Panzergrenadiers from the 131st. Infantry Division (Wehrmacht) tramping through churned up fields of mud to advance near the battlefield. The Panzer V (Panther) that they are passing by is a command tank belonging to the 5th SS Panzer Division "Wiking". Note on top of the tank is SS Obersturmbannführer Johannes Mühlenkamp. Kovel, Ukraine, 1944:
Gerhard Boldt (January 24,1918 – May 10, 1981) was an officer in the German Army (Wehrmacht Heer) who wrote about his experiences during World War II. He wrote "Hitler's Last Days: An Eye-Witness Account". His book was used for the film "Hitler: The Last Ten Days". "Hitler's Last Days: An Eye-Witness Account" was also used for the German-Austrian 2004 drama film "Downfall" (Der Untergang).