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]

Joris Nieuwint

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.

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