Category: german

15-year-old German soldier Hans-Georg Henke cr…

15-year-old German soldier Hans-Georg Henke cries after being captured by the US 9th Army in Rechtenbach, Hesse, Germany, Tuesday, 3 April 1945 / Photographer: John Florea

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German officers playing cards wearing gas mask…

German officers playing cards wearing gas masks, WW1 ,

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At the launch of a German army vessel in 1936,…

At the launch of a German army vessel in 1936, attended by Adolf Hitler himself, a lone man, August Landmesser, stood with arms crossed as hundreds of men and women around him held up their arms in salute and allegiance to the Nazi Party and its leader.

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German soldiers of jewish origin return home f…

German soldiers of jewish origin return home from WW1

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Aerial photo of Fort Douaumont before and Afte…

Aerial photo of Fort Douaumont before and After the Battle of Verdun . This battle was the largest and longest battle of the Great War on the Western Front between German and French armies.

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6 A sentry of the French Resistance keeps an e…

6 A sentry of the French Resistance keeps an eye out for German and French collaborationist snipers during the Battle for Paris – August 23, 1944

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German View Of A Battle, WW1, Colourised

German View Of A Battle, WW1, Colourised

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Ukrainian refugees with a cow pass by a German…

Ukrainian refugees with a cow pass by a German machine gunner during Operation Barbarossa, July 6, 1941.

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German soldier giving bread to an orphaned Rus…

German soldier giving bread to an orphaned Russian boy. Volkhov area, 1942

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1941: HMS Barham explodes, World War II, after…

1941: HMS Barham explodes, World War II, after being hit by 3 torpedoes from a German sub. Link to background info and video in comments.

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