The graves of Michael Wittmann and his crew at German Military Cemetery in La Cambe, Normandy and the field near the road to Caen-Cintheaux, at Gaumesnil, where Wittmann’s Tiger was destroyed and its entire crew killed.
This is a subject that has long been seen through a feminist prism, almost as a forced emancipation of women, who emerged from the war empowered, self-confident and independent. In Germany, indeed, it became known as the Stunde der Frauen (Hour of the Women) and its most visible symbols were the lines of women who cleared the rubble from the bombed-out city streets.
102nd (3rd Royal Saxon) Infantry "King Ludwig III of Bavaria", 1914. Ludwig III (Louis Leopold Joseph) (1845-1921) married Maria Theresia of Austria & they had 13 children. When WWI started in Ludwig sent a dispatch to Berlin to give Bavaria's solidarity. Ludwig received a petition from a 25-year-old Austrian asking for permission to join the Bavarian Army. It was granted & Adolf Hitler served until the end of the war. Losing WWI in 1918 Ludwig fled from Munich with his family to…
This photo was taken after the uprising of people on June 17th. I found it interesting because this took place after a walk asking for new government and when they didn't get the right response they did it again and the people fought back.
Macabre portrait of Heinrich Himmler (1900-1945) as executioner. The original drawing reproduced in this offset lithograph was created by Polish artist Stanislaw Toegel (1905-1953) while held in a German labour camp at Gotteningen.