1. A German paratrooper (Fallschirmjäger) with an MG 42 machine gun positions himself to fire on Allied forces. Although the Fallschirmjäger were actually Luftwaffe troops, these units were by the time of the Allied Invasion of Normandy, tactically subordinated to German Army (Heer) command. Near Sainte-Mère-Église, Manche, Normandy, France. 21 June 1944.

     
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