Hitler in 1916 or 1917 during World War I on the far left (with the “x” over his head). This is one of only three photos I know of where he is shown wearing suspenders. The caption beneath reads “noise band.”
Major Heinrich Ruhl (1915-2015), Kommandeur Füselier Batallion 122, Ritterkreuz 21.09.1944, Eichenlaub (789) 16.03.1945
Two radio operators can be seen inside a shelter on the steppe. The soldiers appear to have been here for some reasonable time as two Zeltbahn capes have been used as a tent. There were a number of standard designs for constructing Zeltbahn tents and some of them could house four, eight and even sixteen men. These Zeltbahn tents were ideal rainproof shelters ar were used extensively throughout the war, but they were not designed for front line use.