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История | Освобождение Франции

Освобождение Франции

глазами военного фотографа . Начало

01 Танк М5 Стюарт , Coutance, France.

Фотографии Роджера Гамильтона ( Rodger Hamilton ) , служившего фотографом в Army Pictorial Service во время Второй Мировой . Здесь - 1944-й , Нормандия , в основном. Подписи к фотографиям отсюда , на английском.

Роджер Гамильтон

02 German soldier holding small Nazi flag surrendering to three soldiers. Signal Corps logo. This has a staged feel to it; the German soldier is clearly holding the Nazi flag for the camera. Note the gun barrel at the bottom left of the frame. There is some sort of exchange of memorabilia going on, but what the G.I. is searching for is a mystery.

03 Airplanes, paratroopers over England (pre-invasion).

03А Англия. Перед высадкой во Франции. Продолжение 3-й фотографии.

04 Beach with soldiers and explosion. One of the invasion points shortly after D-Day.

05 Soldiers entering/exiting tunnel buried deep inside rock mountain. Destroyed buildings surround entrance.

06 German soldiers surrendering to U.S. soldiers.

07 Two soldiers drinking with four citizens in St. Lo; rubble in background. U.S. Army Pictorial Services. The French, who went into their cellars as the German Wehrmacht left, remained there throughout the bombardment and shelling, came out to find the Americans in possession of the town.

08 Soldiers, tank. One Signal Corps soldier is working on pole with dangling wires. ( Тока это не танк , а САУ Прист (105mm Howitzer Motor Carriage M7 , Priest ) , походу...

09 Two soldiers using hand-held radar device ( в комментах ребята пишут , что это сигнальный фонарь , или посадочный огонь . Согласен ) next to trailer and P-38. The device is most likely an air traffic control light. In the background on the right is one of the first airstrips put in operation in France. The black & white stripes are a signal corps marking.

10 Four soldiers taking cover on road next to building. У солдата справа - БАР.

11 Soldiers fording a stream somewhere in France.

12 Six soldiers in life raft coming ashore. Their invasion craft was sunk by shell fire. A rubber boat brought them to shore in France.

13 Tank; four soldiers; one citizen, Side-view. ( Ну скока можно... НЕ ТАНК , а самоходка 3-in. Gun Motor Carriage M10 )

14 Army cars driving through village, packed with people. Water in background.

15 French village with storefronts, soldiers walking and driving by.

16 Three soldiers taking cover in front of damaged storefront.

17 Two soldiers next to howitzer, netting.

18 Two soldiers welding rivets on bridge.

19 Little girl putting flower on grave. The girl is French; the grave is American.

20 Line of Army vehicles driving through rubble from behind.

21 Two tanks coming down road, with soldiers in shrubs by side of road. ( Шерманы , если чо )

22 Two soldiers near tent, in woods. Foreground: bottle of wine, bread, book. The bottle has the look of champagne.

23 Six soldiers near camouflaged tank, jeep.

24 An ex-German locomotive, which took a direct hit.

25 Soldiers either on shore or on deck of ship. Water and Navy personnel in background. In foreground, howitzer, five trucks. Landing craft tank, or LCT. Howitzer. Most likely Southern France or Italy.

26 Ruins.

27 Battle action on beach.

28 Churchill, Bradley (on phone) and unknown near tent. Almost certainly, this was taken after the breakthrough at Normandy.

29 Soldiers marching through French village.

30 3 flags (U.S., British, and unknown ( какой анноун ? флаг французского сопротивления , с лотарингским крестом , чо ) on pole next to stone wall. Look closer at the flags. These are hand-made, non-official Stars and Strips and a Union Jack. These were probably made by a French or Italian citizen ( ага , итальянцы ) welcoming the liberators.

31 Raising American Flag in French village.

32 During a celebration of the liberation of a French town, a French WWI vet appears with medals and armband that reads’ “Defense” at ceremony next to man in black coat and hat holding flag. The medals look Greek. It’s possible he earned them at the battle of Salonika.

33 Wide view of village, most of it destroyed. Soldiers in foreground.

34 Destroyed tank, with soldier approaching cautiously. ( Опять хрянь. Горит - SdKfz 251 , у зольдатика - М1 Гаранд с grenade launcher M7 , заряжена grenade type M9A1 HEAT ).

35 Soldiers in church . Probably Cherbourg.

36 Woman slicing a piece of fruit with a knife and soldiers behind her eating fruit.

37 Two soldiers in back of horse-drawn wagon; rubble and statue in background. Most likely, a captured German supply wagon (used frequently in the Panzer division), with old logo painted over in favor of Army insignia. Probably France or Italy.

38 Medic and solider attending to a wounded German soldier, who is drinking from canteen.

39 Man putting flower next to headstone.

40 Soldiers walking down both sides of street.

41 Medic attending to wounded officer. German staff car. Note the bullet hole in the rear window. ( Машина - Peugeot 202 . Номерные знаки - вермахт. Задохлик офицер Люфтваффе . И медик чота не то ему проверяет , имхо).

42 Refugees leaving town.

43 Soldier taking a well-earned nap on street in Marigny, France. Street signs: “Paille Graineterie Semences.” “Boulangerie.”

44 Two soldiers surrendering; third soldier with gun next to tank. In the background: a PAK 50 or 75, as German anti-tank gun. One oddity : the G.I. is using a German Lugar as his weapon.

46 Bodies being loaded onto plane. The stripes on the plane are D-Day specific.

47 Деревня Saint Sauveur le Vicomte , грузовик - Steyr 1500 A

48 Руины Isigny sur Mer (Кальвадос). Площадь Гамбетта, вход в теннисный корт.

49 Там же , другой ракурс

50 Soldiers bathing. Cherbourg.

51 Two German medics looking after a wounded soldier.

52 Soldiers on road.

53 French citizens. Laval , Place de la Mairie.

54 French coastal guns. Cherbourg, France.

55 Refugees leaving town.

56 Two U.S. soldiers helping a wounded German from a ship.

57 Coutances (Manche), Boulevard Alsace-Lorraine, 29-е июля 1944. Пулемёт Браунинг М1917 на переднем плане.

58 Saint Jacques à Montebourg (Manche)

59 Isigny-sur-Mer (Calvados) , см. 48 и 49.

60 Isigny-sur-Mer (Calvados) , см. 48 , 49 , 59.

61 Checking for snipers

62 Carentan , площадь Республики

63 Utah Beach, 8 июня 1944-го

64 Carentan , 14-е июня 1944-го.

1940-е, france, germany, usa,

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