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Post with 81938 views. German POW covering his face from the US Army signal photographer, Belgium 1945

Especially to Germans, this is one of the war’s most iconic pictures. Hans-Georg Henke was a 15 year old member of a flak squad who burst into tears upon his surrender. His father died 1938 and his mother in 1944, so he joined the Luftwaffe to support himself. In the spring of 1945, he walked 60 miles to reach American lines in Rechtenbach. His two brothers also survived the war, and he spent his postwar life in East Germany. He died in Finsterwalde in 1997. Photo by John Florea (April 3…

Especially to Germans, this is one of the war’s most iconic pictures. Hans-Georg Henke was a 15 year old member of a flak squad who burst into tears upon his surrender. His father died 1938 and his mother in 1944, so he joined the Luftwaffe to support himself. In the spring of 1945, he walked 60 miles to reach American lines in Rechtenbach. His two brothers also survived the war, and he spent his postwar life in East Germany. He died in Finsterwalde in 1997. Photo by John Florea (April 3…

A cheerful young German boy soldier captured by the 11th Armoured Division, Third US Army, near Kulmbach, Germany, 15 April 1945. Although wearing a German Army uniform, he had not been issued arms. He was one of a group being marched to the Czechoslovak border.

A cheerful young German boy soldier captured by the 11th Armoured Division, Third US Army, near Kulmbach, Germany, 15 April 1945. Although wearing a German Army uniform, he had not been issued arms. He was one of a group being marched to the Czechoslovak border.

photographs of bats tsova-tush people from tusheti in Georgia

photographs of bats tsova-tush people from tusheti in Georgia

Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (second from left) greets German delegation (L to R – Adm. von Friedeburg, Gen. Kinzel and Rear Adm. Wagner) on 3 May 1945 at Lüneburg Heath.

Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (second from left) greets German delegation (L to R – Adm. von Friedeburg, Gen. Kinzel and Rear Adm. Wagner) on 3 May 1945 at Lüneburg Heath.

Sturmgeschütz 7,5 cm Stu.K. 40 mit Topfblende Ausf. G (Sd.Kfz. 142/1) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Sturmgeschütz 7,5 cm Stu.K. 40 mit Topfblende Ausf. G (Sd.Kfz. 142/1) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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