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A group of five Division Azul artillerymen posing together in a bench, they are part of the 250 Artillery Regiment. They are showing over the collar their falange blue shirts , so they are also of falangist background. In the back we can read : " To my Parents, even though i am very far away I love you more than ever. Germany 23-VII-1941", considering the date, they are part of the first wave of volunteers that arrived to Grafenwöhr Boot Camp on the 17th July, just 6 days before.

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Negative of a Spanish Hauptmann of the Division Azul holding his newborn child. His family visted him in Berlin during a leave. Berlin 1942.

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A negative of a Spanish Hauptmann of the Spanish Blue Divison playimg the piano next to another spanish, an oberleutanent, during a leave in Berlin. His family visted him there too. Berlin 1942

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Soldier Armand, 2-4-1940

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A french two stars general

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Portrait of a División Azul volunteer called Alejandro Ángel Juan Marcos taken before leaving Madrid in 1942. We can read in the back " Souvenir from Alejandro Juan Marcos, missing in action in Russia in 10th February 1943". He served in the served 7th Company II Battalion of the 262 Infantry Regiment "Pimentel". He died on 10th February 1943 at the battle of Krassny Bor, near the swamps of this village, being considered missing at around 8:00-12:00, three days after the village was recaptured and his body was found. As a result of this battle 3127 spanish were killed, 1035 wounded and 300 captured and the soviet had more than 20,000 casualties. Operation Polar Star ended up in failure for the Soviet Army. Krassny Bor is considered the biggest battle that involved spanish troops during the Second World War.

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A Divisón Azul Volunteer of either Military-Legión background just prior leaving from North Station (Nowadays Called Príncipe-Pío, Madrid). 13-7-1942

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Photo of Nino , a ground crew soldier of the Royal Italian Airforce ( of the non fascist and pro-allies Southern Kingdom) decorated with the Medaglia commemorativa del periodo bellico 1940-43with two years of service in the font, with his girlfriend Enrica. He dedicated it to her in the background: "Foggia 24/11/1944. I leave this of mine as a sign of affection, always remembering. Enrica and Nino". Taken in a valley of the Daunian Mountains (Foggia, Southern Italy), 24th november 1944.

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2 British Officers(?) stand outside positions in Louain(Lorraine?)

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An infantryman of the Africa Korps. (scan from negative)

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A group of Luftwaffe officers pose together for a photograph. The caption reads: Die Unteroffiziere der Batterie nach dem Unterricht unter den "zwei Pinien" März 1943. The NCOs of the battery after the classes under the "two pines" March 1943 This leads us to believe that these men are the officers of a Luftwaffe AA battery of some sorts, likely on the Eastern Front.

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A photo of a man made fountain pond near woods. The photographer and location of the photo are unknown.

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Three Heer soliders pose together in front of a depot of Opel Blitz trucks.

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Two Kriegsmarine sailors pose for a photo on the dock railing. Two boats of Unknown type are seen in the background, likely the boats these two sailors serve on.

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An unknown German solider keeps to a fire, burning a wood box. The contents are unknown and overall it is hard to tell what they are doing.

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A group of early war Heer soldiers drink together at a local tavern.

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A Heer solider poses for a close up studio portrait photo.

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A group of destroyers patrolling an area somewhere in the North Sea. 1942

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A german sailor posing with his son in one small ship in the Swinemünde harbour, 1941

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Sailors of the Heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen coming to the shore in boats

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German sailor posing next to a swedish merchant in Narvik Harbour, Occupied Norway.

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A group of Heer soldiers relax during down time, enjoying some freshly cooked food and music. The uniforms indicate that this photo is either pre or early war. Scenes like this were often common during this time frame.

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A Heer soldier smoking a cigarette near a forest, poses for a photo. He wears a M36 tunic which indicates this photo is either pre or early war.

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A Heer solider stands watch in a watch tower on the Dutch coast, keeping an eye out for any allied shipping.

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A portrait of a German Ordnungspolizei smoking a cigarette. The back reads. Wenn wir uns nicht mehr sehen sollten, dann sollst du viel Freude an diesem Bilde haben. März 1943. Erich. If we don't see each other again you shall enjoy this picture very much. March 1943. Erich

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A group of Heer soldiers take a break from digging trenches to mess around and pose for a photo. Many of them are young Oberschütze and likely have seen little combat.

