Buried alive German soldier trying to get out of the grave

Buried alive

Buried alive with a close explosion of an air bomb, a German soldier tries to get out of his grave.

A photograph of a half-dead soldier from the Müller combat group, which defeated the settlement of Quineville in Lower Normandy. This improvised combat group consisted of three battalions of the 243rd Wehrmacht Infantry Division, a battalion of the 709th Infantry Division, artillery units. Quineville was liberated from the Nazis on June 14, 1944 by soldiers of the American 9th Infantry Division.

 

 

Place of photo: Keneville, Normandy, France
Date of the photo: June 1944

In : 1944

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