Soldiers from the US 89th Infantry Division cross the Rhine River from St.Goar to St.Goarshausen in assault boats under German fire, 26th March 1945. Photographer's note: "I drew an assault boat to cross in - just my luck. We all tried to crawl under each other, the lead was flying around like hail." (Colourised by Royston Leonard)
This photo was shot in Russia, in Red Army. The child is a "son of regiment". During WW2 Russians called so children whose parents was killed, children came to the battlefront and fighted as soldiers. On this photo a commander of military unit award the child a state order.