Under New Management – Captured from the Germans

A collection of pictures of captured German locations and vehicles that are now being used by the Allies.

WWII,_Europe,_France,_-Allied_Soldiers_Do_Laundry_in_Captured_German_Pillbox-_-_NARA_-_196300American soldiers hang up their laundry on the Atlantic wall

RetrieveAssetChanging of the road signs after takeover

dday-landing-sites-0June 7, 1944: US Army troops congregate around a signal post used by engineers on the site of a captured German bunker overlooking Omaha Beach after the D-Day landings near Saint Laurent sur Mer [Via]

e99fe69bbe3bcf95b30dc399129864ecSchwimwagen under new management

nm_0110A German Halftrack passes onto the 52nd Highland Division

tmg-slideshow_xlEasy Company – Band of Brothers after they took Hitlers Eagles nest in Berchtesgaden

halftrackA Halftrack captured and used by the 101st Airborne / 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment

U505_bez_tekstuU-Boat 505 shortly after being captured on 4 June 1944 by a task force headed by USS Guadalcanal off the coast of Africa. [Via]

t5Captured Pz.V Panther (T-5) tank in 1945, now in use by the Russians [Via]

sov-pantCaptured Pz.V Panther (T-5) tanks in 1944 [Via]

dsc00700dr6Captured Kettenrad now in use by British forces

KTiger-sPzAbt506-CapturedThis Pz.Kpfw.Tiger Ausf.B, from the 2.Kompanie/schwere Panzer Abteilung 506 was captured by American troops and restored to running condition by Company B, 129th Ordnance Battalion by 15 December 1944 [Via]

8d0758f60bfa6d362396b81fe0018321German Tiger I tank captured in Tunisia, on display at Horse Guards Parade in London, 18 November 1943. [Via]