D-Day+1: Aftermath

US Soldiers do Laundry in German Bunker Entitled “Allied Soldiers Do Laundry in Captured German Pillbox”, this photograph shows US Army soldiers (unit unidentified) in a captured German gun emplacement on the Atlantic Wall, with one of them hanging up his washing to dry. With nearly 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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D-Day: Atlantic Wall

The Coastal Defences The Atlantic Wall (German: Atlantikwall) was an extensive system of coastal defence and fortifications built by Nazi Germany between 1942 and 1944, along the coast of continental Europe and Scandinavia as a defence against an anticipated Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe from the United Kingdom, during World War II. Adolf Hitler ordered […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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