One of the last photos of Jochen Peiper

This is one of the last photos of Jochen Peiper.

Jochen Peiper in his latter years, shortly before he was murdered. Taken early July 1976 at Traves/France.
Peiper was already aware of the death threats and his face does tell so.

Source: WW2inColor

Joachim Peiper was a great war hero

Snapped this up from YouTube (source). Only modestly edited by me:

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I never thought I would write this on my country’s liberation day. But I’ve come to believe Germany wasn’t the evil in this conflict. Peiper was a great war hero and larger than life. I believe he fought in Western Europe during ‘Fall Gelb’, and he fought in Russia, fought in ‘Battle of the Bulge’. Peiper got ‘convicted’ to death in the subsequent Nuremberg trials, but eventually set ‘free’.
Later, he went to France. He was killed in late 1970 by bunch of French cowards. The witnesses say he knew he was going to die, and he went to his front porch and calmly waited there with a pistol in his hand…