A German Fallschirmjäger (paratrooper) poses with his early model FG 42 (Ausführung “C”) during the Battle for Caen. Near Caen, Calvados, Lower Normandy, France. 21 June Image taken by Wolfgang Vennemann.
German paratroopers from the 6th parachute regiment on the ruins of the city Sen Mer Eliz in Normandy, pin by Paolo Marzioli
CAVEAT: Though frequently posted here as "German soldier" or the like, this is a modern re-enactment plainly credited to Hungarian photographer Balasz Santha at the top. It is not a genuine wartime image.