Yevgeny Khaldei, Red Army photographer 1941-1946  18 March until 5 June 2005

Yevgeny Khaldei, Red Army photographer 1941-1946Sixty years after the liberation of the Netherlands, the Jewish Historical Museum is presenting an exhibition of the work of the Jewish Ukrainian photographer Yevgeny Khaldei (1917-1997). During the Second World War he was one of the Soviet Union's most important photojournalists. The photograph he staged on 2 May 1945 of a Soviet soldier placing the Red flag atop the Reichstag building in Berlin is world famous. It has become a symbol of the end of the war and of the defeat of the Nazis.
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