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War-end and photos discovered during search to back up query, below

Department of the Navy -- Naval Historical Centre: Online Library of Selected Images
www.history.navy.mil/branches/org11-2.htm

A vast resource: www.archives.gov/research/ww2/

One of the many pictures from this site. It may be by Lee Miller, or I may have seen her picture of the same scene, which I remember being framed slightly differently.
187. A general of the Volkssturm lies dead on the floor of city hall, Leipzig, Germany.


www.archives.gov/research_room/research_topics/world_war_2_photos/images/ww2_187.jpg

He committed suicide rather than face U.S. Army troops who captured the city on April 19, 1945.
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