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Postcard about Victory Day 1967. The postcard says:”Happy Victory Day!”. Victory Day is for remembering the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany followed by a national holiday.
Shown is a war memorial and military cemetery in Berlin’s Treptower Park. 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.