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...
This picture was taken on 23 April 1945 and shows the moonscape like island. The large craters are from the 5 tons Tallboy bombs, which where dropped in the air raid.
Helgoland, April 18/19, 1945
969 aircraft - 617 Avro Lancasters, 332 Handley Page Halifaxes, 20 de Havilland Mosquitos of all groups - successfully used Tallboys to bomb the Naval base, airfield, and town int...
Lager Helgoland was a Nazi concentration camp on Alderney in the Channel Islands, named after the Frisian Island of Heligoland (in English, Helgoland), a former British possession handed over to Germany in 1890.
The Germans built four concentration camps on Alderney, subcamps of the Neuengamme concentration camp (located in Hamburg, Germany). Each subcamp was named after one of t...
The frigate Jylland is the longest wooden ship in the world, it was build 1860. It has as well sails and a steam engine. On may 9th. 1864 it took part in the sea bettle at the island Helgoland.
From 1874 to 1876 it was also royal wessel.
1908 it was taken out of service and sold to Germany for demolision but was resold for 48.105 danish kronors by a syndicate who wanted to...
Every year from june to september on this theater the story of the famous german pirate Klaus Störtebeker is told.
Klaus Störtebeker (c. 1360 - 20 October 1401) was a leader and the best known representative of a companionship of privateers known as the Victual Brothers ("Vitalienbrüder" in German). The Victual Brothers were originally hired during a war between Denmar...
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