Construction workers building a bike path have discovered the remains of at least 21 Soviet Red Army soldiers in Germany.
The bones were found in the town of Seelow, near the Polish border, and 43 miles east of Berlin.
They are believed to belong to troops who died during the last days of the Second World War, in the final battles for Berlin between the Soviets and Nazi Germany.
It is 72 years since the end of the war, which claimed the lives of tens of millions of soldiers.
Joachim Kozlowski, from the Volksbund charity that takes care of war graves, said he believed there were probably more bones in the ground.
Experts will try to identify the soldiers' remains.
Some 33,000 Soviet and Polish soldiers, and about 12,000 German fighters, were killed around Seelow.
The Red Army is credited with fighting the majority of the German land forces during World War II, culminating in the capture of Berlin and, shortly after, Germany's unconditional surrender.
Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) was celebrated around the world on Monday, marking the end of WWII on 8 May 1945.