Panzer Grenadiers Two Grenadiers with Maschinengewehr (MG 34) take an opportunity to eat their meager field rations next to a destroyed Soviet Panzer T-34. Photographer: PK.Kriegsberichter Scheffler, June-Juli 1943. Commons: Bundesarchiv.
Two soldiers watch as ‘Cromwell’ tanks of the Guards Armoured Division of the 2nd Armoured Recon Battalion the Welsh Guards cross Nijmegen bridge in the Netherlands, Thursday, the 21st of September 1944. This bridge was located approximately ten miles from Arnhem and was described by General Eisenhower as a ‘valuable prize’. It marked the entry point to the flat piece of land that divided the River Waal from the Lower Rhine, which was called ‘the Island’. Pin by Paolo Marzioli
Great photo showing real size of Maus "Panzerkampfwagen VIII Maus (Mouse) was a German World War II super-heavy tank completed in late 1944. It is the heaviest fully enclosed armoured fighting vehicle ever built. Only two hulls and one turret were completed before the testing grounds were captured by the advancing Soviet forces.
On the second day of the Battle of Arnhem, during the Operation Market Garden, Paras from HQ Troop, 1st Airlanding Brigade Recce Squadron, set up defensive positions near the railway station at Wolfheze, outskirts of Arnhem, Holland. 18 September 1944.