“Defenders of Stalingrad”, 1942
Germany, A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one-year-old, 1956 // by Helmuth Pirath, PrizeWorld Press Photo of the Year 1956.
Russia. A Marshal of the Soviet Union and a Marshal of Poland, Konstantin Konstantinovitch Rokossovsky (1896-1968). He was one of the top commanders during WW2. During the Battle of Stalingrad Rokossovsky, commanding the Don Front, led the northern wing of the Soviet counter-attack that encircled Paulus' Sixth Army and won the decisive victory of the Soviet-German war. During the final phase, Rokossovsky's troops linked with the British while Berlin fell to the Russians.