After the Battle of Smolensk, German soldiers take new positions. The vehicle have a white “G” painted on the rear meaning that it belongs to Panzergruppe Guderian. When German forces reached Smolensk they stood a mere 230 miles (368 km) from the greatest prize of them all — Moscow.

Photo: August 2, 1941.

After the Battle of Smolensk, German soldiers take new positions. The vehicle have a white “G” painted on the rear meaning that it belongs to Panzergruppe Guderian. When German forces reached Smolensk they stood a mere 230 miles (368 km) from the greatest prize of them all — Moscow.

Photo: August 2, 1941.