World War II (1939 -1945), it is the most widespread war in history, with the participation of more than 100 million people from more than 30 different countries.
German grenadier ready to throw "potato masher" grenade Stielhandgranate-24 somewhere on the Eastern Front. The grenade was a weapon the German Army had integrated closely with small unit fighting -- and the grenade was always on the very front line.
vintage everyday: World War II Photos in Color
German MG34 gun crew in action on the Eastern Front. Credit to Mike Gepp for the colorization. In my opinion, he is the best I've seen at colorizing World War II photographs.( original caption)
nazi soldier standard posesions: a Luger P08 (Parabellum) pistol , bullets , "soldier's book" and a nazi pin
Croatian soldier fighting with the Germans under the banner of the Croatian Division. He carries a M-36 machine gun and plenty of spare ammunition. Note the "potato masher" grenade stuck under his belt.