Video: Sensational film footage of Berlin after the surrender (May 3, 1945)

[This is Russian film footage. Jan]

Marshal Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov – commander-in-chief of the Red Army – inspects the city on May 3, 1945 after the surrender of Berlin. He is accompanied by Arthur Pieck – the later general director of the East-German airline Interflug and son of the first president of the GDR, Wilhelm Pieck. In addition, celebrations of the Red Army in front of the Brandenburg Gate, the Victory Column and the Lustgarten are shown with rare original sound.

Here’s the video:

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