World War Two
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WW2 Colourised Photos
Two young German soldiers armed with Panzerfausts (anti-tank weapons) and Mauser rifles, march along Bankowa street in Lubań (Lauban), Lower Silesia. Towards the end of the war, German boys as young as fourteen and fifteen were often sent into battle to augment the dwindling numbers of able-bodied men. March 1945.
A heavily armed squad of German Infantry in the hedgerows of Normandy. This is what opposed the Allies as they attempted to push through. The Germans deployed a larger percentage of automatic weapons in an Infantry squad than the Allies. Despite this the Allies were able to wear down the Germans anyway.