74 years ago, Soviet soldiers hoisted the victory Banner over the Reichstag, reports “WORLD 24”.
Under heavy enemy fire did the scouts Mikhail Yegorov and Meliton kantariya.
The flag was planted on 30 April at 22 hours and 40 minutes on Berlin time. In Moscow at that time it was already may 1.
Since then, the Victory Banner is stored in the Central Armed forces Museum on Poklonnaya hill. And on the may 9 parade in Moscow echoes group carries an exact copy.