ϟϟ-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 25 (Norrey-en-Bessin)

12.SS-Panzerdivision Hitlerjugend
12.SS-Panzerdivision Hitlerjugend
Exhausted SS-Panzergrenadiers of SS-Hauptscharführer Wilhelm Boigk´s 3rd platoon before grimly carry on their battle. Boigk himself was killed in action on July 4 1944 and is buried at the Soldatenfriedhöf Reyes-Bazenville. These photographs are from a set by SS-Kriegsberichter Wilfried Woscidlo taken at Rots on June 9 1944. The SS troopers are preparing for a counterattack with the Panthers of 3.Panzerkompanie/SS-Panzer-Regiment 12 of the 12.SS-Panzer-Divison Hitlerjugend. Left image: In the foreground Gunner Klaus Schuh armed with an MG42 general-purpose machine gun. He was killed in action on June 26 1944. In the center stands SS-Unterscharführer Koslowski. Right image: An unidentified soldier of SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 25 taking a quick nap in Rots. Photos: SS-Kriegsberichter Wilfried Woscidlo. Scan: Stuttgarter Illustrierte Nr 25 (1944).

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