Bavarian Jäger Battalion during the Franco-Prussian War
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German General Anton Dostler is tied to a stake before his execution by a firing squad in the Aversa stockade. The General was convicted and sentenced to death by an American military tribunal.
New Zealanders with captured German caps and jackets, Africa 1942
Fritz Sauckel was a very powerful Gauleiter during WWII and was an early Nazi party member joining in 1921 and was a favorite of Hitler all the way to the end of the war.
Blindfolded German officers are led back to own lines after talk with officers of Inf,near Brest,France
Negotiations for POW swap German and American officers along with Red Cross facilitator Andrew Gerow Hodge who set the whole thing up - Nov. 149 prisoners from each side were exchanged.
Irmgard Huber, chief nurse at Hadamar Institute. After the war she was tried and first given a life sentence. She was released in @ 1951 and lived in the town of Hadamar, dying of natural causes in
The command echelon of the 144th Regiment, 49th Guards Rifle Division, poses for a victory group portrait somewhere in Austria in May 1945. Note how several of the officers sport German steel helmets. According to veterans of the regiment, the reason for the change in the dress code was that the regiment's supply of helmets was very short.
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