11 November 2031

Timeline

  1. 1924.04.01. Defendants in the Beer Hall Putsch trial
  2. 1924.12.20. Adolf Hitler on his Release from Landsberg Prison
  3. 1928.10.11. Showa Emperor (Hirohito) at his coronation 1928
  4. 1933.09.14. Hitler Tours Destruction of Oeschelbronn, Germany
  5. 1934.00.00. Vickers Light Tank Mark III
  6. 1934.04.01. Panzerkampfwagen I Ausf A (SdKfz 101)  
  7. 1935.07.17-21. Adolf Hitler Laughing at a Vacation in Harz Mountains
  8. 1936.01.01. Italian Troops March Past Mussolini Poster in Ethiopia
  9. 1936.04.05. Hermann Göring and His Lion Cub 
  10. 1936.05.30. Japanese Buddhist monks during gas mask drill
  11. 1936.06.13. Picture of People Giving a Nazi Salute, with August Landmesser Refusing to do so
  12. 1936.06.27. Chinese generals Chiang Kai-Shek and Long Yun
  13. 1936.07.02. Heinrich Himmler and SS Generals in Quedlinburg 1936
  14. 1937.08.13. Japanese troops passing the Chinese city of Peiping
  15. 1937.10.22. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor Visited Adolf Hitler at the Berghof 
  16. 1938.00.00 Junkers Ju 87 A of “Legion Condor”
  17. 1938.09.30. German and Italian Officials at Münich Conference
  18. 1938.09.30. Neville Chamberlain's 'Peace of Our Time'
  19. 1938.10.12. Panzer-Regiment 11 Celebrates its First Birthday
  20. 1939.02.24. Vought-Chance SB2U-2 Vindicator
  21. 1939.05.31. Legion Condor Award Ceremony in Hamburg
  22. 1939.08.25. U-25 a Few Days Before the Outbreak of the War
  23. 1939.09.03. German panzers in Poland
  24. 1939.09.18. A Destroyed Panzerkampfwagen 35(t) in Poland 
  25. 1939.09.19. The Remain of Prinz von Ratibor's Panzer IV After the Battle
  26. 1939.09.25. Hitler arrived at an airfield near Warsaw in Poland
  27. 1939.09.29. British soldiers going to the front
  28. 1939.12.18. British POW with Luftwaffe Soldiers
  29. 1939.12.20. Press Conference after the Air Battle in Wilhelmshaven
  30. 1940.01.01. Soviet BT-5 Tanks Knocked Out During the Winter War
  31. 1940.03.10. Germany's Heroes Remembrance Day 1940
  32. 1940.03.11. The Sinking of U-31 off Wilhelmshaven
  33. 1940.04.00. Skoda 35 tank Kompanie wait in a wood for the opening of Blitzkrieg 
  34. 1940.04.01. Crusader Mark I Cruiser Tanks  
  35. 1940.04.13. Junkers Ju 52 After Landing on the Hartvigvann-Lake
  36. 1940.04.30. Dutch Military Motorcyclists during Parade
  37. 1940.05.00. Messerschmitt Bf 109 of LG 2 Belly Landed at Liege
  38. 1940.05-06.00. 6. Panzer-Division Tanks in France 1940  
  39. 1940.05.10. Dutch soldiers surrender at Lutterhoofdwijk
  40. 1940.05.11. Bombing of Blauwburgwal Canal in Amsterdam
  41. 1940.05.13. LSSAH Troops Crossing the River Meuse Near Mook 
  42. 1940.05.13. Ritterkreuz Award Ceremony for Sturm-Abteilung "Koch"
  43. 1940.05.14. Dutch Soldier negotiating the capitulation in 1940
  44. 1940.05.15. Luftwaffe Kriegsberichter Recorded German Movement at Dinant 
  45. 1940.05.16. German military convoy in Amsterdam
  46. 1940.05.16. Motor units of Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler at Amsterdam
  47. 1940.05.26. Tanks of 6. Panzer Division Advance Toward Cassel 
  48. 1940.06.01. Oberleutnant Karl Hanke in a Panzerkampfwagen IV  
  49. 1940.06.01. Panzer 38(t) and Panzer II on the Move
  50. 1940.06.03-06. Hitler With His Staff, June 1940
  51. 1940.06.14. General Kurt von Briesen Reviewing His Troops in Paris Parade
  52. 1940.06.18.Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler in Münich, June 1940 
  53. 1940.06.26. Award Ceremony of Pionier-Bataillon 221
  54. 1940.07.19. Newly Promoted Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring
  55. 1940.08.03. 554. Infanterie-Division at Donaueschingen
  56. 1940.08.12. Bf 109s of JG 53 vs Hurricanes of No.145 Squadron
  57. 1940.09.14. Luftwaffe Ace Hauptmann Rolf Pingel
  58. 1940.10.01. German Armored Parade in Oslo
  59. 1940.10.14. Bus Trapped in the Crater at Balham Station
  60. 1940.11.00. U-34 Training Submarine
  61. 1940.11.01. Panzerkampfwagen II ausf C on Manoeuvre
  62. 1940.11.13. Reception for Soviet's Foreign Minister at Hotel Kaiserhof
  63. 1940.11.18. Hermann Göring Visit "Der Sieg im Westen" Exhibition
  64. 1940.12.00. Emblem of U-93
  65. 1940.12.24. Adolf Galland Waiting for the Führer 
  66. 1941.00.00. Member of 250. Infanterie-Division (División Azul)
  67. 1941.01.00. Wilhelm Haehnelt as Generalleutnant in January 1941
  68. 1941.01-08. SS Soldiers Playing with Squirrel
  69. 1941.01.31. Frostbite Experiments of Unit 1855
  70. 1941.03.01. Panzerkampfwagen III in Libya
  71. 1941.03.13. Former German Heavyweight Boxer Max Schmeling as a Fallschirmjäger
  72. 1941.03.15. Stern of Battleship Bismarck 
  73. 1941.03.24. M13/40 Tanks of the VII Battaglione, Ariete Armored Division 
  74. 1941.04-09.00. A column of German Wehrmacht paraded in Paris
  75. 1941.04.05. Panzerkampfwagen III Ausf G and Ausf H in Bulgaria 
  76. 1941.04.09. Panzerkampfwagen III Crews at Rest and Playing Cards  
  77. 1941.04.09. Panzerkampfwagen IV ausf E of 13. Panzer-Division 
  78. 1941.04.13 German victory parade in Belgrade
  79. 1941.04.13. 11. Panzer-Division Rests During Yugoslavian Campaign 
  80. 1941.04.17. First German POWs in North Africa
  81. 1941.04.20. The capitulation of Greek forces to SS Leibstandarte
