German and Italian prisoners of war from the Normandy campaign en route Britain on the battleship USS Texas, Jun 1944. Some are sitting due to seasickness. Note guard holding a Reising M50 submachinegun.

Caption   German and Italian prisoners of war from the Normandy campaign en route Britain on the battleship USS Texas, Jun 1944. Some are sitting due to seasickness. Note guard holding a Reising M50 submachinegun. ww2dbase
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Identification Code   80-G-400614
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Nov 2016

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
15 Oct 2016 11:00:20 PM

Note that some prisoners appear to be still wearing civilian clothes. This was due to them not being provided full uniforms before getting sent into combat. The Naval officer in the left background with his hands in his coat pockets is probably a ship’s doctor.

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