Come on in! Join Pinterest only takes like a second or so.

More like this: division, belgium and smoking.

Uploaded to Pinterest

Pentax • 1 year ago

This is the complete frame of one of the most famous stills from the German side in World War II. It is one of several taken (along with newsreel film) on December 18, 1944 near Poteau, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. The men are smoking captured American cigarettes, and they are part of the 1st SS Panzer Division, Kampfgruppe Hansen. The man on the left is holding an FN High Power pistol, and is draped in a 7.92mm MG42 ammunition belt. He has been wrongly identified as Walter Armbrusch.

Related Pins:

SS prisoners Belgium 1944

The Malmedy massacre was a war crime in which 84 American prisoners of war were murdered by their German captors during World War II. The massacre was committed on December 17, 1944, by members of Kampfgruppe Peiper (part of the 1st SS Panzer Division), a German combat unit, during the Battle of the Bulge. The massacre, as well as others committed by the same unit on the same day and following days, was the subject of the Malmedy massacre trial, part of the Dachau Trials of 1946. The trials w

Grenadier of German 12th SS Panzer Division 'Hitlerjugend', France, 21 Jun 1944

German soldier smoking pipe. France June 1944

Shell craters left by an Allied barrage laid down to clean German infantry out of the woods and fields during the Battle of the Bulge, Belgium, 1944.

Young German soldiers of the 12th SS Panzer Division “Hitler Youth”surrender to the 7th U.S. Army in Shillersdorf (Schillersdorf), France.

An American patrol moves toward a smoldering German Tiger tank near La Gleize, Belgium - 16 December 1944

12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend.

Ardennes Offensive, Dec 1944: Two men of the 82nd (US) Airborne Division bringing in a young German SS Trooper captured while on reconnaissance patrol outside Bra, between Malmedy and Marche on the northern flank of the salient.

Tank destroyers attached to the 82nd Airborne Division move up in the fog toward Chenaux, Belgium - December 20, 1944,

Nettuno, Italy. German paratrooper (Fallschirmjäger) , smoking a cigarette. 1943.