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Eisenfaust, it is fascinating to me that in 1941 an officer was still wearing his diagonal leather strap across his chest. Many units had already in Poland discovered that this singled out officers to snipers. I wonder if this was a unit new to combat in 1941?
panzerIV wrote:Ok! Wonder what he was doing there. Nevertheless, it's a great pic!
Harro wrote:panzerIV wrote:Ok! Wonder what he was doing there. Nevertheless, it's a great pic!
He was probably making sure that the Germans would not steal his dad's bicycle
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