Germans unveil memorial to Polish WWII liberators of Berlin
A three-metre high memorial to Polish soldiers who took part in the liberation of Berlin in1945 was unveiled on Tuesday in the city's Charlottenburg district.
The flag-shaped obelisk carries an inscription in German and Polish which commemorates Polish units fighting in the ranks of the Allies in the 1945 Battle of Berlin. Also depicted is the progress of the Polish forces during the battle.
Poland's Ambassador to Germany Andrzej Przyłębski said the memorial was "of great value" to Poles.
Berlin surrendered to the Allies on May 2 1945, and 22,000 German soldiers died in the fighting.