This remarkable prosthetic hand was made for a 16th-century knight Berlichingen who lost his right hand during the siege of the city of Landshut in 1504. A canon ball forced his sword against him ruining his arm. He was able to continue his military career.

This remarkable prosthetic hand was made for a 16th-century knight

This remarkable prosthetic hand was made for a 16th-century knight Berlichingen who lost his right hand during the siege of the city of Landshut in 1504. A canon ball forced his sword against him ruining his arm. He was able to continue his military career.

Götz Von Berlichingen

Götz Von Berlichingen

5sswiking:  “Soldiers from the 17. SS Panzer Grenadier Division Гетц от Berlichingen take a cigarette break during a counterattack in the area of карантан, Normandy in mid-June 1944.  ”

5sswiking: “Soldiers from the 17. SS Panzer Grenadier Division Гетц от Berlichingen take a cigarette break during a counterattack in the area of карантан, Normandy in mid-June 1944. ”

Soldiers from the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen ride on a Sd.Kfz. 251 armored vehicle in Normandy, June 1944. In the center is SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Ludwig Kepplinger, commander of the SS-Panzer-Abteilung 17 of the division. He was killed by Maquis seven miles southeast of Laval in August 1944.

Soldiers from the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen ride on a Sd.Kfz. 251 armored vehicle in Normandy, June 1944. In the center is SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Ludwig Kepplinger, commander of the SS-Panzer-Abteilung 17 of the division. He was killed by Maquis seven miles southeast of Laval in August 1944.

5sswiking:  “Soldiers from the 17. SS Panzer Grenadier Division Гетц от Berlichingen take a cigarette break during a counterattack in the area of карантан, Normandy in mid-June 1944.  ”

5sswiking: “Soldiers from the 17. SS Panzer Grenadier Division Гетц от Berlichingen take a cigarette break during a counterattack in the area of карантан, Normandy in mid-June 1944. ”

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and...

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and...

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 remained in this sector for the remainder of June and most of July, struggling valiantly to hold back the Americans.

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 remained in this sector for the remainder of June and most of July, struggling valiantly to hold back the Americans.

Ein Besuch auf der Götzenburg lässt Sie die Hektik des Alltags vergessen erleben Sie die Stammburg des Ritters Götz von Berlichingen mit der eisernen Hand

Ein Besuch auf der Götzenburg lässt Sie die Hektik des Alltags vergessen erleben Sie die Stammburg des Ritters Götz von Berlichingen mit der eisernen Hand

17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan

17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 remained in this sector for the remainder of June and most of July, struggling valiantly to hold back the Americans.

Great action with the 17. SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen and the paratroopers from Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 in the area of Carentan, Normandy against US forces in mid-June 1944. Both Götz von Berlichingen Division and Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 remained in this sector for the remainder of June and most of July, struggling valiantly to hold back the Americans.

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