Meet the Nightfighters, a Division of Allied Soldiers Who Attacked Nazis with Empty Rifles and Grenades

They launched their attacks under cover of darkness, equipped only with empty rifles, bayonets, and grenades.

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  • Tank of the 745th Tank Battalion, attached to the 1st Infantry Division

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  • Lt. Cecil H. Bolton

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  • Mittelbau-Dora—the concentration camp where the division found 5,000 corpses

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