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   9.1.2004


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Weary from His Watch
SCHIRL Photo Propaganda News Service photo, dated December 27, 1943

A weary Wehrmacht machine-gunner comes off a day and night watch somewhere on the Russian Front. His MG34 light machine-gun was one of the best infantry support weapons in the world at the time; that is, before the MG42 came along.

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