WW2 Memorabilia - 7 Stamps Issued in Berlin 1945 by The Soviet Occupation - The World War 2 Axis and Allies Collection
- History in Your Hands - On May 7, 1945, the German forces unconditionally surrendered to the Allies, at the order of General Alfred Jodl, who signed the agreement at Reims. After that, it was up to the Allies to take over governance of the defeated German state, including handling the printing of postage so that letters could still be sent.
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East Berlin came under the administration of the Soviet Union from the end of World War II in 1945, later becoming the capital of the German Democratic Republic.
In early April 1945, Red Army troops reached about 60 kilometers east of Berlin.
On April 16, 1945, Soviet troops launched the strategic operation in Berlin, and by April 25 the city was completely surrounded by Soviet forces and the Polish Army.
The offensive against the capital of Nazi Germany began on all sides.
By April 28 only the center of the city remained in the hands of the defenders and was harassed by artillery fire from the Red Army. On April 30 the Soviet forces launched the attack against the German parliament (Reichstag), which lasted until May 2.
This set features 7 stamps issued IN 1945 by the Soviet occupation of Berlin.