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  • Vito De

    After several days of bloody house-to-house combat against units of the 1st Ukrainian Front, Scharfschützen from the Fallschirm-Panzer-Div 1. 'Hermann Göring' resting at Kubschütz, suburb in the outskirts of Bautzen, Saxony, Germany. 25 April 1945. by World War 2 Photos, via Flickr

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    German snipers 1945 WWII

  • Peetr Jaeger

    What became of these guys? German snipers at Kubschutz near the German town of Bautzen. April 25, 1945. German snipers of the 1st Parachute tanks First Division "Hermann Göring" in Kubshyutse (Kubschütz), captured from the Red Army on the outskirts Bautzen, Saxony.

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