A British soldier observes the charred remains of a dead German parachutist. He is holding over his shoulders two rifles and in his right hand the German's Luger pistol - during Operation "Mercury" (the landing of German troops in island of Crete).
Greece -Crete 1941 - Surrendering commonwealth soldiers been taken POW by German Fallschirmjäger. The ANZACS gave the German Paratroopers a caning all the same. Never used again as a frontline fighting force.