Cpl. James Gordon and Pvt. L.C. Rainwater of the US 2nd Armored Div., inspect a Panzer V ‘Panther’ of 2.SS Panzer Division “Das Reich” deserted near the village of Grandménil in Belgium.
Sometime after the of Battle 25 - 27 December 1944.
When the 2.SS Pz Div., pulled back form Grandménil on 26 December 1944, seven Panther tanks were left behind for various reasons. One of them still remains as a memorial of the bloody winter day in late 1944 when this village with barely three hundred inhabitants became a focal point in the great Ardennes Battle.
In may 1941. Italy. German medium tank Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.G near the statue of Benito Mussolini in Tripoli 1942. Of the Soviet Union. German medium tank Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.L of part of the 2nd SS Panzer division “Das Reich”
Tiger s.Pz.Kp./SS-Pz.Rgt.2 of the SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Division “Das Reich” go up to the front end 1943, near the town of Berdichev in Zihtomir sector (Ukraine ). They are then attached to the Kampfgruppe Lammerding.
A column of PzKpfW IV Ausf.G and Tigers of the 2. SS-Panzer-Division ‘Das Reich’ marching through a snowy forest, near the city of Kirovohrad, 250 km southeast of Kiev, to combat the forces of the 1st Ukrainian Front. Ukraine. 1 December 1943.