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War Booty, This photo was on the cover of ‘YANK’ Magazine, Continental Edition of January 14, 1945, entitled “PRESENT ARMS” it featured Pfc. Robert Leigh and his collection of enemy weapons taken by the 83rd Infantry Division during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest. (MP.38 and MP.40’s, an MG.34 and an MG42). [Colorized by Paul Reynolds]

Staff Sergeant George Talbert of 3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, on the lookout for German troops in a forest near Sourbrodt, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge - 19 December 1944

"Green Hell".The Battle of the Hürtgen Forest - M10 of 893rd Tank Destroyer Bn moves thru Hurtgen Forest (Small)

WWII: 70 Years Since The Battle Of The Bulge Began

A German soldier blinded by a booby trap, Battle of the Bulge, Hürtgen Forest, Germany, World War II, December 1944. (Photo by Tony Vaccaro/Getty Images)

Battle Of The Bulge

US Sgt. Cayne (left) seen here with German POWs, Battle of the Bulge, Hürtgen Forest, Germany, World War II, December 1944.

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Hurtgen gallery 10 In January 1945, at the end of the Battle of the Bulge, three men of an intelligence and reconnaissance platoon use skis on patrol in the snow-covered Hürtgen Forest. Their mission is to explore an underground tunnel that the Germans used, it seemed, to get behind the American lines.