German medics assisting a gravely wounded Red Army soldier. The photo was taken in July 1941. As the war progressed and a retreating Germany grew desperate, assistance to Russian wounded lessened until it mostly disappeared. By 1943, Russian wounded were routinely shot.
Russian women and children recently liberated from a German concentration camp lay flowers at the bodies of 4 dead American soldiers. Russian eye witnesses reported the Americans were slain by German officers after they surrendered - Hilden, Germany, 1945.