  82. 1941.05.00. Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.D tanks of Panzer-Abteilung 65
  83. 1941.05.01. Panzerkampfwagen IVs of the Afrika Korps
  84. 1941.05.11. Dutch SS ceremony in Utrecht Netherlands
  85. 1941.05.20. German Paratrooper during Operation Mercury
  86. 1941.05.20. German Paratroopers rests at Crete
  87. 1941.05.31. Fallschirmjäger Officers at Heraklion
  88. 1941.06-12.00. Leutnant Helmut Ritgen Collecting his Lunch from Field Kitchen
  89. 1941.06.00. Panzerkampfwagen III Ausf.J Medium Tank Negotiating a River Crossing
  90. 1941.06.21. Erich Brandenberger and Erich von Manstein a Day Before Operation Barbarossa
  91. 1941.06.21. German Tank Convoy Near the Soviet Border
  92. 1941.06.23. Char B1 Flammenwerfer Before Operation Barbarossa
  93. 1941.06.26. German Soldiers Move into Burning Russian Villages
  94. 1941.06.30. Execution of Brave Russian Prisoners
  95. 1941.07.00. Cheerful Divisional Personnel Pose with a Wrecked Soviet T-28B tank
  96. 1941.07.00. Oberstleutnant Erich Freiherr von Seckendorff Observes The Battlefield
  97. 1941.07.01. German Troops Prepare to Clear Houses
  98. 1941.07.01. Panzerkampfwagen 35(t) of 6. Panzer-Division
  99. 1941.07.01. Sturmgeschutz III ausf B (SdKfz 142) Fords a River
  100. 1941.07.02. Erwin Rommel visiting Sollum Front
  101. 1941.07.06. Tank-Infantry Cooperation with Panzer 35(t) at Pskov
  102. 1941.07.18. German Troops Remove Communist Red Star
  103. 1941.07.19. U-553 Returned From Successful Patrol
  104. 1941.07.26. Damaged Aircraft of Feldwebel Heinrich Klöpper
  105. 1941.08.00. Generaloberst Hoepner With Officers of 6. Panzer-Division in Leningrad
  106. 1941.08.10. LSSAH NCO Helmut Burose Attack A Soviet Armoured Vehicle
  107. 1941.08.12. RAF Blenheim After Bombing Goldenburg Power Station, Cologne
  108. 1941.08.12. RAF Blenheims Attack Fortuna Power Station in Cologne
  109. 1941.08.25. Ritterkreuz Award Ceremony for Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz von Gross-Zauche
  110. 1941.09-11. Front-Line Conference of Wolfram von Richthofen and Richard Koll
  111. 1941.09.00. Red Army Soldiers Ride Panzer III  
  112. 1941.09.01. Generale Adolf-Friedrich Kuntzen and Otto von Knobelsdorff 
  113. 1941.09.01. German Motorcycle Immobilized by Russian Mud
  114. 1941.09-10. U-83 in the North Atlantic During its Second Patrol
  115. 1941.10.00. 6. Panzer-Division Panzer Convoy
  116. 1941.10.00. Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4 of Feldwebel Fritz Dinger
  117. 1941.10.00. Oberst Richard Koll in his Panzerbefehlswagen III 'RO6'
  118. 1941.10.00. Tanks of Panzer Brigade Koll
  119. 1941.10.02. A Column of Armour from Panzer-Brigade "Koll" at Vyazma 
  120. 1941.10.02. Panoramic View of the Battle of Vyazma
  121. 1941.10.02. Panzerbefehlswagen III 'RO6' of Oberst Richard Koll in a Russian Village
  122. 1941.10.02. PzBefw.III of Oberst Richard Koll at the Battle of Vyazma 
  123. 1941.10.06. Luftwaffe POW officer with British Sergeant
  124. 1941.10.07. Wounded SS With StuG and Destroyed T-34
  125. 1941.10.09. Royal Air Force Avro Lancaster I Flying in the Sky 
  126. 1941.10.16. German Troops Inspect Soviet Trenches Along the Volkhov River
  127. 1941.10.20. Hans-Ulrich Rudel at the Honor Goblet Presentation
  128. 1941.11.01-06. French soldiers of the Légion des Volontaires Français  
  129. 1941.11.24. Rommel With 15. Panzer-Division Between Tobruk and Sidi Omar 
  130. 1941.12.01-09. The Youngest Soldier of French Legion
  131. 1941.12.03. German tank crew surrendered to New Zealand troops
  132. 1941.12.07. Radiogram "Air Raid, Pearl Harbor, This Is Not Drill"
  133. 1941.12.07. Nakajima B5N2 Type 97 Attack Bomber Shot Down at Hospital Point, Pearl Harbor
  134. 1941.12.07. Small Boat Rescues Sailor from USS West Virginia (BB-48)  
  135. 1941.12.07. USS Maryland (BB-46) and Capsized USS Oklahoma (BB-37)  
  136. 1941.12.07. USS Shaw (DD-373) Destroyed in Floating Drydock YFD-2
  137. 1941.12.07. "Battleship Row" after Pearl Harbor Attack
  138. 1941.12.07. Wrecked B-17C Flying Fortress at Hickam Field
  139. 1941.12.08. President Franklin D. Roosevelt Signs the Declaration of War Against Japan 
  140. 1941.12.20. Award ceremony of Romanian medal to Carl Gustaf Mannerheim
  141. 1941.12.23. Panzer-Regiment 201 Receives its First German Tanks
  142. 1941.12.25. Generalmajor Ramcke with His Family in the Christmas of 1941
  143. 1942.01.00. Panzerkampfwagen III During the Soviet Winter 
  144. 1942.01.01. 14th Engineers (Philippine Scouts) Wire Railroad Bridge For Demolition 
  145. 1942.01.01. Crusader Tanks in North Africa  
  146. 1942.01.01. Japanese Imperial Army During The Advance On Luzon
  147. 1942.01.01. M13/40 of Italian XX Armored Corps in North Africa
  148. 1942.01.01. RAF 15 Squadron Short Stirlings in Flight
  149. 1942.01.12. Ritterkreuz Recipient Heinrich "Hein" Springer  
  150. 1942.01.16. Indian Sailor Begs for Water After his Ship was Sunk
  151. 1942.01-03. A Messerschmitt Me 210 from Ergänzungsstaffel Zerstörergeschwader 1 (ZG 1)
  152. 1942.03.01. KNIL soldiers with captured Japanese flag
  153. 1942.03.08. The surrender of the Dutch forces to the Japanese at Kalidjati
  154. 1942.03.13. Japanese American Grocery Proclaims "I Am An American"
