Rare Random Images From WW2: Part 3

Rare Random Images From WW2: Part 3

Greek soldiers taken prisoner sit around as a German guard watches over them. May-June 1941. Mussolini attacked the Greeks first but was thrown back by the tough Greek fighters. Hitler then steeped in. He wanted to protect the Balkans to keep the British out from getting a toehold. The Greek army however brave was no match for the Wehrmacht.

For propaganda? Or kind Germans? Two German soldiers support a wounded Canadian soldier after the Dieppe raid. August 1942.

French legion of the German army (638th Infantry Regiment) on its way to Moscow from Smolensk. November 1941.

German soldiers prepare a "Goliath" during the suppression of the Warsaw Uprising. August 11, 1944. (Image by Gutermann)

A Waffen SS soldier chats with Soviet women at Belgorod. 1943. It would be interesting to know what the conversation was about. We will never know.

Occupied Greece. April 1941. Sepp Dietrich of the   1st SS Panzer Division "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler"  talks to Greek prisoners.

Soviet citizens about t be hanged by the Germans. Hitler's orders for Barbarossa was that all Soviet Commissars and partitions were to be executed immediately. The so-called "Commissar Order".

German soldiers listen carefully to what this Russian lady is saying. Novorossiysk, 1942. Why do men always listen carefully when a woman speaks? Be it war or during peace.

September 18, 1944. Germans carry their wounded during the Warsaw Uprising.

 German soldiers crouch behind a Stug 3 assault gun in the outskirts of Stalingrad. 1942

German soldiers in a ruined factory in Stalingrad. November 1942. The photo was published on the cover of "Munchner Illustrierte Presse" of 10 December 1942.

French soldiers in the German army. French Legion of Wehrmacht soldiers during a show in Smolensk before the march on Moscow. November 1941.

American Lieutenant General Mark Clark sits on the window sill of a house in liberated Rome. 1944.

Mussolini with a group of German and Italian military at the "Campo Imperatore" after release. He was rescued by a group of SS soldiers led by Otto Skorzeny (seen on the left of Mussolini) in September 1943.

1940. Captured French pilots chat with German soldiers.

 Not a very nice man. A Waffen SS soldiers kicks a captured Russian pilot. Kursk, 1943.

Near Leningrad. This German hardly seems to have any reverence towards Lenin. He is using the statue as a sign-post.

Tough battle-hardened Waffen SS soldiers at Kharkov. 1943. They were by now fighting a losing war.

Polish employees of the Post Office at Danzig along with a few militia put up strong resistance. The Germans had  to blow down a wall using three guns and use flame-throwers to subdue them. September 1939.

 War destroys. Soviet soldiers walk through a devastated Warsaw. 1945.

A horse stands shaken amidst a destroyed Stalingrad. 1942.


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