An anti-tank company advances through the Hurtgen Forest before the German's began the Battle of the Bulge, near Triere, Germany, 1944.
A burning German tank pilot has just climbed out of his Tiger tank only to fall on the ground and pass away. I was a target as I took this photograph and drew fire. I took cover near him and read his Nazi belt buckle: "Got Mit Uns" - "God is With Us". He was saying "Muter. Muter." in the Hurtgen Forest, 1944.
An American GI lines up a shot during the battle on the Rhineland Valley, March, 1945.
German boys, generally the oldest males in their households, gather to see an American concert one year after the end of the war, Hengersberg, Germany, 1946.
An American soldier poses in a downed German Stuka, Pocking, Germany, 1945.
Five soldiers in the 331st Regiment await orders in the Hurtgen Forest, West of Gey, Germany, December 1944. Virtually all of my war photographs have disintegrated due to the poor developing conditions I was forced to use; the nitrate in the film; and a flood in the basement of the Stars and Stripes building, where my negatives were stored, in August, 1946. Prior to disintegration, I did make excellent copies of them. For an actual image this should be flipped horizontally.
In Zerbst we met a Russian unit. This soldier was unable to write his name when I asked for the photo, Zerbst, Germany, April, 1945.
Members of my platoon get ready for an evening off-duty with orders to move out in the morning, Hohenlepte, Germany, 1945.
Colonel McDonald of the 331st Regiment, 2nd Battalion, meets a Russian officer of equal rank, Hohenlepte, April, 1945.
Captured German soldiers appreciate the food and niceties offered by the US forces. They would be held in camps in Germany and the United States for about one to three years, Hohenlepte, Germany, May 1945.