The following 1944 photo colorized by Marina Amara shows two American GIs sitting next to a military vehicle in Nazi-occupied Geich, Germany.
The two soldiers from C Company, 36th Armoured Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, smoke cigarettes while looking out at the war-torn city.
The 9th Infantry Division, nicknamed “Old Reliables,” was one of the first Army combat units to fight on the ground during World War II. The unit saw a little more than 300 days of combat during World War II.
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