World War II - Vienna 1945 - - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. The cruelty of World War II in April After heavy fights in the streets of Vienna, a civilian walks past the head of a German soldier.
The most humiliated of Germans. Surrendered German soldiers being sent to camps by the Russians. The men of the Wehrmacht not only faced defeat but also the additional ignominy of seeing German women raped by Russians in front of them.