War Scrap Nuremberg 1945

Henry took these pictures at Nuremberg 1945. The captions are his that he wrote on the photos. He was drafted into the army in spring 1943. He spent most of the year on the East Coast, then shipped to England.


Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
You count them

Henry was assigned to a machinery and maintenance unit. After the war they assembled the surplus. Nazi headquarters is in the background, renamed the Merrell Barracks. Nuremberg 1945.
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
Then count these too
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
The best $80,000 foxholes the U.S. had
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
Combat vehicle pool
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
Transmitters by the ton
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
The best money could buy
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
Small arms scrap 1945, best available in 1944
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
Junk dealer's harvest
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
The wealth of nations - autumn 1945
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
Worth millions 8 months ago - now scrap
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
Planes Junked
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
3rd Army scrap metal collecting point - 1945 the wreckage of "Civilization"
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
orig no caption
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
Kaufman and Heckman bring in another - 1945
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
Payne stalks a tiger
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
"Murphy" the dog, Payne the dog face - neither comprehends
Henry Schnautz photo of ww2 scrap
The side that wins is always right - they write the histories