A collection of pictures of captured German locations and vehicles that are now being used by the Allies.
American soldiers hang up their laundry on the Atlantic wall
Changing of the road signs after takeover
June 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]
Schwimwagen under new management
A German Halftrack passes onto the 52nd Highland Division
Easy Company – Band of Brothers after they took Hitlers Eagles nest in Berchtesgaden
A Halftrack captured and used by the 101st Airborne / 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment
U-Boat 505 shortly after being captured on 4 June 1944 by a task force headed by USS Guadalcanal off the coast of Africa. [ Via]
Captured Pz.V Panther (T-5) tank in 1945, now in use by the Russians [ Via]
Captured Pz.V Panther (T-5) tanks in 1944 [ Via]
Captured Kettenrad now in use by British forces
This 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, 129 th Ordnance Battalion by 15 December 1944 [ Via]
German Tiger I tank captured in Tunisia, on display at Horse Guards Parade in London, 18 November 1943. [ Via]
Joris Nieuwint is a battlefield guide for the Operation Market Garden area. His primary focus is on the Allied operations from September 17th, 1944 onwards. Having lived in the Market Garden area for 25 years, he has been studying the events for nearly as long. He has a deep understanding of the history and a passion for sharing the stories of the men who are no longer with us.