  155. 1942.04.05. San Petro Internees Arrive at Santa Anita Assembly Center
  156. 1942.04.06. Japanese Americans Queue for Transport to Santa Anita Assembly Center
  157. 1942.04.09. Banzai Celebration of Japanese Forces at Bataan
  158. 1942.04.10. Lieutenant Edward Henry “Butch” O’Hare in His Cockpit
  159. 1942.04.11. Allied Prisoners of War Sort Confiscated Equipment on Bataan
  160. 1942.04.24. Japanese-Americans at Manzanar War Relocation Center
  161. 1942.05.01. P-40E Warhawk of 11th Fighter Squadron
  162. 1942.05.06. Japanese Tanks on Corregidor 
  163. 1942.05.22. Four of the Best Pilots From Jagdgeschwader 51 (JG 51) "Mölders"
  164. 1942.05.27. Doris Miller Receives the Navy Cross from Admiral Chester W. Nimitz
  165. 1942.05.31. American POWs Reenact Surrender of Corregidor to Imperial Japanese Army
  166. 1942.06.01. M3 Medium Tanks at Fort Knox
  167. 1942.06.03. Marines at General Quarters, Dutch Harbor, Alaska
  168. 1942.06.04. Destroyers Stand By to Pick Up Survivors as USS Yorktown is Abandoned
  169. 1942.06.04. USS Yorktown After Bomb Hits in the Battle of Midway
  170. 1942.06.04. USS Yorktown (CV-5) Lists After Two Torpedoes
  171. 1942.06.05. Renzo Kita, Last Moment of Admiral Yamaguchi
  172. 1942.06.16. U-455 Return From Her Patrol At St. Nazaire
  173. 1942.06.18. German Pioneer Attempting to Demolish Turret No.2 of Fort Maxim Gorky
  174. 1942.06.18. The Remains of Russian Tanks Collected by the Germans  
  175. 1942.06.21. Small Briefing of German Officers Before Stalingrad
  176. 1942.06.28. Portrait Photo of Hans-Joachim Marseille
  177. 1942.07.01. Panzer IVs Pass Knocked Out Universal Carrier 
  178. 1942.07.01. Panzerkampfwagen III Ausf.N During a Lull in Combat  
  179. 1942.07.04. American Prisoners of War Celebrate the Fourth of July at Camp Casisang
  180. 1942.07.12. Politruk Alexey Yeremenko Counterattacking Enemy Positions  
  181. 1942.07.16. German Soldier Playing With a Cat
  182. 1942.08.00. A column of German POWs on the Nevsky Prospekt in Leningrad
  183. 1942.08.01. German Soldiers March To The Front In Fall Blau
  184. 1942.08.09. 1. Panzer-Armee Advances on the Caucasus Mountains
  185. 1942.08.10. German and Finnish Officers at a Ferry on Lake Ladoga
  186. 1942.08.10. "Wake - Beach of Bayonets" Propaganda Poster 
  187. 1942.08.24. Japanese Bomb Impacts USS Enterprise During Battle of the Eastern Solomons
  188. 1942.08.25. U-218 in Kiel Harbor Leaving for Kristiansand
  189. 1942.09.00. New Focke-Wulf Fw 190 For JG 51
  190. 1942.09.03. Johannes-Rudolf Mühlenkamp with his Fox Terrier dog 
  191. 1942.09.15. Victory Marking of U-155
  192. 1942.09.16. HZL Aircrew Celebrating the Unit's 1,000th Sortie Over the Eastern Front
  193. 1942.09.19. Luftwaffe Troops at Stalingrad
  194. 1942.09.21. German Soldier Rides a Camel on the Russian Front  
  195. 1942.09.24. Award Ceremony of Croatian Volunteers in the Outskirts of Stalingrad
  196. 1942.09.29 Maneuvers of British Armored Division
  197. 1942.10.00. P-51 Mustang being prepared for test flight
  198. 1942.10.01. B-17F Flying Fortress at Douglas Aircraft's Long Beach Plant
  199. 1942.10.01. Unteroffizier Gerhard Proske from Jagdgeschwader 54 (JG 54)
  200. 1942.10.08. Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Alexander von Hartmann at Stalingrad
  201. 1942.10.15. Ritterkreuz award ceremony of Wilhelm Knetsch at Stalingrad
  202. 1942.10.16. German Pioneer Officer at the Ruins of Stalingrad
  203. 1942.10.16. German troops push into Barrikady Gun Factory in Stalingrad
  204. 1942.10.26. Nakajima B5N2 Passes USS Northampton (CA-26)
  205. 1942.11.01. Sergeant William Watts Manning B-24D Liberator Tunnel Machine Gun
  206. 1942.11.01. Soldiers in Bunks on Army Transport S.S. Pennant
  207. 1942.11.01. US Marine Mortar Squad on the Matanikau
  208. 1942.11.04. General Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma Surrender to Bernard Montgomery 
  209. 1942.11.06. U-125 Returning to Lorient
  210. 1942.11.11. Oberleutnant Winkler Gives Order Near the Barrikady Factory Stalingrad
  211. 1942.11.23. Panzerkampfwagen III Ausf N Unloaded in North Africa
  212. 1942.11.27. German Armour Entering the French harbour of Toulon  
  213. 1942.11.30. The grave of Oberleutnant Joachim Sonntag at Rzhev
  214. 1942.12.01. "Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels" Watch American Wounded Rest
  215. 1942.12.01. Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf G Abandoned by Their Crews 
  216. 1942.12.01. USS Alabama (BB-60) Anchored at Lynn Haven
  217. 1942.12.12-23. Panzergrenadiers with the Wrecked T-34 
  218. 1942.12.25 The first Christmas of SS Division "Prinz Eugen"
  219. 1943.01.00. Karl Dönitz Studying Maps at Kriegsmarine Headquarter
  220. 1943.01.00. Messerschmitt Bf 109 of Feldwebel Hans Döbrich
  221. 1943.01.00. Oberst Walther von Hünersdorff Discussing Strategy
  222. 1943.01.01. M3 Stuart Light Tank in North Africa
  223. 1943.01.01. Panzerkampfwagen III Ausf N of Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 501
  224. 1943.01.18. British SAS Just Back From a Three Month Patrol
  225. 1943.01.20. Captain Robert L. Faurot, 39th Fighter Squadron, US Army Air Corps 
  226. 1943.01.20. Men of SS Prinz Eugen Riding On a Hotchkiss H-39 During Operation Weiss
