Russian Prisoners of War

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The Soviets liberated Stalag 3A on April 22, 1945. It was an awesome sight to see 100's of Soviets troops come through the camp, men and women. I remember saying to myself "I would hate to fight these guys!" They were tough, after years of terrible fighting and living off the land as they moved west.
Photograph of Russians about to be shot by firing squad. See pail of sawdust. This was actually a German photograph stolen by the cameraman.
Russian POW's carrying comrades.
Russian Orthodox Church at Stalag 3A, Luckenwalde. All pillars beautifully carved by Russian POW's
Russian POWs.
Russian POWs.

The caption to this Russian magazine translates as:

"I am waiting for you...soldier-liberator!"