Wikijunior:World War II/Soviet-German War

The Soviet-German War also known in Russia as The Great Patriotic War, was fought between Germany and its allies: Finland, Italy, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria against the Soviet Union. It officially began on 22 June 22 1941 and ended on 8 May 1945. People of the countries of the former Soviet Union celebrate their victory over Germany on 9 May every year.