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Street battle

Panzergrenadiers of the SS troops and a Pz. Kpfw. IV medium tank engaged in battle on a Kharkov street; USSR, March 1943.

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The soldiers and tank are of the 2nd SS Panzergrenadier Division "Reich." The soldier in the left foreground is holding 3 kilogram Haft-Hohlladung magnetic anti-tank hollow charge weapon. It was designed to be placed on the side of its target and fired by means of a short delay detonator. Three magnets held it to the target.