panzer abteilung z.b.v.66

The crew of a Panzer IV Ausf.G Tropenfähig (Tropical) of 1./Panzer-Abteilung z.b.V. 66 of the Afrika Korps, Wehrmacht, posing in front of their tank in Neuruppin during the preparations for the planned invasion of the island of Malta (“Unternehmen Herkules”, Italian “Operazione C3”). The operation was then canceled shortly after.
Brandenburg, Germany, May-June 1942.