Operation Barbarossa

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Wolf's Lair is the standard English name for Wolfsschanze, Adolf Hitler's first World War II Eastern Front military headquarters, one of several Führerhauptquartier (Führer Headquarters) or FHQs located in various parts of Europe. World History, World War Ii, Wolf's Lair, Operation Barbarossa, Interesting History, Military History, First World, Wwii, Germany

Wolf's Lair, May 2012

Wolf's Lair is the standard English name for Wolfsschanze, Adolf Hitler's first World War II Eastern Front military headquarters, one of several Führerhauptquartier (Führer Headquarters) or FHQs located in various parts of Europe. The complex, which was built for Operation Barbarossa, the 1941 German invasion of the Soviet Union, was located in the Masurian woods, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from the small East Prussian town of Rastenburg, now Kętrzyn in Poland. The Wolf's Lair was the…

Waffen SS Captain Karl-Heinz Boska was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He served with SS Division Das Reich and SS Regiment Langemack. He survived the war and died at 84 in Germany Ww2, The Third Reich, German Army, Interesting History, Panzer, Military History, World War Two, Wwii, Portraits

Waffen SS Captain Karl-Heinz Boska was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He served with SS Division Das Reich and SS Regiment Langemack. In Nov 1943, Boska led a fierce counterattack against the Russians; with his five tanks he knocked out 12 Russian armor, one field gun, and killed 380 enemy soldiers. He survived the war and died at 84 in 2004.

Wehrmacht Field Marschal Fedor von Bock- a short man with a tall will for waging war and winning Luftwaffe, Historia Universal, Germany Ww2, Moritz, Man Of War, German Army, World History, Military History, World War Two

Start of World War II: September 1939-March 1940

This World War II timeline highlights important dates from September 1939 to April 1940. This time period saw the official start to World War II on September 1, 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. Follow the events of World War II and the German invasion.

A Luftwaffe dorsal gunner on a Heinkel bomber manning an In many German bombers during WWII, just one man was tasked with operating three or more defensive positions, making it impossible to effectively protect the whole aircraft in case of an Military Photos, Military Art, Military History, Luftwaffe, German Soldiers Ww2, German Army, Germany Ww2, Ww2 Pictures

The forgotten ACES: Air gunner ACES of WWII (image heavy)

A Luftwaffe dorsal gunner on a Heinkel He-111 bomber manning an Mg15 and he is equipped with an RZ20 parachute and an M42 Luftwaffe Stahlhelm. In many German bombers of the war, just one man was tasked with operating three or more defensive positions, making it impossible to effectively protect the whole aircraft in case of an attack from multiple sides. Note his P.08 Luger holster, possibly issued by Krieghoff, the manufacturer-supplier to the Luftwaffe.

German infantry marching during the first phase of Operation Barbarossa, June-July The Russian summer can be hot way above what an average German is used to. The expressions on the faces of the troops tell the story. German Soldiers Ww2, German Army, Operation Barbarossa, Germany Ww2, German Uniforms, Ww2 Photos, History Online, Army Soldier, Panzer

Third Reich Color Pictures

488 x 640 pixels - 38,2 KB Traugott Herr wearing greatcoat with red lapels 497 x 640 pixels - 43,9 KB Traugott Herr

Visit WWII exhibit at the FREE Gettysburg Museum of History & see authentic World War II militaria relics! Gettysburg Museum, Army History, Uniform Insignia, Grand Chef, Germany Ww2, German Uniforms, The Third Reich, Portraits, Military Men

An excellent portrait photo of an SS-Untersturmführer of the 3rd SS-Totenkopf division. He is wearing a vertical TK collar tab and is in full dress uniform with his SS honor sword present.

Lets talk about another famous general, Heinz Guderian "The father of Blitzkreig". Heinz Guderian was born on June 1888 in Kulm, . German Soldiers Ww2, German Army, Raza Aria, Mchale's Navy, Battle Of Moscow, Operation Barbarossa, Rare Historical Photos, History Online, War Photography

General Heinz Guderian, commander of Germany's Panzergruppe 2, chats with members of a tank crew on the Russian front, on September 3, 1941. (AP Photo)

The leader of the Finnish armed forces Marshal CGE Mannerheim discusses strategy with hero of the Winter War General Talvela. European History, World History, World War Ii, History Of Finland, Operation Barbarossa, Major Events, German Army, Soviet Union, Military History

Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, involved Germany as well as her allies: Italy, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, and Finland. Finland was eager to recapture the lands taken by the Soviet Union’s unprovoked assault in the 1939-1940 Winter War. Here, leader of the Finnish armed forces Marshal CGE Mannerheim discusses strategy with hero of the Winter War General Talvela, at the beginning of Finland’s second war with the USSR during WWII, the Continuation…

adlerangriff: “Operation Barbarossa The Invasion of Russia meant long marches for a lot of Wehrmacht soldiers ” German Soldiers Ww2, German Army, Battle Of Moscow, Operation Barbarossa, Germany Ww2, German Uniforms, Total War, Military Photos, Red Army

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