The Common Struggle Against Fascism

Potsdam Conference of the Three Victorious Powers in World War II. 1945

July 1945
Russian State Archive of Social and Political History
1 August 1945
Archive of Foreign Policy of the Russian Federation

Hand­signed by Joseph Stalin, Harry S. Truman and Clement R. Attlee


"The destruction of Fascism in Europe demanded enormous military forces and material resources from the countries of the anti-Hitler coalition. The solution of this key task was made possible by mutual understanding and the desire to bring the struggle against Fascism to a victorious conclusion."

Georgy Zhukov, Memories and Recollections, p. 279.

Iran. 1945
State Museum of Oriental Art

Oil on canvas.

116 х 83 cm

State Museum and Exhibition Centre «ROSIZO»

Oil on canvas.

98.0 х 109.5 cm

Moscow, Leningrad. 1945
State Historical Museum

Poster. Chromolithograph on paper.

85.2 х 55.8 cm


"During the war it was demonstrated that international unity of purpose and execution could be attained, without jeopardy to any nation's independence, if all were willing to pool a portion of their authority in a single headquarters with power to enforce their decisions."

Dwight D. Eisenhower. Crusade in Europe, London, 1948, p. 501.