  227. 1943.01.22. General Montgomery Planning the Final Assault on Tripoli
  228. 1943.01.24. Giraud and de Gaulle Shaking Hands at Casablanca Conference
  229. 1943.01.31. Generalleutnant Carl Rodenburg Photographed at Stalingrad
  230. 1943.02.10. B-24D Liberator of 308th Bomb Group Passes P-40Ks of 23rd Fighter Group
  231. 1943.02.14. Crew of C-47 "Early Delivery"
  232. 1943.02.27. Captured Afrikakorps after the Battle of Sened Station
  233. 1943.03.04. Messerschmitt Me 210 A-1 “2N+LT” Crash Landed at Gerbini
  234. 1943.03.06. Extraordinary Tank Hunter Werner Wrangel
  235. 1943.03.06. Günther Rall and His Men with Unit Mascot
  236. 1943.03.17. B-17 Flying Fortress "Invasion 2nd" at Training Session
  237. 1943.03.19. Adolf Hitler Inspecting Dora
  238. 1943.03.21. Marder II "Kohlenklau" of Unteroffizier Helmut Kohlke
  239. 1943.03.22. Artur Phleps and Kurt Waldheim at Yugoslavia
  240. 1943.04.00. Oberstleutnant Karl-Gottfried Nordmann, Luftwaffe Ace  
  241. 1943.04-05. Panther Ausf.D Medium Tanks on Rail Cars Waiting to be shipped to the Front 
  242. 1943.04-10. Panzer Commanders of Das Reich and LSSAH
  243. 1943.04.04. Adolf Hitler Inspecting Gustav
  244. 1943.04.17. U-Boat Crew Yelled for Help after his Ship was Sunk
  245. 1943.04.18. U-37 Returned to the Base at Wilhelmshaven 
  246. 1943.04.20. Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Major Wilhelm Eggemann
  247. 1943.04.21. Ritterkreuz Award Ceremony for Gefreiter Werner Rausch
  248. 1943.04.27. Heinz Guderian Visiting Tiger Company of SS Leibstandarte
  249. 1943.05.09. Launching of US Submarine USS Robalo (SS-273)  
  250. 1943.05.12. German prisoners at Enfidaville Tunisia
  251. 1943.05.13. German Generals Captured in Tunisia
  252. 1943.05.17. Sir Arthur Harris Debriefing Guy Gibson's Crew After Dambusters Raid
  253. 1943.06.01. Boeing XB-29 Superfortress in Flight
  254. 1943.06.07. Visit of General Lüters to Prinz Eugen Division
  255. 1943.06.14. KNIL marching in Australia
  256. 1943.06.30. US Army 43rd Infantry Division, 172nd Regiment Lands on Rendova
  257. 1943.07.01. Self-Propelled Howitzer "Hummel" at the Battle of Kursk
  258. 1943.07.06. Panzerkampfwagen IV ausf G tanks on the Move 
  259. 1943.07.09. B-25D Mitchell "Lady Jane" of 23rd Antisubmarine Squadron
  260. 1943.07.11. Robert Rowan explodes off the coast of Gela Sicily
  261. 1943.07.19. Benito Mussolini Speaks with Wilhelm Keitel at Feltre Airfield
  262. 1943.07.22. Wing Commander Guy Gibson (Dambusters Raid) With His Crew
  263. 1943.07.23. Australian soldiers at the Battle of Mount Tambu
  264. 1943.07.30. Corporal Bull Allen carrying wounded soldier at Mount Tambu
  265. 1943.08.13. Tiger Commander of sPz.Abt.503 Confers With "Totenkopf" Panzergrenadiers
  266. 1943.09.00. Children Playing with Panzer Tiger in Italy
  267. 1943.09.04. Canadian tanks landed at Reggio Calabria
  268. 1943.09.07. VMF-214 "Black Sheep" at Espiritu Santo
  269. 1943.09.10. Hans Lex Award Ceremony
  270. 1943.09.27. Tank of SS Division Prinz Eugen in Split Croatia during Operation Axis
  271. 1943.10.01. German Fallschirmjäger on the Italian Front 
  272. 1943.10.04. Tiger #332 Stuck in the Mud (Recovery Training)
  273. 1943.11.09. Muslim Members of Handschar Division at Prayer during their Training in Germany
  274. 1943.11.12. RAF Supermarine Spitfire Vb at Kenley Airfield 
  275. 1943.11.24. M3 Medium Tank Crew of 1st Armored Division Displays 75mm Ammunition
  276. 1943.11.28. WASPs Receive Final Instructions Before Flying B-26 Marauder
  277. 1943.12.31. B-17 Flying Fortresses Strike Bois-Colombes
  278. 1943.12.24. Coast Guard LST Heads for Cape Gloucester with Elements of 1st Marine Division
  279. 1944.00.00. A Rider Delivers Mail to Nashorn Crew
  280. 1944.00.00. Crew of B-24J 44-40783 Photographed in Front of "Tough Titti"
  281. 1944.01.01. Churchill AVRE with Small Box Girder Bridge and Churchill Crocodile  
  282. 1944.01.01. Memorial Service in Prisoner of War Heito Camp #3, Formosa
  283. 1944.01.01. NCR N-530 Bombe Enigma Decryption Machine
  284. 1944.01.02. 44 Squadron Lancaster Warms Up  
  285. 1944.01.10. 1st Marine War Dog Platoon and 2nd Marine Raider Regiment on Bougainville
  286. 1944.01.14. Marine War Dog and Handler
  287. 1944.01.14. Ritterkreuz award ceremony for panzer ace Michael Wittmann and Bobby Woll
  288. 1944.01.28. Pilots of Tuskegee Airmen Discusses Air Action Over Anzio 
  289. 1944.02.19. 22nd Marines Get Coffee Aboard USS Middleton
  290. 1944.02.19. A Marine with Thousand Yard Stare
  291. 1944.03.01. German self-propelled gun Sturmpanzer IV "Brummbär"
  292. 1944.03.31 Two US ground crew paint Easter message to the bomb
  293. 1944.04.01. Prototype 37mm Flakpanzer IV "Möbelwagen"
  294. 1944.04.05. New Zealand soldiers drinks tea in Cassino
  295. 1944.04.11. Crew of B-17G "Flatbush Floogie" is Captured
  296. 1944.04.20. Adolf Hitler and Hermann Göring at the Demonstration of Hetzer
  297. 1944.04.20. Crew of U-198 Before Her Second Patrol
  298. 1944.05.00. Panther from Wiking Bogged Down in Thick Mud
  299. 1944.05-06. Panthers of Wiking Division in Maciejewo 
  300. 1944.05.12. US Marines Disembark from LVT-1 Amtrac at Guam Landing Training 
  301. 1944.05.13. Practice jump before D-Day
  302. 1944.05.14. French Troops During the Fighting of the Italian Campaigns
