Soldiers of the Waffen SS. The best trained and well-equipped paramilitary force in the world. Normal German soldiers had to prove their pure lineage back 50 years to join. Officers had to prove 200 years back.
Stalingrad, German soldier (Though frequently posted as "Stalingrad 1943 German soldier" or the like, this is a modern re-enactment plainly credited to Hungarian photographer Balasz Santha. It is not a genuine wartime image.