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German prisoners up to their knees in the sea wait for collection

German prisoners up to their knees in the sea wait for collection


German prisoners, up to their knees in the sea, wait for collection in the shadow of a disabled Sherman Crab flail tank.

German prisoners, up to their knees in the sea, wait for collection in the shadow of a disabled Sherman Crab flail tank. June 6, 1944.

Carrying their shoes and with their trousers rolled above their knees, a group of German

Bringing Canadian wounded to the Field Dressing Station, Vimy Ridge in April of 1917. German prisoners assist in pushing the rail car. #

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German prisoners on the beach in Normandy waiting to be deported to a prisoner of war

Wounded British troops from the South Lancashire and Middlesex regiments are being helped ashore at Sword

Members of an American landing unit help their exhausted comrades ashore during the Normandy invasion on

Ex-German Prisoner Exposes Life in a Chinese Prison

Ducks (amphibious trucks) follow foot troops ashore during the World War II opening invasion

American reinforcements arrive on the beaches of Normandy from a Coast Guard landing barge on the

Six German soldiers pose in a in trench with machine gun, a mere 40 meters from the British line, according to the caption provided.

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Prisoners in Ravensbrück. Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Looking out across a battlefield from an Anzac pill box near the Belgian city of Ypres in West Flanders in 1917. When German forces met stiff resistance in ...


US Army, Signal Corps. 1918. "115th Regiment Field Artillery of the Thirtieth

British soldiers and Highlanders with German prisoners walk past war ruins and a dead horse, after the Battle of the Menin Road Ridge, part of the Third ...

An unidentified Allied landing craft of, right, burns just off the shore somewhere on

Cleaning up German trenches at St. Pierre Divion. In the foreground a group of British soldiers are sorting through equipment abandoned in the trenches by ...

After being defeated during the allied invasion of Normandy, Nazi prisoners lie in beach trenches awaiting transportation across the English Channel.

German officers in a discussion on the Western Front. (The man 2nd from right, in fur collar is possibly Kaiser Willhelm, the caption does not indicate).


His approach was different, though. He gained permission from his superiors to use two footballs to lead the attack.

French soldiers in a bayonet charge, up a steep slope in the Argonne Forest in 1915. During the Second Battle of Champagne, 450,000 French soldiers advanced ...

American soldiers wait in foxholes at Utah Beach for the order to move inland against German fortifications. (Bettmann/CORBIS)

"I was about eight and he was talking about how they were trying to capture a bridge from the Germans. They were running down this bridge and two or three ...

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An American flag marks a US command post near Omaha Beach where captured German soldiers are brought before being evacuated on waiting ships.

German soldiers come over the crest of a hill with their hands over their heads in

German prisoners-of-war march along Juno Beach landing area to a ship taking them to England, after they were captured by Canadian troops at Bernieres Sur ...

A column of German troops captured near Ifs, Normandy, 8 August 1944. Photo by Harold G. Aikman.


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Military mobilization along a Normandy beach following the D-Day invasion. (Jeffrey Markowitz/Sygma/Corbis)

... the sea and air, and unrestricted U-boat warfare, the decision to employ poison gas seemed to be the final proof of German barbarism and frightfulness.

The article you are reading originally appeared in German in issue 9/2019 (February 23rd, 2019) of DER SPIEGEL.

A German officer in Berlin verifies the passport of an asylum-seeker. The agency that screens refugees has recently added thousands of employees.

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Bader sat middle, with a mess in Colditz

General Dwight Eisenhower gives the order of the day, "Full Victory - Nothing Else

A view of Omaha beach during the Normandy invasion. Barrage balloons hover over assembled warships as the Allies pour in an unending flow of supplies for ...

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At Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, circa 1865. (Library of Congress/Liljenquist Family Collection.)

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German infantry attack in gas masks amid poison gas clouds (German federal archives)

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A mine tunnel is dug under the German lines on the Vosges front, on October 19, 1916. The sappers worked at a depth of about 17 meters, until they reached a ...

Some pictures taken during the 2019 Open World Visit.

Pilots of a P-51 Mustang fighter group at a base in Italy, 1944. (National Archives and Records Administration.)

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American and German soldiers who paid for the invasion of France with their lives lie on

U.S. Navy men take apart a German "Beetle," a miniature tank loaded with

But by the end of a series of speeches, including an address by Football Association president and five-time FA Cup winner Lord Arthur Kinnaird, ...

American assault troops of the 16th Infantry Regiment, injured while storming Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy, wait by the Chalk Cliffs for ...

Men and assault vehicles storm the beach as Allied landing crafts reach their destination during the

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Center cartoon: Uncle Sam reads a note from Germany: “Ruthless war at sea; ships enter blockade zone at their risk; pledges as to warning canceled.”

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Team of surgeons implant CartiHeal's scaffold into a 30-yea- old woman's knee at

Philippine troops, backed by bomber aircraft, have assaulted local sympathisers of the Islamic State

V. Over There: War and peace in France. Waiting for bread rations (German ...

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A German prisoner, wounded and muddy, helped by a British soldier along a railway track. A man, possibly in French military uniform, is shown behind them, ...

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A view from above of an internment camp with rows of identical buildings lined past the

Wheaton College (IL) Special Collection

Commanding presence: Churchill leaving HMS Ajax to attend a conference ashore. Athens can be

Football, and Sunderland, was his life. He went to games at Roker Park with his four brothers and now the club was his work as well as his hobby.

A downed German twin-engined bomber being towed through a street by Allied soldiers, likely from Australia, in France. #

The CIHI says approximately 30 per cent of Canadians are waiting longer than the recommended amount of six months for priority procedures such as joint ...

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He was conflicted by the conflict and the need to play his part, yet desperate to lead the footballing life he craved.

A French pilot made an emergency landing in friendly territory after a failed attempt to attack a German Zeppelin hangar near Brussels, Belgium, in 1915.

American paratroopers proudly display a captured Nazi flag after they made a successful landing behind the

U.S. government advertisement encouraging women to work in munitions factories (Library of Congress)

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The Canadian Highlanders had lost about two thirds of their original force, but they halted the German advance long enough for more troops from the First ...


In May 1945, 66 German prisoners escaped from the Island Farm camp

... by her creepy neighbour, she dreams of being a writer. And then one day she meets Lavinia. Lavinia who has everything looks, money, clothes, friends, ...

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On February 12, 1946, Isaac Woodard (right, with his mother), a black veteran who had served in the Philippines, boarded a Greyhound bus in Georgia, ...

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American Indian Movement members and U.S. authorities meeting to resolve the 1973 standoff at Wounded Knee

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Billy and his sister rose at 3 a.m. to help milk the 75 cows.

Photo in Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies, U of Minnesota Libraries. Michael has donated volumes of his own papers to the collection.

Bader sitting on his Hurricane, as commanding officer of No.242 Squadron after the Battle of France

Some pictures taken during the 2019 Open World Visit.