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Español: La fotografía está trucada por órdenes de las autoridades soviéticas. El reloj de la mano derecha del oficial de abajo ha sido eliminado, porque daba una imagen de saqueadores a los soviéticos.
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English: Soldiers raising the flag of Soviet Union on the roof of Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany in May, 1945. Тhe flag was made from а red tablecloth with the hammer and sickle themselves stamped on. This is the original version of the famous picture seen on the right where a second wristwatch or a wrist compass is missing from the other Soviet soldier. Photograph by Yevgeny Khaldei (1917-1997). Public Domain.
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Originally copyrighted TASS. Made by a TASS correpondent Khaldei, a journalist, during his official duties. All works copyrighted to Soviet organizations published before 1945 are Public Domain in Russia

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