Remembrance. Rewriting history: Red Army’s role in liberating Europe censored in the West

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Published on 25 May 2018, 16:15
Today, the whole story of how the Red Army saved Europe from the Nazis is being wiped from Western history books, with Russian soldiers increasingly being portrayed as oppressors and occupiers rather than saviors. Today’s generation is widely under the impression it was the US that won World War II, as that’s what their textbooks generally tell them.

However, not everyone has forgotten the heroism of the Red Army soldiers that stopped Hitler’s war machine in Stalingrad and then pushed it back to Berlin. Some Europeans and members of memorial societies still actively document and maintain the graves of Soviet soldiers and preserve monuments to them

For a closer look at the battle over World War II history, watch Remembrance on RTD Documentaries.

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