Tag Archives: German

Article & Photos: China – The Fushan Tunnels


The link below is to a very interesting article and set of photos relating to the German occupation of a small part of China.

For more visit:
http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-fushan-tunnels

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Article & Photos: German WWII Red Cross Posters


The link below is to an article (with photos) that takes a look at German WWII Red Cross posters.

For more visit:
http://www.best-bsn-to-msn.com/10-wwii-posters-of-the-german-red-cross/


Article: Guernsey – German Military Underground Hospital


The link below is to an article that takes a look at a German Military Underground Hospital built during WWII on Guernsey, a territory of the United Kingdom.

For more visit:
http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/german-military-underground-hospital


Photo Gallery: Downed Nazi Planes from the Battle of Britain


The link below is to a photo gallery of shot down German planes from the Battle of Britain – some great WWII shots here.

For more visit:
http://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/2013/04/20-photos-downed-luftwaffe-aircraft-battle-of-britain/


Article: Lesser Known Nazi Plans & Projects


The following link is to an article on five lesser known Nazi plans and projects during World War II.

For more visit:
http://www.cracked.com/article_19840_5-nazi-plans-that-prove-they-were-dumber-than-you-think.html


Article: Lead Up to World War I


Germany’s Increased Arms Budget and the Albanian Rebellion

The following link is to an article on the lead up to WWI in 1912. This article looks at the German arms build up and the Albanian rebellion.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/127399


Video: WWII – German Sniper and the Trumpet Player



Today in History: 10 May 1940


World War II: The United Kingdom Invades Iceland

On this day in 1940, Operation Fork (The Invasion of Iceland) began early in the morning in the capital Reykjavik. The objective was to prevent German occupation and the promise was made to withdraw at the conclusion of the war. The British troops were relieved by American troops a year later, before the US had officially entered the war.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Iceland
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupation_of_Iceland


Today in History: 07 May 1945


V-E Day: Unconditional Surrender of Germany in World War II

On this day in 1945, German General Alfred Jodl signs terms of unconditional surrender to end German resistance in World War II.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Instrument_of_Surrender
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victory_in_Europe_Day


Today In History: 06 May 1937


The Hindenburg Zeppelin Disaster at Lakehurst, New Jersey, USA

On this day in 1937, the German zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburg is destroyed while trying to land at Lakehurst in New Jersey, USA. 36 people are killed in the disaster.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindenburg_disaster


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