Sturmgeschütz ace and the Knights Cross holder Wachtmeister Kurt Kirchner from Stug.Abt.667, who destroyed 30 Soviet tanks during few days in February of 1942 during fighting in Northern Russia. He is seen here painting “kill rings” on the barrel of his StuG.III Ausf.G (Sd.Kfz.142/1).
Coptic icon portraying a vision of Saint Basil, with Saint Mercurius killing the Pagan Roman Emperor Julian. Great-martyr Mercurius (224–250) was a Christian saint & martyr. Born Philopater in the city of Eskentos in Cappadocia, Eastern Asia Minor, his original name means "lover of the Father". Saint Mercurius is also known by the name Abu-Seifein, which in Arabic means, "the holder [literally, owns/possess] of two swords", referring to a second sword given to him by Archangel Michael.
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ca. 1900 portrait of a Crow baté (3rd-gender man), probably Osh-Tisch (Crow for "Finds Them and Kills Them"). Osh-Tisch was one of the last Crow Nation baté known to outside observers. During the Battle of the Rosebud, in which the Crow fought alongside a U.S.-led coalition against the Lakota & the Cheyenne, a Crow warrior was wounded and fell from his horse. Osh-Tisch then stood over him & started firing rapidly at them.
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-S73617, Albert Klett, SS-Hauptsturmführer. Awarded Knights Cross while serving with the 8th SS Calvary Div. "Florian Geyer" on Oct. 1944. He was KIA near Tata, Hungary on March 14.1945 defending vs invading Soviet forces. Budapest was the "Stalingrad" for Florian Geyer, holding out against massive Soviet attacks.
SS-Untersturmführer Michael Wittmann and his crew pose in front of Tiger ‘S04’ with its 88 “kill” markings. Wittmann was awarded the Knight’s Cross on 14 January 1944. His gunner, SS-Rottenführer Balthasar Woll, has just received the Knight’s Cross as well. The date is 18 January 1944.