This was in a town called Torgau along the Elbe River, on April 25, 1945. On April 23rd, the troops were actually so close to each other that the US troops were able to pick up the Russian radio traffic.
A Russian-speaking Staff Sergeant in the 6th U.S. armored division reported that he had spoken to Russian soldiers on his radio. Thirty five men were sent as a reconnaissance team commanded by 1st Lieutenant Albert L. Kotzebue, a 21 year old infantry officer from Texas, on April 25, 1945. They spotted one cavalryman at a farming village called Leckwitz.
The Soviet soldier indicated that his unit’s headquarters were located east. Lt Kotzebue decided to go meet them despite his instructions to not cross the Elbe River. They successfully met with the Soviet Troops and they celebrated that the end of the long and brutal war was coming soon. The war officially ended in the following month.