A kneeling rifleman holds his M1 ‘Garand’ in his left hand as he prepares to hurl a grenade at the approaching enemy. Most infantrymen carried at least 2 x grenades with them... either the small, smooth-finish grenade or the standard MKⅡ ‘Pineapple’ version. The danger area was a nominal 10/11 yards (9metres) circle around the explosion and throwers were well-advised to be behind cover when the device went off!
One of Otto Skorzeny's "imitation" American GI's faces a firing squard.
Three cold GI's huddle together for warmth.
The ubiquitous jeep, but probably one you’ve never seen before! Armour plate protects the front of the engine as well as three sides of the driver/ passenger area. A 30...