The World War II Photo of the Week
for 5 February 2001
|Ready to Sow A Mine Field
U. S. Army Engineers prepare to sow a mine field near Loupershouse, France, 10 January 1945. The engineer at left removes antipersonnel mines from boxes while his comrade at right prepares warning signs. Other engineers, at rear, stack British Mark V antitank mines. The men are from B Company, 1277th Engineer Battalion, 103rd Infantry Division. Photo taken by U. S. Army Signal Corps, from the Webmaster's collection.