Kriegsmarine


, Last update: September 26 2017,
In the photograph, I am wearing my much-vaunted black Landmark Scout t-shirt, standing at location 30.327396, -86.166762, or rather, Grayton Beach, Florida, looking seaward 225 miles away toward location...

, Last update: July 13 2017,
There are many Nationalities to be found on this Commonwealth Cemetery for both WW1 and WW2, like British, Norwegian, Czech, New Zealand, Canadian and Polish,  all from different regiments...

, Last update: May 13 2017,
After Fall Gelb, which is the German designation for the taking of the Netherlands and Belgium in May 1940, the Kriegsmarine settled in IJmuiden and took over the Dutch...

, Last update: April 26 2017,
Battery Heerenduin is situated at the estuary of the North Sea Canal which runs towards the port of Amsterdam and its industry. To defend this canal the Dutch build...

, Last update: October 24 2016,
Between Omaha beach and Gold beach lies Marine Küsten Batterie Longues-sur-Mer or M.K.B. Longues-sur-Mer. Construction started in September 1943 and finished just two months before D-day in April 1944.

, Last update: January 3 2016,
The Grand Blockhouse is a renovated 5 level fortification build by organization Todt and part of the Atlantic Wall. It is located in Batz-sur-Mer, France, and part of the...

, Last update: January 26 2016,
The submarine Seehund or Seal was the most successful mini submarine of the German Kriegsmarine. While the Molch and Biber were rushed into service, the Seehund was build from...

, Last update: January 25 2016,
The Biber, or Beaver, is a German midget submarine used by the Kriegsmarine during World War Two. The Kriegsmaringe captured a midget submarine from the British Royal Navy in...

, Last update: January 20 2016,
The Marder or “Pine Marten” was not a mature U-Boat like the Molch or Seehund. This midget submarine was an advanced design of the Neger submarine. These type of...

, Last update: January 25 2016,
The Molch, or Salamander, was the first one man U-boat of the Kriegsmarine. This submarine basically looked like a big torpedo. It was based on torpedo technology and powered...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
To the north of Battery Oldenburg lies Battery Waldam, named after the village Waldam nearby. Both batteries are situated north of the french city Calais. Unlike Battery Oldenburg Battery Waldam...

, Last update: January 6 2016,
U-boat bunker Valentin itself, we could not enter, because we failed to schedule an appointment with the conscious professor who arranges the only tours in this bunker. Although this...

, Last update: September 27 2016,
In Bremerhaven we visited the U-boat Wilhelm Bauer (U-2540), Type XXI. This U-boat is much larger compared to type VIIC from Laboe and we recommend taking a look. It...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
At Möltenort, the U-boat memorial shows us 30,000 names engraved in a memorial wall. These are all the lost crew members of each German U-boat lost in battle. It...

, Last update: December 14 2015,
This U-boat was deployed from 1943 by the Kriegsmarine until the end of the war. Thereafter, the submarine was used by the Norwegian Navy until 1965 when it was...



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