A German-speaking American soldier interrogates a German prisoner in Mutzig, France on 5 December 1944
A German-speaking American soldier interrogates a German prisoner. Official caption: "6AG 7A-27515/ ETO HQ 44 28506 5 Dec. Credit...US Army Signal Corps. Photog...Tec 5 Allan G. Smith, Jr., 163. Pfc. Ernest Grumbacker, 715 W. 170th St., NYC, acting as interrogator, speaks to one of the 82 Germans who surrendered fort near Mutzig. Pfc. Grunbacker was about to parley with Germans and ask them to surrender, but before he could open negotiations the Germans raised a white flag. (C). 2nd Bn., 30th Inf. Regt., 3rd Div., Mutzig Area, France. Confidential." Censored on 8 December 1944. Passed for publication without censorship restrictions by SHAEF Field Press Censor on 12 April 1945.