Exemption of Bessarabia from the Romanian occupation, 1940. Part 2

Second part of photos of the liberation of Bessarabia fom Romania by the Soviet Union. The first part

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Bessarabian peasants watching Soviet troops crossing the river

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Soviet armored cars BA-10 on the road in Bessarabia

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Disarmed by the Red Army Romanian gendarmes in the ranks

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Artillery tractors “Stalinets” towing 122mm guns A-19 during a parade in Chișinău

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A Soviet officer during the disarmament of the Romanian gendarmes in Bessarabia

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People’s Commissar of Defence of the USSR Marshal of Soviet Union Semyon Timoshenko with Bessarabian peasants

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Residents of Chișinău on parade to mark the arrival of the Red Army

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Bessarabian peasants watching the Soviet U-2 aircraft

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Soviet pilot talking to Bessarabian peasants

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Bessarabian peasants

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Red Army soldiers are ferried across the river on a raft in Bessarabia