File:ElbeDay1945 (NARA ww2-121).jpg

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English: Happy 2nd Lt. William Robertson and Lt. Alexander Sylvashko, Red Army, shown in front of sign [East Meets West] symbolizing the historic meeting of the Soviet and American Armies, near Torgau, Germany on w:Elbe Day.
Deutsch: 2nd Lieutenant William Robertson (US-Army) und Leutnant Alexander Sylvashko (Rote Armee) beim symbolischen Handschlag "East Meets West" am 27. April 1945 in Torgau.
Date listed as April 25, 1945, likely April 27, 1945 (photo opportunity after the fact. see w:Elbe Day.)
Source U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Pictures of World War II, image #121 (111-SC-205228). https://www.archives.gov/research/ww2/photos/images/ww2-121.jpg
Author Pfc. William E. Poulson
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This image is a work of a U.S. Army soldier or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.

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