The name “Torgau” resonated around the world in April 1945 with the first reported meeting of the Allies before the official ceasefire. This encounter is commemorated with a memorial, which was designed by the Kiev architect Miletzky and erected in autumn 1945.

Torgau in April 1945

Torgau in April 1945 – Backgrounds and facts of the historical encounter of the Allies on the Elbe – Find out what happened on April 25, 1945 in Torgau on the Elbe.

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To commemorate the historical encounter in April 1945 on the Elbe near Torgau, the annual Elbe Day – a music festival – takes place at the end of April.

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