John Florea—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images German prisoners, some of them wearing coveralls for camouflage in the snow, are herded by Allied troops. (In close fighting, U. troops also used snow-camouflage suits.
Years Ago Today - 16 DEC 1944 - The beginning of the Battle of the Bulge) Infantry Division combat patrol members lie flat on the ground to escape enemy fire near Odenval, Belgium. G Company, Regiment. Photo courtesy of the National Archives.
The capture of Henry Rinnan, notorious Norwegian Gestapo agent, mass murderer, torturer and war criminal. Verdallsfjellen, near the Norwegian border to Sweden. May 14, 1945. [960x540]
This is the moment of the arrest of notorious Norwegian Gestapo agent Henry Oliver Rinnan. Rinnan was in charge of a special group of Gestapo torturers and murderers around Trondheim. Rinnan and 10 members of his group were shot for war crimes in
A blindfolded prisoner is securely bound, hand and foot, to a stake in front of a concrete wall. A large white paper target is pinned over his heart. stand at attention until the firing squad's commanding officer inspects the final arrangements.
An exhausted American soldier just back from the front lines near the town of Murrigen, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge, photographed by George Silk for Time & Life Pictures and Getty Images (December