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Murray Leff, in a self-timed portrait is shown
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Murray Leff, in a self-timed portrait is shown in front of the house where he slept during an artillery barrage in Ossenberg, Germany. A shell hit and tore off a piece of the wagon wheel, left, and broke many of the tile shingles of the roof. (March 10, 1945)(Credit: Murray Leff)

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New Yorker photographs horrors of WWII

As his infantry unit pushed into Germany in March and April of 1945, Murray Leff would pull a folding Welti camera from beneath his heavy coat and take photographs of the horrors around him.