  303. 1944.05.14. Panther of Wiking Division at SS-Truppenübungsplatz Heidelager
  304. 1944.05.15. Major Jimmy Stewart Receives Air Medal
  305. 1944.05.18. British Commonwealth troops with captured Nazi flag at Monte Cassino
  306. 1944.05.18. New Zealand tank crew at Cassino
  307. 1944.05.19. B-17G Destroyed by Bomb Strike From Above
  308. 1944.05.20. A change of command ceremony of SS Division Wiking
  309. 1944.05.25. German Glider at Operation Rösselsprung
  310. 1944.05.25. SS Paratroopers with captured British and US flags
  311. 1944.05.27. Consolidated B-24D Liberator "First Sergeant"  
  312. 1944.05.27. Officers of Hitlerjugend Division Posing Together at Fritz Witt's Birthday
  313. 1944.06.03. Italian refugees with New Zealand soldier
  314. 1944.06.03. US Rangers Aboard their Landing Craft Before Normandy Invasion
  315. 1944.06.05. American paratrooper before D-Day
  316. 1944.06.05. General Eisenhower chats with Paratroopers before D-Day
  317. 1944.06.05. German Generals Ernst Philipp, Hans Schlemmer and Helmut Staedke
  318. 1944.06.05. Soldiers of 502nd PIR donning the equipment before D-Day
  319. 1944.06.06. U.S. assault team landing at Omaha Beach
  320. 1944.06.06. Private Jim Flanagan with captured German flag on the morning of D-Day
  321. 1944.06.06. Canadian AA Crew with Bofors Gun in Normandy on D-Day
  322. 1944.06.06. Korean Yang Kyoungjong Captured in Wehrmacht Uniform
  323. 1944.06.07. Adolf Hitler Studying The Allied Landing at D-Day
  324. 1944.06.07. Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf H of 12. SS-Panzer-Division 
  325. 1944.06.08. 2nd New Zealand Division's personnel sorting out maps
  326. 1944.06.09. Max Wünsche and 12th SS Soldiers at Rots Normandy
  327. 1944.06.11. Marauder II Bombs Banja Luka Yugoslavia 
  328. 1944.06.14. Tiger #222 Taking Tiger #231 in Tow After a Breakdown
  329. 1944.06.15. Captured Foreign Volunteers in the German Army
  330. 1944.06.17. V-1 Strikes Battersea, London 
  331. 1944.06.20. 12. SS-Panzer-Division "Hitlerjugend" Panther Ausf G 
  332. 1944.06.25. John Crocker and Rod Keller in Normandy
  333. 1944.06.26. V-1 Over England
  334. 1944.06.27. The "Last Stand" Defender of Cherbourg
  335. 1944.06.30. V-1 Hits the Aldwych, London  
  336. 1944.07.01. Flakpanzer IV (3.7cm FlaK) Ostwind
  337. 1944.07.01. P-51s of 352nd Fighter Group Escort B-24Js of 458th Bomb Group
  338. 1944.07.02. A Japanese Dive Bomber Shot Down Near Truk
  339. 1944.07.05. Generals Dwight Eisenhower, Omar Bradley and Lawton Collins
  340. 1944.07.07. Finnish Sturmgeschütz crew
  341. 1944.07.08. Oberleutnant Franz Ludwig Discussing Strategy With His Men
  342. 1944.07.11. German soldiers surrender at Vilnius Lithuania
  343. 1944.07.16 Three German commanders in St.-Lô area
  344. 1944.07.18. 26th QMC War Dog Platoon on Biak
  345. 1944.07.22. SS NCO Ferdinand Breitfelder with Captured British Weapon
  346. 1944.07.22. Wiking Officers Strolling at Nurzec rail station
  347. 1944.07.25. Studio Portrait of Luftwaffe Ace Wilhelm Batz
  348. 1944.07.28. British General John Crocker with visiting Soviet delegation
  349. 1944.07.29. American Troops Stand Guard Behind German POW at Le Gast
  350. 1944.07.29. Coast Guard LST Follows LCIs to Cape Sansapor
  351. 1944.07.31. 3rd Marine Division Searches Agana for Japanese Survivors
  352. 1944.07.31. King George VI during award ceremony for Canadian soldiers in Italy
  353. 1944.08.00. Adolf Hitler and Wachtmeister Arthur Adam
  354. 1944.08.00. Reichsbahn Personnel Wearing Camo
  355. 1944.08.01. Adolf Hitler Second Visit to the Victims of the 20 July 1944 Plot
  356. 1944.08.01. Adolf Hitler Visiting His Adjutant Heinrich Borgmann
  357. 1944.08.01. Americans Approach Panther Ausf A in Periers, France 
  358. 1944.08.01. Panzerkampfwagen IV ausf H in Poland
  359. 1944.08.01. Portrait Photo of Karl Ullrich After Award Ceremony
  360. 1944.08.01. Reception of Leading NS Officers by Adolf Hitler
  361. 1944.08.01. Schwertern Award Ceremony For Rainer Stahel
  362. 1944.08.02. Fieseler Fi-103 V-1 in Flight
  363. 1944.08.02. Luftwaffe General Werner Kreipe and Eckhard Christian
  364. 1944.08.02-03. German Soldiers Looking for Low-Flying Enemy Aircraft
  365. 1944.08.03. 155mm "Long Tom" Fires at Japanese on Guam
  366. 1944.08.03. Destroyed Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.J in Normandy  
  367. 1944.08.04. Hitler Assembles The Reichsleiter and Gauleiter After July 1944 Attempt
  368. 1944.08.05. Ion Antonescu and Adolf Hitler Met for the Last Time
  369. 1944.08.09. A Young SS Hitlerjugend Soldier Captured by the Canadian at Normandy
  370. 1944.08.09. Otter Scout Car of 4th Armored Division, II Canadian Corps 
  371. 1944.08.10. M-2 Wildcats and F4U Corsairs at Daugherty Field, Long Beach, California
  372. 1944.08.10. RAF 5 Group Lancaster Attacks Bordeaux Refinery
  373. 1944.08.10. Sepp Dietrich Before Brillanten Award Ceremony
  374. 1944.08.10. Sepp Dietrich After Brillanten Award Ceremony
  375. 1944.08.10. Sepp Dietrich Received by Hitler
  376. 1944.08.10. Sepp Dietrich Receiving Brillanten from Hitler
  377. 1943.08.10. Tiger of Großdeutschland with Two Soldiers and Captured Soviet Anti-Tank Guns
  378. 1944.08.11. Jedburgh Special Forces Board B-24D Liberator
