German POWs belonging to Waffen-SS-Panzerdivision HitlerJugend line up somewhere in France in July 1944. This is the late stage of the war and the Waffen SS accept recruits as young as 17 years old. In this group, the apparently veteran faces belong to the two soldiers in the background of the photo.
Aribert Heim (28 June 1914 – 10 August 1992) was an Austrian doctor, also known as Dr. Death. As an SS doctor in a Nazi concentration camp in Mauthausen, he is accused of killing and torturing many inmates by various methods, such as direct injections of toxic compounds into the hearts of his victims. He is alleged to have lived for many years in Cairo, Egypt under the alias of Tarek Farid Hussein and reportedly died there on 10 August 1992.
SS-Gruppenführer Walter Krüger, the commander of the Das Reich Division, has just given Knight’s Crosses and other awards to officers from his division for the superb conduct during successful counterattack at Kharkov, April 1943