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Photographed near Golobovo, Russia in December 1941, Léon Merdjian at 15 was one of the youngest soldiers in the collaborationist French Legion of Volunteers Against Bolshevism (Légion des Volontaires Français Contre le Bolchévisme, or "LVF"). He was born at Tbilisi, Georgia, emigrated to France, and became a medic in the German army. Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-141-1291-02

Photographed near Golobovo, Russia in December 1941, Léon Merdjian at 15 was one of the youngest soldiers in the collaborationist French Legion of Volunteers Against Bolshevism (Légion des Volontaires Français Contre le Bolchévisme, or "LVF"). He was born at Tbilisi, Georgia, emigrated to France, and became a medic in the German army. Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-141-1291-02

The war is over for him: 13-year old German army conscript enjoys a cup of coffee aboard a US landing craft taking him to England as a POW, June-July 1944.

The war is over for him: 13-year old German army conscript enjoys a cup of coffee aboard a US landing craft taking him to England as a POW, June-July 1944.

A member of a ski-troop unit is posing for the photographer. Note the MP38 he is carrying, which features the old style retracting handle and the leather safety strap to fix the bolt in its forward position. Partly covered by the submachine gun are the magazine pouches, containing three magazines each.

A member of a ski-troop unit is posing for the photographer. Note the MP38 he is carrying, which features the old style retracting handle and the leather safety strap to fix the bolt in its forward position. Partly covered by the submachine gun are the magazine pouches, containing three magazines each.

Bücker Bü 181 "Bestmann" with Panzerfust This trainer Bücker 181 converted into tank-hunter, armed 4 Panzerfaust, at the end of the war.

Bücker Bü 181 "Bestmann" with Panzerfust This trainer Bücker 181 converted into tank-hunter, armed 4 Panzerfaust, at the end of the war.

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