  379. 1944.08.15. Panzerkampfwagen IV ausf H (SdKfz 161) of 3.SS Panzer-Division "Totenkopf"
  380. 1944.08.17. General Philippe Leclerc and French Tank Crew
  381. 1944.08.20. Captured of General der Infanterie Ferdinand Neuling
  382. 1944.08.20. Jagdpanzer 38(t) "Hetzer" of Heeresgruppe Sudukraine
  383. 1944.08.21. American Soldier Inspects Panther Ausf A
  384. 1944.08.26. Captured German Kübelwagen in the liberation of Paris
  385. 1944.08.28. Heer officer served in Luftwaffe Field Division
  386. 1944.08.29. General Alfred Gutknecht captured by the US
  387. 1944.09-10. A Heinkel He 111 Rolling Towards its Heavily Guarded Revetment
  388. 1944.09-10. A V-1 With Very Unusual Camouflage Pattern
  389. 1944.09-11. SS Anti-Tank in Action at Transylvania
  390. 1944.09.00. PK Cameraman Made a Footage of Fw 190
  391. 1944.09.01. Briefing African-American Pilots of the 332nd Fighter Group  
  392. 1944.09.01. Captain Andrew D. Turner, 100th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group 
  393. 1944.09.01. Ground Crew Affix Fuel Tank to P-51C Mustang 
  394. 1944.09.01. PFC John T. Fields Checks Ammunition on P-51B Mustang
  395. 1944.09.03. Charles Foulkes and Harry Crerar in Dieppe France
  396. 1944.09.08. General Oliver Leese speaking with Canadian NCO in Italy
  397. 1944.09.15. Jagdpanther of schwere Panzerjäger-Abteilung 559 
  398. 1944.09.17. Two of Eighteen Allied POWs Rescued by USS Queenfish (SS-393)
  399. 1944.09.18. British Paratroopers with German Prisoner at Arnhem
  400. 1944.09.18. German SS Prisoners at Arnhem
  401. 1944.09.19. General Hermann Plocher Arrived at Milsbeek 
  402. 1944.09.28. Nijmegen, Netherlands After Operation Market-Garden
  403. 1944.10.--. Karl Nicolussi-Leck on the Cupola of his Panther #801 
  404. 1944.10.01. British Churchill Mark VIII Tank
  405. 1944.10.14. Panther Ausf A Destroyed by XIX Tactical Air Command 
  406. 1944.10.15. Königstiger Occupying a Street Intersection in Budapest
  407. 1944.10.15. SS Soldiers With Captured Hungarian War Machines in Buda Castle
  408. 1944.10.17. Royal Hamilton Light Infantry During the Battle of the Scheldt
  409. 1944.10.20. Destroyed Catholic Church at Dulag, Leyte
  410. 1944.10.20. Wounded 7th Cavalry Tankers Receive First Aid
  411. 1944.10.21. US Army General Douglas MacArthur's Second Landing on Leyte 
  412. 1944.10.29. British war correspondent in the Netherlands
  413. 1944.11.--. SS-Sturmbannführer Luis Thaler with Waffen-Obersturmbannführer Armando Giorleo
  414. 1944.11.24. The crew of B-29 Superfortress 42-24598 "Waddy's Wagon"
  415. 1944.12.11. M4 Sherman Mine Exploder T1E3 Clears A Road in Beggendorf
  416. 1944.12.16. Wounded SS soldier during the Battle of the Bulge
  417. 1944.12.18. American Soldiers of the 99th Infantry Division March Into Captivity
  418. 1944.12.18. Gloster Meteor F.3 of Royal Air Force 616 Squadron in Flight 
  419. 1944.12.21. PT Boat Crewman Lathers Up with Soap Prior to Salt Water Bath 
  420. 1944.12.22. Luftwaffe Ace Gerhard Tyben Receiving The Knight's Cross
  421. 1944.12.25. Coldstream Guards' Sherman Firefly IC Guards Bridge at Namur
  422. 1944.12.27. Messerschmitt Bf 109 is “Blaue 15” of Leutnant Lehmann
  423. 1944.12.27. Panther Ausf G Abandoned in the Ardennes
  424. 1944.12.29. Destroyed American War Machines Near Bastogne
  425. 1945.01.01. American Armada at Ulithi Atoll
  426. 1945.01.02. Eichenlaub award ceremony for Panzer Ace Otto Carius
  427. 1945.01.06. USS Columbia (CL-56) Hit by Kamikaze Attack
  428. 1945.01.07-12. Fritz Vogt and Fritz Darges in Front of Hegykastely Castle
  429. 1945.01.14. 44th Evacuation Hospital Orderlies Carry Malmedy Victim on Stretcher  
  430. 1945.01.19. German prisoners trudge past a British Sherman tank at Höngen
  431. 1945.01.24. Sherman Tanks of 7th Armored in St. Vith
  432. 1945.01.26. U.S. M8 Greyhound Near the German Border
  433. 1945.02.01. Reactor B at the Hanford Engineer Works
  434. 1945.02.03. M24 Chaffee of 18th Cavalry Squadron
  435. 1945.02.05. First Ledo Road Convoy to Reach Kunming, China
  436. 1945.02.09. Douglas MacArthur Inspects Damage to Stotsenburg Station Hospital 
  437. 1945.03.16. Coning Tower Test Using U-2330
  438. 1945.02.18. Platoon of 4th Marine Division Briefed on Iwo Jima on Attack Transport 
  439. 1945.02.20. A Marine Artillery Observer on Iwo Jima
  440. 1945.02.20. Marine Naps While War Dog Stands Guard 
  441. 1945.02.20. Wounded Marines Are Helped to an Aid Station by Navy Corpsmen
  442. 1945.02.23. First Flag Raising on Iwo Jima
  443. 1945.02.23. Raising the American Flag on Iwo Jima
  444. 1945.03.20. Adolf Hitler Congratulating Hitlerjugend Boys 
  445. 1945.03.20. M-12 Tank was Called Upon to Blast Enemy Defenses at Siegfried Line 
  446. 1945.03.23. Jagdtiger Abandoned in Neustadt
  447. 1945.03.24. German Town Destroyed During Operation Varsity  
  448. 1945.03.25. B-17G Flying Fortress "Big Yank"
  449. 1945.03.27. USS West Virginia (BB-48) Shoots Down a Japanese Kamikaze Plane
  450. 1945.04.01. A Knocked-Out Jagdpanther Being Examined by an American Soldier
  451. 1945.04.01. 2nd Mixed Brigade Field Hospital Surrenders on Iwo Jima
  452. 1945.04.01. German town Wesel after the bombing
  453. 1945.04.03. 15 Year Old German Soldier Cries After Being Captured

