Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Germany - Torgau

A tourist guide in the traditional costumes of Saxony region, with her group in town of Torgau.

Sent by Gerald, a postcrosser from Hamburg in Germany.

This is from Wikipedia : Torgau is a town on the banks of the Elbe in northwestern Saxony, Germany. It is the capital of the district Nordsachsen.

Outside Germany, the town is most well-known as the place where during the Second World War, United States Army forces coming from the west met with forces of the Soviet Union coming from the east during the invasion of Germany on April 25, 1945.

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