April 25, 1945: “German boy soldiers captured by the 11th Division”. When the 11th Armoured Division advanced into the area of Kronach, they found all of the boys of 15 and 16 hd been ordered to don uniforms and get on the road to Bavaria.
PANZER COMMANDER.SS UNTERSTURMFÜHRER WERNER WOLFF; JOACHIM PIPER'S ADJUNCT ,1 SS PANZER DIVISION LIEBSTANDARTE SS ADOLF HITLER A HERO OF OPERATION CITADEL ( THE BATTLE of KURSK ,KIGHTS CROSS of The IRON CROSS and CLOSE COMBAT CLASP IN GOLD!!
German paratrooper with Italian-made automatic rifle. In the foreground there are more weapons most likely seized from Italian soldiers; the picture was most likely taken after September 8, 1943, when the Germans began to disarm their former Italian allies.