When Auschwitz was liberated on January 27, 1945, the survivors met those coming to their rescue with shouts of “the Russians have come.” Some 70 years later, the Red Army’s instrumental role in defeating the Nazis in World War II is being wiped from Western history books. However, not all have forgotten who stopped Hitler’s war machine. Those who remember still honor their tremendous sacrifices.

Watch "Remembrance" on May 09 on RTD website and on RT’s live feed. The time of the broadcast is available on RT’s schedule page.