The Soviet foreign minister, Vyacheslav Molotov, saying farewell to his German counterpart, Joachim von Ribbentrop (right), after a visit to Berlin during the Nazi-Soviet alliance that lasted from 1939 to 1941.
The Soviet foreign minister, Vyacheslav Molotov, saying farewell to his German counterpart, Joachim von Ribbentrop (right), after a visit to Berlin during the Nazi-Soviet alliance that lasted from 1939 to 1941.
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The last page of the Additional Secret Protocol (German version). With a stroke of a pen, the fate of millions changed forever.
The last page of the Additional Secret Protocol (German version). With a stroke of a pen, the fate of millions changed forever.
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Molotov and Ribbentrop sign the Non-Aggression Pact, 23rd August 1939, with Stalin looking on.
Molotov and Ribbentrop sign the Non-Aggression Pact, 23rd August 1939, with Stalin looking on.
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German and Soviet troops relax together during the invasion of Poland, 1939
German and Soviet troops relax together during the invasion of Poland, 1939
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A British cartoon from October 1939 showing Hitler and Stalin greeting each other over the corpse of Poland
A British cartoon from October 1939 showing Hitler and Stalin greeting each other over the corpse of Poland
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