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Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, five stars, shortly after the end of the war in an official portrait.

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, five stars, shortly after the end of the war in an official portrait.

Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, 1944.

Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, 1944.

Erwin Rommel was the most famous German field marshall of WWII. The Allies were closing in on Rommel’s Corps & he ordered 4 SS divers to bury a German treasure w/in 6 steel ammo boxes. The treasure made up of precious stones, gold & silver bullion. It is apparently located in an underwater cavern off the east coast of Corsica. In 2007, historians & treasure hunters were examinng a photo of a German soldier that has a written code of the location of Rommel’s treasure. Read more>>>

Erwin Rommel was the most famous German field marshall of WWII. The Allies were closing in on Rommel’s Corps & he ordered 4 SS divers to bury a German treasure w/in 6 steel ammo boxes. The treasure made up of precious stones, gold & silver bullion. It is apparently located in an underwater cavern off the east coast of Corsica. In 2007, historians & treasure hunters were examinng a photo of a German soldier that has a written code of the location of Rommel’s treasure. Read more>>>

In Flanders fields the poppies blow...

In Flanders fields the poppies blow...

A young German soldier with an MP40 in the Russian winter snow. *Note that he has been awarded the Iron Cross (1st Class), a Close Combat clasp, and the Eastern Front medal. (January-February 1944).

A young German soldier with an MP40 in the Russian winter snow. *Note that he has been awarded the Iron Cross (1st Class), a Close Combat clasp, and the Eastern Front medal. (January-February 1944).

Waffen SS killed many prisoners in cold blood; 12th SS Panzer Divison “Hitlerjugend”, a unit that took 43% of the casualties in the Normandy landings, it's youthful troops earning it the nickname “Baby Division” by the Allies. Many were so young that rather than standard tobacco/alcohol ration, they were given chocolate and sweets. In just under a year, the 20,540 members of the division had been whittled down to 10,000. Many allied troops did not accept the surrender of SS troops.

Waffen SS killed many prisoners in cold blood; 12th SS Panzer Divison “Hitlerjugend”, a unit that took 43% of the casualties in the Normandy landings, it's youthful troops earning it the nickname “Baby Division” by the Allies. Many were so young that rather than standard tobacco/alcohol ration, they were given chocolate and sweets. In just under a year, the 20,540 members of the division had been whittled down to 10,000. Many allied troops did not accept the surrender of SS troops.