Guards Army at Torgau