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Surrendered Weapons

Surrendered Weapons

K98 stockpile in Norway, 1945.

Surrendered Weapons

Surrendered Weapons

An American soldier with an M1 Carbine guards a pile of surrendered German K98 rifles, Panzerfaust anti-tank weapons and grenades.

Surrendered Weapons

Surrendered Weapons

Captured German rifles taken by the 11th Armored Division are examined by American soldiers, March 13, 1945, in Andernach, Germany.

Surrendered Weapons

Surrendered Weapons

Surrendered weapons after the Battle of Collecchio-Fornovo in Fornovo, Italy. German General Otto Fretter-Pico surrendered the 148th Division, with almost 15,000 German and Fascist Italian troops on the morning of April 29, 1945.

Camp Lucky Strike “Booty Line”

Camp Lucky Strike "Booty Line"

A long line of GIs carrying war souvenirs to bring back to the United States following the surrender of Germany waits outside the so-called “Booty Tent” at Camp Lucky Strike. Inside the booty tent, GIs “register” their booty.

Note: The ninth through eleventh soldiers in line appear to be holding K98s.

Source: http://www.skylighters.org/special/cigcamps/cmplstrk.html

Camp Lucky Strike: Registration Tent

Camp Lucky Strike: Registration Tent

Registration of souvenirs inside the “Booty Tent” at Camp Lucky Strike. The 6th soldier back in the previous photo is registering his souvenir. The soldier in the background is the one holding a K98 in the previous photo.

Source: http://www.skylighters.org/special/cigcamps/cmplstrk.html

Camp Lucky Strike: 1945 Le Havre, France

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