|SS-Sturmmann Otto Funk|
This photograph of SS-Sturmmann Otto Funk is making the cover page of the Stuttgarter Illustrierte Nr 25, on June 21 1944. Image: SS-Kriegsberichter Wilfried Woscidlo. Scan: Stuttgarter Illustrierte. Otto Funk is wounded near Cheux on June 26 1944 but will continue fight till the bitter end. On May 8 1945, the survivors of 12.SS-Panzer-Division Hitlerjugend surrendered to the U.S. 65th Infantry Division, 7th Army, near Enns in Austria. In a final act of defiance, the division refused to drape their vehicles with white flags, as the Americans had ordered. Funk survived the war and is still alive in 2011. Images: Private Collection.