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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…

Panzergrenadiers from Kampfgruppe Hansen (one of the three large kampfgruppe of the Leibstandarte Division) take a cigarette brake. Such a state was the norm during combat operations. This photograph was taken after the action on the Poteau and Recht road, in early hours of 18 December 1944.

In a captured image distributed by the Signal Corps, a German trooper is seen near the Ardennes Forest. It is one of the most famous stills from the German side in World War II, and is one of several taken (along with newsreel film) on December 18, 1944 near Poteau, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. The soldier is part of the 1st SS Panzer Division, Kampfgruppe Hansen, and he is draped in a 7.92mm MG42 ammunition belt. He has been wrongly identified as Walter Armbrusch.

II.Robert Gysae (January 14, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was a Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub).

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Buy Fresh Fish

Buy Fresh Fish A World War I Canada Food Board poster encouraging shoppers to change their habits so that fresh meat can be shipped to soldiers: "Buy fresh fish. Save the meat for our soldiers and allies." Illustrated by E. Henderson, c. 1914.

The United States Army created the documentary The Negro Soldier in 1944 during World War II. The film was produced by Frank Capra as a follow up to his successful film series Why We Fight.

1938: Hitler mit den Ehrenzeichen eines Ehrenkorporals der faschistischen Miliz Italiens

German Soldiers - Makes a nice change to see some German soldiers without a pile of murdered corpses lying in front of them.