American soldier near the shot Wehrmacht headquarters vehicle in Murnau

American soldier

An American soldier near the shot down German headquarters vehicle of the Wehrmacht and the bodies of the dead SS soldiers, opposite the entrance to the concentration camp of Murnau.


On April 29, 1945, the German headquarters vehicle ran into an armored convoy of the 12th US tank division, whose units were busy liberating a concentration camp. Leading a tank shot the car with a machine gun. On the left is the body of the inspector for the ideological training of the SS-brigadeführer Ernst Fick, on the right – his driver.



Location: Murnau, Germany
Date: April 29, 1945

In : 1945

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