\ The World War II Photo of the Day


   9.14.2004


ENLARGE THE PHOTO


For You, the War is Over
Associated Press photo, dated April 8, 1945

A large group of Wehrmacht POWs captured by a U.S. armored unit racing deep into Germany are shown resting in a field at an unidentified location before being transported to a prisoner-of-war camp. Men of all ages are visible in the photo, testifying to the fact that German units were being constituted by throwing together any able-bodied men, age 16 to 60.

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