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Soldiers raising the flag of Soviet Union on the roof of Reichstag building in Berlin 
1945, 2 May 
  
Gelatin silver print 
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The copyright use of this photograph is not certain and further information is sought. 
  
 
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Different versions of this photograph exist. In propaganda versions the lower soldier has watches on each wrist and when noticed one was removed in the darkroom as it was possibly indicative of looting. Some versions also have additional smoke added to highlight the dramatic nature of the moment. 
 
 
  

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