SS-Obersturmbannführer Max Wünsche (with the bandaged head), Rgt. Komm. of SS-PzRgt 12 visiting survivors of III.ZUG 15./25 SS PzG. Rgt. at Rots, Normandy on June 9, 1944. Partly seen on the right side of the image is SS-Hauptsturmführer Rudolf von Ribbentrop, 3. Kompanie, I./SS-PzRgt 12, son of German foreign minister von Ribbentrop
Gebirgsjäger are the light infantry part of the alpine or mountain troops (Gebirgstruppe) of Germany and Austria. The word Jäger (meaning "hunter" or "huntsman") is a characteristic term used for light-infantry or light-infantryman in German-speaking mili
The largest invasion in human history begins. 4 million men supported by vehicles and horses attacked kilometer-long front line. Photo: German soldiers crossing the USSR border (June German infantry passing a post marked Soviet-German border in Poland.