German MG.34-machine gunner in the burning center of the city of Zhytomyr, Ukraine, in a battle against the Soviet 1st Ukrainian Front of the Red Army.
The Wehrmacht soldier is armed with a MG.34 machine gun.
Zhytomyr was liberated from the Nazis on November 12, 1943, retained on November 20, 1943, finally freed from the Nazis on December 31, 1943.
Location: Zhytomyr, Ukraine, USSR
Date: December 1943