Buried alive German soldier trying to get out of the grave

Buried alive

Buried alive with a close explosion of an air bomb, a German soldier tries to get out of his grave.

A photograph of a half-dead German soldier from the Müller combat group, which defeated the settlement of Quineville in Lower Normandy. This improvised combat group consisted of three battalions of the 243rd Wehrmacht Infantry Division, a battalion of the 709th Infantry Division, artillery units. Quineville was liberated from the Nazis on June 14, 1944 by soldiers of the American 9th Infantry Division.

 

 

Place of photo: Keneville, Normandy, France
Date of the photo: June 1944

In : 1944

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