This Leica III camera saved the life of a Hungarian army photographer. A Soviet bullet aimed at the photographer hit the camera that saved his life. This camera are on display at the museum of military history in Budapest, Hungary.
The Leica III is a range-finder camera introduced by Leica in 1933, and produced in parallel with the Leica II series. It was the camera issued to the Hungarian army photographers that covered the war. The small size, great quality and the variation of lenses made it the first choice for a front-line photographer.