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    The famous WWII image known as "Winter Fritz" is known by many, but have you seen these? I found them a while ago but didn't think to share them at the time






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    Is that the same guy in each photo? wow, anyways I always see the one video of the guys walking to the left of a burned out tank or something and you see one carrying a Sturmgewher 44. Its really famous and is always on documentaries.

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    I know what you're talking about, nice propaganda piece. Here's a photograph from possibly the same road



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    I hope someone can find it, i doubt its propaganda though, the guy is facing the camera standing and walking towards it. But, I guess you know what i mean. I see it all the time too lol.

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    Close, but not quite there


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    Is he carrying a BHP?

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    Yep, Browning Hi-Power.

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    Hehehe FN Herstal was famous even back then.....

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    Yeah I always noticed that, rather rare to see that

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    Take that you German Wunderpistole fan-boys

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    These are men from the 1st SS LSSAH division Kamphgruppe Hansen.
    Note on the famous picture the guy is wearing a captured US rain poncho and even though hard to see, he is also wearing captured GI trousers ( presumebly over his uniform as it was cold as hell there in 44). The Pistol is Belgian made its not a

    here is a Dragon Model made of this guy back in 2001.

    http://www.dragonmodelsltd.com/html/70080p1.html

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    Well, not everyone makes it to an Action Figure. That's one way to reach immortality...

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    A Website dedicated to the LSAH. Biased to them, but not more than some reports around here were biased towards others.

    http://www.geocities.com/wolfram55/index.html

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    **** I've seen this photo so many times.

    http://mypage.iu.edu/~neaharri/wehrmacht.jpg

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    The Browning HP was actually quite common in the German military since they took over the factories in Belgium that produced it, it even became standard issue in some units and the Wermacht gave it its own designation.

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