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Fallschirmjäger in 1943/1944.
German paratroopers (Fallschirm-Jäger) landing on Crete.
Paratrooper with MG 42.
Paratroopers with a 8.8cm rocket launcher.
A Fallschirmjäger and a DFS 230 glider in Crete.
Skorzeny with the liberated Mussolini – Sept. 12 1943.
If the enemy thinks he can push the German lines in Cassino with the overwhelming power of his aircraft and heavy weapons, he has not counted on the combative superiority and the unprecedented heroism of the German paratroopers who each ruin into a fortress, each funnel a make resistance nest, which they not only defend, but from which they begin again to counter shocks.
Fallschirmjagers prepare a 8 cm Granatwerfer 34 (81 mm mortar) for the launch.
Fallschirmjager waving to Stuka support.
Dead paratrooper, Crete, 1941.
Captured German paratroopers under British guard.
Fallschirmjager in Chania, Kreta, May 1941.
Fallschirmjager, Italy 1944.
Fallschirmjager, France June 21, 1944.
Ritterkreuz Award Ceremony for Fallschirmjagers with Hitler.
A lieutenant of the paratroopers interrogates a Soviet partisan.
Battalion commander of the Fallschirmjäger, Walter Gericke wears Camouflage Jacket, M1942.
Commandos of the Brandenburg unit and paratroopers were transported on board of a vessel of the Kriegsmarine after sucessful attack on the island of Leros, November 18 1943.
Paratroopers board a Junkers Ju 52 bound for Leros.
Fallschirmjäger overlooking the valley of Cassino, 1944.
German paratroopers prepare a 81 mm mortar for the launch.
A Fallschirmjäger mortar crew firing the 8 cm Granatwerfer 42 “Stummelwerfer”.
Execution of rebellious Cretan Greek male civilians in Kondomari, Crete by Fallschirmjäger paratroopers in 1941.
Fallschirmjäger paratroopers at Kondomari, Crete confronting Cretan Greek villagers.
German paratroopers prepare to be flown to the Greek island of Leros in 1943.
Burning German Junkers Ju 52s at Ypenburg, Netherlands in 1940.
Fallschirmjäger of the PK XI Flying Corps carrying a MG 42 machine gun in the Soviet Union in 1942.
Dipl. Ing. Richard Schimpf in camouflage uniform and with a FG 42 shouldered as commander of the 3rd Paratrooper Division in Normandy , right is Knight Cross carrier Major of the Reserve Friedrich Alpers with a MP 40 , commander of the 1st Battalion of the Paratroopers Regiment 9th Schimpf’s division was under the command of II Parachute Corps of Lieutenant-General Eugen Meindl.
General of the Parachute Troop Eugen Meindl with his Green Devils in Tarn on June 21, 1944.
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