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Michael Wittmann (22 April 1914 – 8 August 1944), also known as the 'Black Baron', was a German Waffen-SS tank commander during the Second World War. Wittmann rose to the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer (captain) and was a Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross holder. He was credited with the destruction of 138 tanks and 132 anti-tank guns, along with an unknown number of other armoured vehicles, making him one of Germany's top scoring panzer aces.

Michael Wittmann April 1914 – 8 August was a German Waffen-SS tank commander during the Second World War. Wittmann rose to the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer (captain) and was a Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross holder.

1943-2013: 70 aniversario de la batalla de Krasny Bor.

The Blue Division (Blaue Division), or Freiwilligen Division in the German Wehrmacht, was a unit of Spanish volunteers that served on the Eastern Front. Photo shows members of the Blue Division's (Valencian) Regiment.

Early casualties: A junior German officer faces the camera as he contemplates the death of one of his men during street fighting on the second day of the invasion of Russia, June 23, 1941.

Junior Officer of the Wehrmacht on the second day of Operation Barbarossa,[invasion of Russia] with the body of one of his comrades, realizing that casualties are real 23 June, 1941

A young Grenadier of the 12th SS-Panzer-Division "Hitlerjugend" somewhere in Normandy/France, July 1944. In the years 1943/44 the average age of the Waffen-SS trooper was 18/19 years.

A young Grenadier of the SS-Panzer-Division "Hitlerjugend" somewhere in Normandy/France, July In the years the average age of the Waffen-SS trooper was years.