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3rd Armored Division Tankers Under Fire
Cologne, Germany - March 6, 1945

  In one of the great, overlooked photos of WWII, two Spearhead tank crewmen have left their Sherman (at left) moments after another Sherman (at right) took a hit from a German Panther tank (out of sight). The original newswire caption reads that one crewman is running to aid any survivors in the smoking Sherman, while the other is running toward the camera for a medic. The towering Cologne Cathedral can be seen in the background.

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