The Hard Hand of War
“This dead German soldier was one of the “last stand” defenders of German-held Cherbourg. Captain Earl Topley, who led one of the first outfits into the fallen city, blamed him for killing three of his boys. France„ 06/27/1944”
(photo courtesy of US National Archives and Records Administration; from the collection of The Office of the Chief Signal Officer of the US Army Signal Corps)
Comments Charles McCain: official US Army photographers and combat photographers were usually members of the US Army Signal Corps.