In the lower part of the picture, the german cruisers Prinz Eugen and Nurenberg can be seen.
Another view of Prinz Eugen at pier in the Kronløbsbassin in Copenhagen after it surrendered. The Kronløbsbassin is a part of the Freeport of Copenhagen. At the end of the war, she was one of only two operational German cruisers left (the other was the light cruiser Nürnberg), and was surrendered...
The Stadtschloss (German: Berliner Stadtschloss, rendered in English as Berlin City Palace), was a royal palace in the centre of Berlin, capital of Germany (1871-1945 capital of the German Reich, 1949-1990 in parts capital of East Germany, 1990 to date capital of reunifed Germany). It was the principal residence (winter residence) of the Kings of Prussia from 1701-1918 and of the German Emperor...
Former Soviet/East German MiG-29 Fulcrum base near Eberswald. Now a small museum with over 25 planes from 1945-85 mainly from the East German Air Force. Incl. MiG-25, MiG-23, MiG-21, Il-14, Su-17, Tu-134, AN-2, Mi-8
More information (in german): http://www.luftfahrt-museum-finowfurt.de/
German World War Two UBOAT, U534 on the dockside. The German type IXC/40 submarine was sunk by Allied forces in 1945.
In the dock is the frigate HMS Plymouth and along side it is submarine HMS Onyx, both of which saw service in the Falklands conflict, and a D-Day landing craft.
1893, when the southern part of Denmark was german territory from 1864 until 1920, the german residents of the area bought this hill near Aabenraa. It was at that time 93 meters high and one of the highest points in the area.
1895 a huge memorial for the german Chancellor Bismark was errected. It stood here until the 16th august 1945 when it was blown away. 1955 the remains where...
On the right you also see the site of the accidental bombing of the Bezuidenhoud area.
In the Second World War German V-2 rockets were stationed in the park just north to this district, called Haagse Bos. On 3 March 1945 the allies attempted to destroy V-2s and launching equipment by a large-scale bombardment, but due to navigational errors the Bezuidenhout was destroyed; 500 people were...
Photographs of Helgoland taken before and after the attack by Bomber Command on 18 April 1945.
Left - 16 April 1945
Right - 19 April 1945
18th April 1945
969 aircraft - 617 Lancasters, 332 Halifaxes, 20 Mosquitos - of all groups attacked the naval base at Heligoland, the airfield and the town on this small island. The bombing was accurate and the target areas...
The largest German WW II POW camp was Stalag VII-A at Moosburg, Germany. Over 110,000 allied soldiers were imprisoned there. It was liberated by the U.S. 14th Armored Division following a short battle with SS soldiers of the 17th SS Panzer Grenadier Division on 29 April, 1945.
Deutschland (later re-named Lützow), was the lead ship of her class that served in the German Kriegsmarine before and during World War II. The ship was originally classified as a Panzerschiff ("armoured ship") by Germany. The Kriegsmarine reclassified them as a heavy cruisers in February 1940. The British initially nicknamed the three ships of this class "pocket battleships"...
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