A German soldier wearing winter garment and a bearskin hat in the vicinity of Rostov-on-Don, winter of 1942-43 — a photograph that amply conveys the temperatures soldiers had to endure during the winter season on the Eastern Front.
One of the very last photos of Hitler taken in the garden of the underground bunker shortly before he committed suicide on April 30, 1945. This is the face of an old man, with all the fire gone from his eyes. He is wearing an old, worn out cap and the faint smile is there because he is meeting child soldiers fighting the Russians.
January 1944: column of Panzer IV Ausf. H from Pz.-Regt. 35 (4. Pz.-Div.) on Eastern front.
Germany's"mechanized army" began WW2 with a half-million horses. Each infantry division had its own cavalry battalion