A German anti-tank gun crew on the lookout for enemy activity in Libya, North Africa, 1942
Fallschirmjäger were established in 1938. They had to train hard. If you was a NCOs, officer or other rank of the Luftwaffe you had to successfully complete six jumps in order to receive the Luftwaffe Parachutist's Badge. Nevertheless, during World War II, the Fallschirmjäger were seldom used as parachutists. The Fallschirmjäger were famous for their willingness to give every effort unwaveringly even in the grimmest of situations. Instead, they were prized for their combat abilities and f...
Afrika Korps anti-tank crew near Bei Bir Harmat, Libya prepare to fire their Flak gun being used in an anti-tank role. The was literally murderous against all sorts of armor as well as stationary targets and was used extensively in the desert war.
JUN 15 1941 Operation Battleaxe – tank versus tank Nordafrika, Zugkraftwagen mit Flak The German anti-aircraft gun became notorious when used as an anti tank gun. In prepared positions when it was well dug in it was very difficult to hit.