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Postcard from 1979, Soviet Union, to celebrate the victory over Nazi Germany. The postcard says:”Happy Victory Day”. Shown is the Soviet War Memorial. The war memorial and military cemetery is in Berlin’s Treptower Park. It was built to the design of the Soviet architect Yakov Belopolsky to commemorate 7,000 of the 80,000 Soviet soldiers who fell in the Battle of Berlin in April–May 1945. It opened four years after World War II on May 8, 1949. The Memorial served as the central war memorial of East Germany. The soldier is Nikolai Masalov who is standing on a broken swastika and holding a child. In WWII Masalov saved a German girl who was seperated from her mother.