General Helmuth von Pannwitz, leadercofcthe Cossack during He volunteraly went to Moscow to be executed, refusing to leave his Cossack comrads face death without him. He is to this day known by the Cossack as. "The Last Knight of Europe"
History in Photos: George Frederick Kaye. New Zealand tanks arrive in Trieste, Italy. Shows a Sherman tank and New Zealand soldiers from Armoured Brigade on a street crowded with Italian civilians, 2 May 1945