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Two Luftwaffe soldiers sit on a balcony smoking in Athens, Greece. The man on the right is a Gefreiter. In the background is Mount Lycabettus and the dome of St Dionysius the Areopagite Church. The tunic pockets have straight edges, indicating they are likely M43's meaning this photo was taken around 1943 or later. The map coordinates are also accurate as I referenced map location using Google Maps.

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Luftwaffe crew of a Junkers Ju 52 sit around talking under the wing of they're plane, getting shade from the hot summer sun. Lappion, France, 1940

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Three Unteroffiziere's at a training ground in Herzburg, Germany, during the Autumn of 1940.

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A group of Heer soldiers gather bales of hay on a horse drawn cart. They are wearing a mix of M36 and M40 tunics and the flowers they wear are gifts from locals, commonly given out to soldiers. The photo is estimated to be taken 1940-1941.

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A Heer Gefreiter solider poses for a photo in a village somewhere on the Eastern Front. He is wearing a M40/M41 tunic and has a Eastern Front ribbon indicating he served on the German Eastern Front during the winter campaign period of 15 November 1941 to 15 April 1942.

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Two Heer soldiers sit in a car, eating bread rations. In the background is what looks to be a French train station, indicating the photo was taken around 1940.

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Heer officers and soldiers along with a man in civilian clothing pose around the Saint George's Fountain, a Memorial for the the fallen soldiers and veterans of 1864, 1866 and 1870/71. The statue is still there to this day and the scenery around the fountain has not changed one bit.

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A snap shot of the Panthéon, In Paris, France, taken by a Heer soldier either deployed there or on vacation.

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Engelbert Friebl and his crew on sound location equipment in Germany. It consists of four acoustic horns, a horizontal pair and a vertical pair, connected by rubber tubes to stethoscope type earphones worn by the two technicians left and right. The stereo earphones enabled one technician to determine the direction and the other the elevation of the aircraft.The acoustic locator could detect targets at distances from 5 to 12 km, depending on weather conditions, operator skill, and the size of the target formation. It gave a directional accuracy of about 2 degrees. The back reads Engelbert Friebl and comrades. This type of equipment was phased out by 1940 so the image is most 1936-1940.

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A Luftwaffe Unteroffizier poses for a photo in a park. The back reads Engelbert Friebl, likely his name.

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A Heer NCO with his wife for a wedding photo after just previously being wed. We know he is a NCO by the NCO tresse on his collar. He also is wearing a Silver Assault badge and a Iron Cross 2nd Class (EK2). He also wears a M41 uniform with a salvaged M36 collar. (This was not uncommon as many soldiers preferred the old bottle green collars to the newer matching feldgrau collars.)

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A Oberfeldwebel in a M36 uniform with a SA Sports Badge and a Iron Cross Second Class (EK2) poses for a photo outside of his home with his wife. The stripes on his selves indicate an appointment as a Hauptfeldwebel. Men like him were commonly referred to as Die Mutter der Kompanie (mother of the company) or Der Spieß (the spear). These were top soldiers, and in times of emergency often took command.

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U.S. Navy Electrician Edgar Elwood poses for a photo in Balboa Park 1941. The back reads Elwood, Electricians School San Diego -Cal (California) U.S.N.T.S (United States Naval Training Station) Balboa Park, Oct 1941.

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A Kriegsmarine sailor poses for an outside portrait photo.

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Stateside photo of U.S. solider standing on a beach 1944-1945

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Two U.S. soldiers possibly in England 1943-1945

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U.S. troops posing for a photo by a monument, either in Japan or Korea early 1950s

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A group of Heer soldiers standing on a front porch after a soccer match. The back reads: Das war nach einem Fussballspiel, deshalb so ein ab­ge­hetztes(?) Gesicht. Kennst du die Schuhe noch? English: This was after a football match, therefore such an exhausted (?) face. Do you still know these shoes?

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A German priest leads his towns church congregation in a funeral parade as they sing hymns.

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A captured Russian artillery position on a road, somewhere in the Soviet Union.

