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Colorized versions (from two different artists).

Hans-Georg Henke – 15 Year Old German Soldier 1

His father died 1938 and his mother in 1944.

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He was crying from combat shock, having been mixed in with a regular infantry unit that had been overrun by the US with hard fighting.

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A fifteen year old German soldier, Hans-Georg Henke, cries being captured by the US 9th Army in Germany on April 3, 1945

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When the war began the lights were used for highlighting enemy airplanes so that the flak could easily shoot them down at night.

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The location of the rallies was the Zeppelinfeld. 1937.

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Hitler delivering his speech at the Nuremberg rallies. 1937.

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The searchlights were borrowed from the Luftwaffe, which caused problems with its commander Hermann Göring.

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Speer described the effect:

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Hitler on the podium.