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.
Spanish fascist - fought as a volunteer for the Nasis - Leutnant Ricardo Sanz Fernández, 9 Kompanie, III/263 División Azul.
1943-2013: 70 aniversario de la batalla de Krasny Bor.
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WWII German soldier with horse
Russia, July 1941, German Soldiers Advancing in Russia Photographs Film and Photo Archive, Yad Vashem All rights reserved
German troops on the offensive during the First Battle of Smolensk (July-Sept 1941) run past burning railroad cars. This battle turned out to be the first real strategic defeat for the Germans, who pushed through the Soviet cordon only with the most severe difficulty. Losses were substantial. Smolensk keenly contributed to the German defeat in front of Moscow in Dec 1941.
Germans troops near Leningrad in January 1944. They were woefully under equipped
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.