5sswiking:  “Soldiers from the 17. SS Panzer Grenadier Division Гетц от Berlichingen take a cigarette break during a counterattack in the area of карантан, Normandy in mid-June 1944.  ”

5sswiking: “Soldiers from the 17. SS Panzer Grenadier Division Гетц от Berlichingen take a cigarette break during a counterattack in the area of карантан, Normandy in mid-June 1944. ”

Götz von Berlichingen's Iron Hand

Götz von Berlichingen's Iron Hand

Götz von Berlichingen, also known as Götz of the Iron Hand, was a famous German mercenary knight employed by the lords and kings of the…

Götz von Berlichingen, also known as Götz of the Iron Hand, was a famous German mercenary knight employed by the lords and kings of the…

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and...

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and...

5sswiking:  “Soldiers from the 17. SS Panzer Grenadier Division Гетц от Berlichingen take a cigarette break during a counterattack in the area of карантан, Normandy in mid-June 1944.  ”

5sswiking: “Soldiers from the 17. SS Panzer Grenadier Division Гетц от Berlichingen take a cigarette break during a counterattack in the area of карантан, Normandy in mid-June 1944. ”

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 remained in this sector for the remainder of June and most of July, struggling valiantly to hold back the Americans.

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 remained in this sector for the remainder of June and most of July, struggling valiantly to hold back the Americans.

5sswiking:  A soldier from the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen armed with the 9 mm Browning Hi-Power pistol in Normandy, mid-June 1944.

5sswiking: A soldier from the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen armed with the 9 mm Browning Hi-Power pistol in Normandy, mid-June 1944.

This remarkable prosthetic hand was made for a 16th-century knight Berlichingen who lost his right hand during the siege of the city of Landshut in 1504. A canon ball forced his sword against him ruining his arm. He was able to continue his military career.

This remarkable prosthetic hand was made for a 16th-century knight Berlichingen who lost his right hand during the siege of the city of Landshut in 1504. A canon ball forced his sword against him ruining his arm. He was able to continue his military career.

StuG IV tank destroyers of the 17. SS-Panzergrenadierdivision Götz von Berlichingen prior to the Battle of Carentan

StuG IV tank destroyers of the 17. SS-Panzergrenadierdivision Götz von Berlichingen prior to the Battle of Carentan

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 remained in this sector for the remainder of June and most of July, struggling valiantly to hold back the Americans.

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 remained in this sector for the remainder of June and most of July, struggling valiantly to hold back the Americans.

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