Hitler authorizes Reichsleiter Philipp Bouhler and Dr. Karl Brandt to empower…
Red Army soldiers who died in Mogilev in a battle with the German 10th Motorized Infantry Division, 1941. The human form almost disappears once a man is dead in battle.
Substitute government: WW2 has been lost but after the suicide of Hitler, Dönitz formed a new government. It ended in Flensburg on May 23, 1945, when the members of this government are arrested. Albert Speer, Karl Dönitz and Generaloberst Alfred Jodl after their arrest.
1943, Russie, Région de Belgorod, POWs russes | Flickr - Photo Sharing! Pin by Paolo Marzioli
Holland, protest leaflet against the Jewish star with the inscription: "Jood en niet-jood één in strijd" (Jews and non-Jews stand united in their struggle"). The leaflet was distributed in the underground scene in 1942
On June 6, 1944, nearly 160,000 Allied troops landed along a heavily fortified, 50-mile stretch of French coastline in the historic operation known as D-Day. More than 9,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded on the beaches of Normandy, but by day’s end, the Allies had gained a foothold to begin liberating Europe. Here you have some of the best infographics on the Normandy landings through the courtesy of their graphic designers. Each infographic has a link to the source opriginal. This…
Graf von der Schulenburg. German ambassador to Moskow. He informed the Soviet ambassador in Berlin Dekanosov about Hitler's plan to invade the USSR soon. Stalin was told, but didn't believe it. He thought it to be a British trick to induce the Soviets to attack Germany (Anthony Beevor, Stalingrad). Later he had connections to the German resistance Group around Karl Goerdeler and was executed after July 20, 1944. A man of honor!
Hermann Goering, Heinrich Himmler, and Adolf Hitler smiling and laughing
Bernburg an der Saale:November 1940 –24. August 1943.
Theresa Stangl Wife of Franz Paul Stangl – Commandant of Sobibor Death Camp “But I was very glad when Paul told me he had arranged for us to move to the fish-hatchery – it would be better for all of us, and I was glad to get the children away from that house. No, while we were in Chelm, Paul was on leave, it was when we moved to the fish-hatchery that he had to go back to work. And one day while he was at work – I still thought constructing, or working at an army supply base – Ludwig came…