General Vasily Chuikov speaks to Soviet soldiers from an IS-2 tank in front of the Brandenburg Gate. In the background are streetcars and sand-filled furniture carts, which served as roadblocks during the battle.

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General Vasily Chuikov speaks to Soviet soldiers from an IS-2 tank in front of the Brandenburg Gate. In the background are streetcars and sand-filled furniture carts, which served as roadblocks during the battle.
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Image ID: TA26G7
Soviet tanks and soldiers in front of the Brandenburg Gate, 1945. General Vasily Chuikov speaks to Soviet soldiers from an IS-2 tank in front of the Brandenburg Gate. In the background are streetcars and sand-filled furniture carts, which served as roadblocks during the battle. Date created: 16/04/1945-02/05/1945
Location: Berlin, Berlin/City State, Germany