Grenadiers 1st Fallschirm-Panzer Division Hermann Göring after a fight in a village south of Kleinwelka suburb of the German city of Bautzen. In the background is the German medium tank Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf.J.
After the liberation of the surrounded Bautzen garrison on the evening of April 24, 1945, the 1st Fallschirm-Panzer Division Hermann Göring units moved northward, bypassing the city from the west. On April 25 and 26, 1945, there were fierce battles against the 1st Polish Tank Corps.
Location: Bautzen, Germany
Date: April 25, 1945 – April 26, 1945