22 May 2022

Rommel Visiting the Sollum Front

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Date: Wednesday, 2 July 1941
Place: Halfaya Pass, Sollum, Libya
Photographer: Fritz Sturm

Together with his staff officers, on 2 July 1941 General der Panzertruppe Erwin Rommel (left, Kommandierender General Deutsches Afrikakorps) made a visit to the headquarters of I.Bataillon / Schützen-Regiment 104 / 15.Panzer-Division in the Sollum front, which is on the border Libya-Egypt. During this visit, in particular "Der Wüstenfuchs" (The Desert Fox) congratulated the commander of the battalion, Hauptmann der Reserve Wilhelm Bech (walking at the forefront with Rommel), who in the battle a month earlier managed to withstand the British tank forces who were trying to break through the Halfaya Pass in order to free their comrades who were besieged in Tobruk, in a mass attack codenamed Operation Battleaxe (15-17 June 1941). For three full days Bach and his men endured wave after wave of enemy tank attacks, with only a platoon of Flak 88 cannons as their main weapon. Although Rommel himself had ordered the Bataillonskommandeur to retreat to a more adequate defensive location "if possible", Bach interpreted his commander's last words in the opposite direction: a counterattack that succeeded in repelling the British troops! For this phenomenal achievement, Bach - who is a former priest (!) - was awarded the prestigious Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes on July 9, 1941, just a week after this photo was taken. The Flak 88 itself was originally an anti-aircraft gun, but it can be just as good when it comes to hitting tank targets on the ground. BTW, in April 1941 - which was only one month after Rommel arrived in North Africa - German forces managed to defeat the invading British army and driven it out of Libya, except for one stubborn ANZAC garrison which remained in the port city of Tobruk (despite being besieged by a combined force of Italian and German Afrikakorps). Over the next year, the re-capture of Tobruk became Rommel's biggest obsession, because without it all German efforts to conquer Egypt would be vulnerable. When the port city was finally occupied in June 1942, a grateful Hitler rewarded Rommel with an extraordinary promotion to Generalfeldmarschall.

Source:
https://www.bridgemanimages.com/en/search?filter_group=all&filter_region=GBR&filter_text=Erwin%20Rommel

09 May 2022

Dutch Military Motorcyclists during Parade


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Date: Tuesday, 30 April 1940
Place: Netherlands
Photographer: Unknown

A line-up of Dutch military motorcyclists led by a three-wheeled motorcycle with timpanist during an inspection, held by Major General Van Nijnatten, Commander of III Army Corps, for the birthday of Princess Juliana on April 30th, 1940. The timpanist belongs to the Hussars Motorcyclists Regiment. The picture was taken during the mobilization of the Dutch army and 10 days prior to the German invasion of The Netherlands. During the mobilization of 1939, both the 'Regiment Wielrijders' (RW) and the 'Eskadrons Wielrijders' formed war units. The number of infantrymen on the bicycle (but also on the motorcycle) was about 5600 men. In May 1940, both regiments of cyclists mainly fought in Dordrecht and the surrounding area. The squadrons of cyclists have distinguished themselves in the fighting around the 'Grebbeline'. The Dutch army confiscated many civilian motorbikes during the mobilisation in 1939. 'Anything goes' applied more or less, although according to the mobilization instructions the following brands were eligible: Indian, Harley-Davidson, Douglas, Gilette, FN, Sarolea, Ariel, BSA, Eysink, Excelsior, Simplex and Triumph. But bikes from other brands were also welcome, such as DKWs and Nortons.”



Source :
https://www.instagram.com/p/CdABVlqLJB3/

03 May 2022

German Armored Parade in Oslo

Image size: 8308 x 6236 pixel. 17 MB
Date: Tuesday, 1 October 1940
Place: Oslo, Norway
Photographer: Unknown

The German military parade of the Panzertruppen (Tank Troops) unit which were held at Karl Johans Gate, Oslo, the capital of Norway, on October 1, 1940. These Panzerkampfwagen I Ausf.B type tanks were from the Panzer-Abteilung z.b.V. 40 led by Oberstleutnant Ernst Volckheim (1898-1962), seen here giving a military salute accompanied by one of his officer. Volckheim is dressed in a black Panzer uniform. The Universitetsplassen square is surrounded by buildings of the University of Oslo.. Ernst Volckheim himself went down in history as one of the founders of the German panzer force, apart from the more famous Heinz Guderian. From 1924 he had written on the theory of tank warfare, drawing on his experiences in the First World War as a member of the Imperial German Tank Corps. Ironically, the one who then received wider publication was Guderian, who had just written his masterpiece, "Achtung Panzer!", only in 1937! This is because it was the latter who introduced the armored unit to German leader Adolf Hitler, who was then so impressed by Guderian's presentation that he immediately said enthusiastically, "This is what I need! This is what I want to have!"

