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Horrors of WW2 in 17 Horrifying Photographs

“End of the Line” General Palmer remarked. The surrender of the 19th Army. German soldiers who have bore arms for over five years against almost all of Europe and the U.S., surrender their rifles to their American conquerors near Landeck, Austria. They seem happy that it is all over. Hand grenades and other equipment can be seem piled up beyond the rifles. (#P22)
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One thousands German officers and men taken in the redoubt mountains are showed being marched back over to the mountain road that they once defended. The road leads to an important Austrian town. Although these officers and men gave up without much resistance, other German troops offered fanatical resistance at key towns along the way. (#P24)
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Hungarian surrender: Great mass of Hungarian troops who surrendered to Seventh Army, are rounded up in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, scene of the last winter Olympics held before the war. Troops were claimed by their leader to have been used as service or labor troops. (#P38)
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German civilians in the middle of their town. Gen. Palmer remarked: “Well liberated town.” (#P39)
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Wrecked and burned buildings in France. The buildings were mined and burned by the Germans. “Remains of a friendly little town, that was ‘scorched'”, Gen. Palmer wrote on the backside. (#P23)
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Horrors of War: Bodies of German soldiers on top of each other lying in the street gutter, France. (#P26)
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Dead German soldiers lie where they fell after artillery worked over this German town during the Seventh Army breakthrough. (#P27)
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