Luftwaffe prisoner of war in Weywertz trying to hide his face from the photographer

Luftwaffe prisoner of war in Weywertz trying to hide his face from the photographer

   


Obergefreiter of the Nazi Luftwaffe, taken prisoner by the soldiers of the 16th US Infantry Division, is trying to hide his face from his photographer in the town of Weywertz, Belgium.
Captured Obergefreiter awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class.
The qualification marks are also clearly visible, from left to right: Deutsches Reichssportabzeichen, Fallschirmschutzenabzeichen and Hitlerjugend Leistungsabzeichen.

   

Sources of information about the photo:

  1. www.gettyimages.com

   

   

Location: Weywertz, Belgium
Date: January 14, 1945
Photo by: Bill Augustine

In : 1944

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