'Two Werewolves picked up at Asendorf', 1945
Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, North West Europe, 1945.
The 'Werwolf' plan was a last-ditch Nazi resistance effort aimed at encouraging acts of sabotage and reprisals against collaborators in the areas occupied by the Allies. Although the Allies took the threat very seriously it achieved little. It was however a useful propaganda device that helped convince the regime's most ardent supporters to carry on fighting.
From an album containing 198 photographs and compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).
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