World War II – Pilots Heinkel He-111 bombers and ritual symbolic funeral

World War II - Heinkel He-111

World War 2 Photo – German pilots of Heinkel He-111 bombers make a ritual symbolic funeral – they burn an empty coffin with the inscription “Dein Leben – dein Gewinn” (Your life is your wealth).



Place of the photo: Kharkov
Date of the photo: autumn 1942
Photo by Siegfried Lauterwasser

In : 1942

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