The Norwegian "Aftenposten" newaspaper described the parade on page 2 in its evening issue on Tuesday 1 October 1940, as follows: "German armored vehicles parade on Karl Johan. Just before half past ten this morning, a large German military music corps marched down Karl Johan and lined up just opposite the University on the occasion of German armored vehicles parade for its commander, Colonel Volksheim. It was not long after the band had lined up, before people gathered along the curb to watch the parade. And on the University Stairs, a number of students had gathered, who had a short break between lectures. Before the parade itself, the units that were to participate were gathered on Tullinløkken and marched from there to their tanks, which were meanwhile parked in the side streets. Shortly after, the long wagon column came up in Karl Johan and passed over Drammensveien. When Colonel Volksheim had taken his place, the first tank passed the colonel a moment later, while the music played a military march. Armored car after armored car rolled past on its belts. Different types of passers-by, followed by open cars, which brought everything an armored battalion needs to be effective. When the last carriage in the column had passed, Colonel Volksheim drove away, the music was silent and the parade was over. A few minutes later, the traffic went back to normal on Karl Johan."




Source :
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fo30141711070017_WW2_Norway_1940-10-01_Wehrmacht_Panzertruppen_Ernst_Volckheim_Panzerkampfwagen_German_Tank_troops_parade_salute_Karl_Johans_gate_Universitetsplassen_Oslo_NTBs_krigsarkiv_Riksarkivet_CC_BY_Rettighetshaver_etc_krediteres.jpg

25 December 2021

Generalmajor Ramcke with His Family in the Christmas of 1941

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Date: Thursday, 25 December 1941
Place: Germany
Photographer: Unknown

Generalmajor Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke (Kommandeur Ergänzungseinheiten und Schulen des XI. Fliegerkorps) in a formal picture with his family on Christmas Day of 1941. The mother of the children is Ruth Göldner - daughter of Generalleutnant Paul Göldner - who is 20 years younger than her husband. The couple had eight children, with the youngest being Volker Ramcke, who was born in 1952, a year after his father was released from an Allied prison camp. In the photo itself General Ramcke is wearing a Luftwaffe kleinerrock suit, with a bunch of medals pinned to the chest. Of course the most prestigious medal is the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes in his neck, which he got on August 21, 1941, four months before this photo was taken. Ramcke himself then completed his Ritterkreuz "collection" with three more of even higher tiers: Eichenlaub (13 November 1942), Schwerter (19 September 1944), and Brillanten (19 September 1944). The latter made him one of only 27 soldiers in the entire Wehrmacht and SS to have it! The couple's six children make the mother, Ruth Ramcke, eligible for the Mutterkreuz (Mother's Cross), a special medal bestowed by the German government on every mother who gives birth to five or more children, as a token of appreciation for their dedication and sacrifices in raising so many children.


Source:
https://twitter.com/x3892555/status/1220459234988646411

Ritterkreuz Award Ceremony for Wilhelm Eggemann

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Date: Tuesday, 20 April 1943
Place: Staraya Russa, Novgorod, Soviet Union
Photographer: Unknown

Ritterkreuz award ceremony for Major Wilhelm Eggemann (Kommandeur II.Bataillon / Grenadier-Regiment 94 / 32.Infanterie-Division), which was held on 20 April 1943 at Staraya Russa, Novgorod, Soviet Union. The one draping the medal on the right is Generalleutnant Wilhelm Wegener (Kommandeur 32. Infanterie-Division), while the one helping to drape it in the center is most likely Rittmeister Hans-Joachim von Koeckritz (Kommandeur Aufklärungs-Abteilung 32 / 32.Infanterie-Division). In this photo, Koekritz is seen wearing a schirmmütze (visor hat) with the totenkopf crest on the front. This is because he is a former member of the Reiter-Regiment 5, one of Germany's leading cavalry units with a long history, which members - or former members - proudly displays the skull symbol in their caps.


Eggemann’s Ritterkreuz recommendation reads as follows:

“During the great defensive battle in the time period 26.02.-18.03.1943 the 32. Infanterie-Division defended the area between Borossino and Lowat, with its frontline facing southwards. In this time Major Eggemann and his Bataillon (which was involved in all the major combat from the start and had by now become badly depleted) were deployed to a thick, coverless swampy area east of Koslowo. Following endless artillery fire of all kinds the enemy struck against the front of this Bataillon on the 15.03.1943 with the support of tanks.

On the morning of that day an enemy tank-supported penetration on the left wing of the Bataillon threatened to turn into a breakthrough. A Kompanie which had been temporarily attached to the Bataillon was supposed to withdraw to the positions of the heavy Pak in an orderly fashion. However it was instead threatening to fall into confusion, and had lost contact with its neighbours. The enemy sent in tanks and infantry through the extant frontline gap. An enemy breakthrough seemed inevitable. Such a move would seriously compromise the Regiment, which had by now used up its last reserves. It would probably also make it impossible for the Division to carry out its planned withdrawal to the Redja river during the following night.

In this situation Major Eggemann chose the reckless and yet only feasible option given the circumstances. Using the remnants of his staff and individual soldiers who happened to be in the vicinity, he formed the core of an offensive group. He personally dashed from squad to squad, directing the men of the left Kompanie and compelling them to hold out. He also gathered up individual squads in order to strengthen his own assault group. Now leading at the head of this group, he threw himself at the head of the enemy. He did this despite the exhausted state of his men and having personally been wounded twice in this fighting. With his machine-pistol in hand he was a model for his Grenadiers in the ensuing close combat. Along with his assault group he was able to eliminate the battalion sized enemy force that had penetrated the lines down to the last man. Two enemy tanks also ended up destroyed behind friendly lines. This restored the old combat situation, and the front could now be held until after nightfall, when the planned withdrawal was commenced.

This battlefield success was achieved with energy, boldness and fearless devotion to duty. Furthermore it was the prerequisite for the successful withdrawal of friendly lines to the Redja position. Eggemann’s Bataillon enabled the Regiment to carry out its withdrawal movement without leaving behind any heavy weapons, equipment or ammunition in spite of the extreme difficulties associated with the terrain.”




Source :
Leander Haslerud photo collection
http://alifrafikkhan.blogspot.com/2013/07/album-foto-32-infanterie-division.html
https://www.tracesofwar.com/persons/3888/Eggemann-Wilhelm.htm
https://www.warrelics.eu/forum/1939-eisernes-kreuz-forum/minty-ek1-wear-105499/