Grenadier Otto Funk with comrades from the SS division “Hitler youth” after an unsuccessful attack

Grenadier Otto Funk

Eighteen-year-old SS-Sturmmann (corporal) Otto Funk from the 25th Grenadier Regiment of the 12th SS Panzer Division Hitler Youth in the Rots after a failed attack on Norrey-en-Bessin, northwest of the city of Caen, France. Western Front.

On June 26, 1944, Otto Funk (June 6, 1926–11 September 2011) was wounded in the Cheux area. On May 8, 1945, he surrendered to the units of the 65th US Infantry Division in Enns, Austria.



Location: Rots, France
Date: June 09, 1944
Photo by Wilfried Woscidlo

In : 1944

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