Stalingrad, German soldier (Though frequently posted as "Stalingrad 1943 German soldier" or the like, this is a modern re-enactment plainly credited to Hungarian photographer Balasz Santha. It is not a genuine wartime image.
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.
A soldier demonstrates the transitional MP 43/1 variant used to determine the suitability of the rifle for sniping purposes October 1943. The rifle is fitted with a ZF 4 telescopic sight. Credit: Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1979-118-55.