US Firm Issues Souvenir Coin in Honour of WWII Victory... With no USSR on It
Apparently, the Soviet Union, whose soldiers hoisted a red flag over the Reichstag marking the liberation of most of Europe from the Nazis during World War II, is not a country that contributed to securing the "liberties" the Western states "enjoy today", per a US company which issued a souvenir commemorating the victory's upcoming anniversary.
A commemorative coin released by The Bradford Exchange for the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War depicts the flags of three countries — the United States, France, and the United Kingdom — to remember "all those who served and sacrificed to secure our freedom".
[...] This is not the first time that the USSR's pivotal role in the Second World War, which lasted from 1 September 1939 to 2 September 1945, has been diminished despite the fact that starting from 1941 the Soviet Union bore the brunt of Nazi Germany and paid the harshest price in terms of human losses, with the Red Army becoming the main engine of fascism's destruction.
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