Captured by the Germans banner of 132 Battalion of the NKVD escort troops. Photo taken from the personal album of one of the soldiers of the Wehrmacht.
In the background photo shows Soviet Quad “Maxim” anti-aircraft machine gun.
“Brest Fortress. The defense two months kept the border guards and the 132-th separate battalion of escort troops of the NKVD. The city of Brest was hurriedly left the Red Army at 8:00 am June 22, 1941 after a battle against enemy infantry, which ferried by boat across the Bug River.”
“I’m dying, but do not give up! Farewell to Motherland! 20.VII.41g. “This was the inscription on the wall of the barracks of the 132 th Battalion of the NKVD escort troops.”