Frenchman of the 'Charlemagne' 33rd Waffen-SS Grenadier Division, originally the 'Legion of French Volunteers Against Bolshevism'. This re-enactor's holding a Sturmgewehr r44. Frenchmen were, ironically, among the last troops still fighting in defence of central Berlin and the Führerbunker against the Soviet invasion.
This image depicts a sadly common event in the aftermath of war: Hans Heime holds a sign asking for information from returning soldiers if they have any information about his father, Joachim. (1946)
SS Standartenführer Heinz Harmel, regimental commander of the 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich being awarded Oak Leaves to the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross, as 296th soldier of the German Wehrmacht on 12/09/1943.
German soldier cleans his rifle in the short break between battles at Stalingrad. USSR, Autumn 1942. [690x1024]
German soldier cleans his rifle in the short break between battles at Stalingrad. USSR, Autumn 1942.
Médico Lt. Briand N. Beaudin y 2 / Lt. Paul E. Lehman, Sainte- Mère-Église, 1944.