Poles, Austrians and Czechs from the Wehrmacht, captured in the battle for Saint-Lô

battle for Saint-Lô


A group of captured Wehrmacht soldiers waiting on the French coast for further internment to England on American ships of the LST type (in the background). The group includes ethnic Austrians, Poles and Czechs who fought on the side of Nazi Germany. The soldiers were calm about being in captivity, but were disappointed to learn that instead of the US they would be sent to England.

 

 

Location: Saint-Lô, France
Date: August 1944

In : 1944

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