BU Crossing the Rhine 24 March Two young German soldiers one injured the other dead. As they advanced into Germany the Allied soldiers were constantly surprised at the extreme youth of the enemy forces
Marine approaches a Japanese soldier on Iwo Jima, Japan during World War II. The Japanese soldier was buried for 1 ½ days in this shell hole playing dead and ready with a live grenade inches away from his hand. The Marines feared he might be.
Two liberated Dachau prisoners are killing an SS guard with a shovel. In the background, other SS guards, shot outright by US troops, lie along a wall. The execution drew an official inquiry that was allegedly quashed by General Eisenhower personally.