Four American soldiers with a radio in a shell hole at Utah Beach. On the right soldier with a SCR-536 Handy-talkie is a Comanche code talker 4th Signal Co., 4th U.S. ID. Thirteen Comanche code talkers landed in the 4th Signal Co., 4th U.S. ID. They were fighters like the others, several were wounded in the Ardennes but none died and none was taken prisoner. they did not have a bodyguard like in the movie "Windtalkers" google translation
WWI: “We can see a small group of soldiers coming out of a trench, over the protective sandbag wall. They have their bayonets fixed, ready for an attack. It is not clear whether this is a staged photo or not. The work of official photographer Charles Hilton DeWitt form an important record, their documentary value must be assessed with caution. Girdwood’s was an explicitly propagandist role on behalf of the war effort in general and the India Office in particular.” - The British Library.
The Battle of the Bulge: Jan. 1, 1945. Victory for the allied forces came at a heavy price: Nearly 20,000 Americans were killed and tens of thousands more were wounded, missing, or captured. For American forces, the Bulge was the single bloodiest battle of World War II. Here, soldiers tend to the wounded in the Ardennes.