Miss Magnolia Thunderpussy's photos


  • Roger Schall - A young German soldier takes a last drag on his cigarette before entering a theatre - Occupied Paris, circa 1941

    From a sequence of photographs Roger Schall took during the Occupation of France by the Germans in World War II. The liveried usher is pretending not to notice the bad manners of the young German soldier.

  • Roger Schall - German soldiers at the Moulin de la Galette - Paris, 1941

    From a sequence of photographs Roger Schall took during the Occupation of France by the Germans in World War II. After the Invasion comes the obligatory tourist trail, and THEN the Girls!!!

  • Roger Schall - An appreciative audience of German soldiers at the Moulin de la Galette - Paris, 1941

    Little do these unsuspecting German soldiers realise, but the dancer on the far left of picture is none other than Gaspard de la Nuit, co-ordinator of the French Resistance, who is gathering information about German troop movements after dark in Paris. H…


  • Roger Schall - German soldier shopping with his family - Paris, 1941

    I had no idea serving men could receive visits from their wives and young children during the Occupation. Unless, of course, she is French . . .

  • Roger Schall - German soldiers in the Métro ( St. Lazair Station) - Paris, 1941

    From a sequence of photographs Roger Schall took during the Occupation of France by the Germans in World War II. I would love to know the story behind that dapper man carrying the rather ornate dining chair! I think he was embarrassing the three sold…

  • Roger Schall - German soldiers shopping in Paris - 1941

    From a sequence of photographs Roger Schall took during the Occupation of France by the Germans in World War II. "Willibrod, I do wish you would reconsider those stockings - you won't look good in that shade - it's almost black and you have such nice leg…


  • Roger Schall - German troops admiring the Palace of Versailles - 1942

    "But HOW are we going to ship it back to Berlin, Herr Major?"

  • Roger Schall - Visiting the Versailles Gardens - 1940

    From a sequence of photographs Roger Schall took during the Occupation of France by the Germans in World War II. After the Invasion comes the obligatory tourist trail! I wonder whether Mr. weshallmeetonthebeautifulshore will stand on those very sam…

  • Roger Schall - Large group of German soldiers visiting the Louvre - Paris, 1940

    A group of visiting German soldiers about to burst out into song and perform a selection of Welsh folk-songs.


  • Roger Schall - German soldiers visiting the Louvre - Paris, 1940

    From a sequence of photographs Roger Schall took during the Occupation of France by the Germans in World War II. Aaaaaah . . . . isn't he cute? And the puppy is nice, too! You see, they couldn't all have been beastly Huns.

  • Peeling potatoes - World War II

    How nice to have music while you work!

  • A group of affectionate German soldiers, with accordion - World War II

    A pity it is such a small photograph.


  • The accordion clears the road ahead - Eastern Front, World War II

    Here we see an accordion player stealthily walking along a landmine infested road somewhere in Russia. The ability of accordions to detonate landmines was discovered quite early on during Operation Barbarossa.

  • Two German soldiers entertain their comrades on a troop ship - World War II


  • German soldier forced to practice out in the snow - World War II

    Can you possibly believe that his barracks room comrades were not fond of the sweet sound of the accordion and insisted he practice outside on the balconhy . . . . in the snow? How shocking!


  • Three brothers and one large accordion - World War II

    Proof that playing the accordion and indeed, listening to its dulcet tones, produces a warm, rosy glow to one's world . . .

  • Six German soldiers, two with accordions and one making rabbit ears - World War II


  • An appreciative audience - World War II



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