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German medics offer assistance to a gravely wounded Red Army soldier. Both of the man's arms are smashed. His left arm, still unattended, is obviously in need of amputation. This photo was taken in July 1941, early on in the war with Russia. As the war progressed, assistance to Russian wounded lessened until it disappeared completely. By 1943, all Russian wounded were shot as a matter of routine.

Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger (8,8 cm L/56) Ausf. E (Sd.Kfz. 181) Nr. 324 | On peut lire page 216 de l'ouvrage Tigers in Combat I (p. 216) : « On 14 September 1944, Tiger 312 missed a bend in the dark and slid down this steep slope. The following tank did not do any better. Both tanks had to be blown up. » L'accident se produisit lors d'un déplacement de la 3./schwere Panzer-Abteilung 504 entre les villes de Forlimpopoli et Rimini, en Italie (distantes d'environ 45 Km...

Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger (8,8 cm L/56) Ausf. E (Sd.Kfz. 181) | Courtesy of