American and Russian Troops Meeting at Elbe River

02 May 1945, Torgau, Germany — Original caption: 5/2/1945-Torgau, Germany- This historic incident, which occurred on the wrecked bridge over the Elbe River at Torgau, shows the first meeting of American (L), and Russian soldiers as they reach out to grasp each other’s hands. BPA2 # 5663 — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

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