German paratrooper with FG-42 automatic rifle

German paratrooper

The German paratrooper (Fallschirmjäger) with an automatic rifle FG-42 (Fallschirmjägergewehr 42 – rifle parachute model 1942).
In the foreground is a weapon seized from Italian soldiers. The picture was taken after September 8, 1943, when the German paratroopers began to disarm former allies.
In the background of German paratroopers, the Sertum 500 VL is a motorcycle.



Location: Italy
Date: 1943

In : 1943

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