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  • Daily History Picture: October 23, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures , trackback

    1942 Stalingrad: unlikely he survived…

    Tim from Detritus writes: ‘I realize that the History Photos are subject to less reader scrutiny than the formal posts.  But your “Grizzled German Soldier” caught my eye.  The uniform was odd.
    It has a Luftwaffe “eagle” and an Infantry combat badge. Perhaps an antiaircraft unit that was forced into a ground combat role.’