Panther ‘533’ and Sd.Kfz. 251 armoured half-tracks of the Wiking Division awaiting the order to advance, Wilanowo area, July 1944. The crew has yet to remove the dust cover from the gun’s muzzle, indicating that enemy contact is not yet expected.
Counterattack with Wiking Division Panzergrenadiere in Sd.Kfz. 251 and Panther ‘534’ from soldiers point of view, Nurzec-Stacja area, July 1944. During this time Wiking Division was engaged in counterattacks against Soviet armored and cavalry forces following their rapid advance during the Red Army’s Operation Bagration summer offensive.
I managed to get in contact with the daughter of Adrien J. Salvas, and she sadly confirmed that the man i am looking for isn't her farther. She did send me some great photos though, here are just 2 of them, including the Bronze Star Medal he was awarded.