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A HJ troop marches through the streets of Danzig, Poland, carrying either a money collection container or a soup/other liquid container. The back simply reads Danzig

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Portrait sended by Feldgendarmerie Feldwebel Eutiquiano Díaz Désler, who was a Guardia Civil and veteran of the Spanish Civil War. before enrolling to Division Azul. Photo taken on a leave in Berlin on 22nd of November 1943 before returning to Spain when the Division was disbanded.

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Two Guardia Civil members during their daily in a train before it crossed the Spanish-French border in Irun ( Basque Country, Spain). Photo tacken on 1941

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Four soldiers sitting together with some girlfriends some of these soldiers have already seen combat because 2 of them have bandades on their arms the middle one has a infantry assault badge. The ladies have put on the hats of the German soldiers posing nicely for the photograph they all have a nice glass of beer to enjoy the day, even the camera man has his own glass.

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A young man from the 11th Vercors grouping of the Chantier de jeunesse Française.

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This picture shows 4 men and a child. While one man wears a standard issue Wehrmacht V-Neck sweater the rest are in civilian attire. They are playing some cards and enjoying some drinks as well.

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A Feuerwehr (firefighter) member in front of his house. He is posing next to his either wife or girlfriend.

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This picture shows 13 German soldiers and one officer (bottom left) near a boat. These soldiers have white HBT trousers showing that they are training. They are also wearing M36 tunics. The back reads Departure to Madusee, Stargard, 1941

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Heer soliders of the 113th Infantry division pass through Dresden on they're way to the Eastern front.

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4 Luftwaffe Officers pose for a photo together while training at Rerik. The back reads Four dear people. NCO Baierl, NCO Schrader, Staff Sergeant Ramke/Samke, NCO Drage. Training in Rerik. Winter 1939/40

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Combat infantrymen of Company G, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Division, 1st U.S. Army, are resting in rubble. Left to right: PFC John Seria, New Kensington, PA.; PFC John Thresher, East Prairie, MO.; PFC Sam Armato, Tickfaw, LA., And SGT Fred Kennet, Oregon City, ORE. 7 March, 1945. Cologne, Germany. Public domain U.S. Signal Corps photo. Provided courtesy of the U.S. National Archives. SC 401648.

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This picture shows a Wehrmacht soldier wearing a special parade uniform Waffenrock. He is enjoying a beer with his wife or Girlfriend and the photographer (there's 3 beers on the table)

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7 German soldiers enjoying some drinks. One is a Obergefreiter, rank unclear. There is an NCO in the background. Some wear M36 and M40 tunics.

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6 German soldiers, all wearing a M36 tunic except one, wearing a work/training white HBT tunic. Most of the soldiers are wearing early brown belts. They are in a little town near a civilian truck.

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This picture shows German Luftwaffe soldiers in a truck in Athens getting ready to depart. The truck seems to be an Opel Blitz. On the back it reads Trip to Athens

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Although these infantrymen are tired and wet they are happy and the morale is high. H Co., 2nd Battalion, 30th Inf., Seventh Army, Bult Area, France. 11 November, 1944. Public domain U.S. Signal Corps photo. Scanned at the U.S. National Archives by Kyle Morris. SC SC 196561.

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These hungry infantrymen of the 7th Army waste no time when they hear "seconds on cake". Bult area, France, 12 November, 1944.

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A Heer soldier wearing an M36 tunic and what seems to be early grey M37 trousers. He is posing for what is assumed to be a family picture, with is Father, Mother, and Brother.

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Feldwebel

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Soldat Souvenir de Martin Neumeier 16/06/1941

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Caporal Insigne sportif SA Patch de conducteur de vehicule

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soldat

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Sergent

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2 soldat, wehr et luft

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Sous lieutenant. 2 medailles : Gauche : Droite : front de l est ?

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soldat de la flak ?

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Pour ma chere femme, Marianne Pour son 22eme anniversaire Paul Schweinfurt 12 septembre 1943

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5 Soldats de la Wehrmacht

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Sous officier de l armée allemande. Croix du merite de guerre avec glaise --> combattant

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Soldat de la luft, probablement en bavière ?

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Hamburg, 30 septembre 1944 Dédié a ma chere petite Lottchen, en souvenir du temps ou j étais soldat. Par son Rudi (?) Miss Lotti Stobbe Hamburg 33 (?) Lottchen/Lotti = Charlotte