“ WWII Through Nazi Eyes:” Mont Saint-Michel, France

World War II Through Nazi Eyes is an ongoing series of photographs from the over 100 personal albums of Third Reich servicemen which are now in the Burns Collection. This series complements Dr. Burns’ own art work, which is a series of multimedia images created from the unique photographs taken by Nazi soldiers. These private images offer a conqueror’s inside perspective of his job, play and at times mental outlook. In many of the images the vicious abuse and murderous attitudes ingrained in Third Reich doctrine is clearly visible in the body language and facial expression of the soldiers. In this series of images they are simply enjoying the fruits of their victory as they set up their gun emplacements on Mont Saint-Michel.

On the way to Mont Saint-Michel