Stalingrad, German POWs, 1943. This was a major blow for the Nazi war machine early 1943.
Two German "Hummels" and a windmill. The Hummel ("bumblebee") was a self-propelled artillery gun based on the Geschützwagen III/IV chassis and armed with a 150mm howitzer. It was used by the German Wehrmacht during the World War II from early 1943 until the end of the war.
Col. Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, the man who carried the bomb inside Hitler's HQ on July 20, 1944 in an unsuccessful attempt to finish the dictator. Stauffenberg was arrested the same day and executed along with some of his co-conspirators in Berlin. In all, some 5,000 people were murdered by the Gestapo and the SS after the attempt. In this photo, the helmeted Stauffenberg poses for the camera on his horse at 17.Cavalry Regiment in Bamberg in 1926.