PHOTO OF THE WEEK



The World War II Photo of the Week
for 3 May 1999


DEAD GERMAN (101 K)

Casualty of War

This dead German soldier was one of the "last-stand" defenders of German-held Cherbourg. Captain Earl Topley, who led one of the first outfits into the fallen city, blamed him for killing three of his boys. [NWDNS-111-SC-19397]. Picture reproduced courtesy Still Picture Branch (NWDNS), U. S. National Archives.

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