MUST SEE!!! Never-Before-Seen Horror Photos From World War II Will Leave You In Tears

A four-star general’s personal photos of the battlefields of France and Germany from World War II are being published for the first time, shedding new light on the bloodshed and violence that darkened Europe during the Nazi era.

General Charles Day Palmer spent most of the war fighting on the Western Front, and took photos of the bombed-out cities and lifeless bodies he witnessed along his European march.

After sitting in his personal files for years, the photos were shared for the first time by his grandson Daniel Palmer earlier this month, on the website Argunners.com. See the photos after the caught:

Forest burial: An American soldier decorates the grave of an unknown U.S. soldier, who was buried by the enemy before retreating
Forest burial: An American soldier decorates the grave of an unknown U.S. soldier, who was buried by the enemy before retreating
Decimated: General Palmer wrote on the reverse of this photograph, 'Remains of a friendly little town, that was "scorched"
Decimated: General Palmer wrote on the reverse of this photograph, ‘Remains of a friendly little town, that was “scorched”
Fort: A pill box located on the edge of a fort bears damage probably caused by American tank fire
Fort: A pill box located on the edge of a fort bears damage probably caused by American tank fire
Up in flames: A French truck burns ferociously after its cargo of 800 gallons of gasoline explodes and catches fire
Up in flames: A French truck burns ferociously after its cargo of 800 gallons of gasoline explodes and catches fire
Gruesome: The bodies of two German soldiers lie on together in a gutter in France
Gruesome: The bodies of two German soldiers lie on together in a gutter in France
The other casualties: Troops string wire past four German artillery horses that were killed along with five German soldiers in this street
The other casualties: Troops string wire past four German artillery horses that were killed along with five German soldiers in this street
On patrol: An American tank is seen driving down a battle-ravaged street in Rohrwiller, France, on February 4, 1945
On patrol: An American tank is seen driving down a battle-ravaged street in Rohrwiller, France, on February 4, 1945
Out of action: A knocked-out American tank sits beside a similarly wrecked German tank on a street on the Western Front
Out of action: A knocked-out American tank sits beside a similarly wrecked German tank on a street on the Western Front
New territory: A tank moves through the ruins of a freshly retaken French town, while two medics attend to a fallen soldier on the roadside
New territory: A tank moves through the ruins of a freshly retaken French town, while two medics attend to a fallen soldier on the roadside
American soldiers father around the aftermath of a shelling. General Palmer wrote: 'Shell from Railway did this. Not far from where I live. Five bigger ones hit about 150 yards from my place the others .. (?). One blew the door in on my caravan. The place was a mess.
American soldiers father around the aftermath of a shelling. General Palmer wrote: ‘Shell from Railway did this. Not far from where I live. Five bigger ones hit about 150 yards from my place the others .. (?). One blew the door in on my caravan. The place was a mess.
Hunt for the enemy: American soldiers raid a building where German soldiers were thought to be hiding out and holding prisoners at the end of a three-day battle
Hunt for the enemy: American soldiers raid a building where German soldiers were thought to be hiding out and holding prisoners at the end of a three-day battle
Last fight: Three dead German Waffen-SS Troops lay on the ground after trying to stop an advance of an American armored column
Last fight: Three dead German Waffen-SS Troops lay on the ground after trying to stop an advance of an American armored column

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