WWII


, Last update: July 12 2017,
The German War Cemetery in Lommel is the largest WWII German Military Cemetery outside of Germany in Western Europe. The cemetery is the final resting place for a little...

, 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 7 2016,
From October 29 till November 3th I took a short organized trip to Poland. The organizer called this trip "Poland under the Nazis". The trip included a stay in...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
The Coastal Battery Tirpitz started out with the name MKB Saltwedel neu. It is an old naval battery which originated in 1941 within this year the name changed to...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
From the Royal Air Force Station Binbrook in 1943, near Brokenby in England, exactly 13 minutes before 10 pm, an Avro Lancaster Mark 1 takes off from the airfield...

, 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 7 2016,
“Loods 24” is the former transit warehouse number 24 in the Rotterdam harbour. During the Second World War it was used to house Jews rounded up in the city of...

, Last update: September 27 2016,
May 1940. Heavy rumbling sounds fill the afternoon sky above the Netherlands. The drone rolls on for miles through the afternoon skies. The sound unnerves cattle and farmers on...

, Last update: October 30 2016,
The NSDAP Congress HallA huge building blocks your view over the pond towards the Zeppelin Field. Just across the street from the former Luitpold Arena there is a huge...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
The Gutshof, or “The Manor”, is a creation from Martin Bormann. Martin Bormann, in youth agricultural educated, had his chance to design his dream while rearranging the Obersalzberg. He always...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
On the Obersalzberg in Bavaria, Germany, are two tea houses. Both are specially made for Adolf Hitler, for relaxation and to impress visitors of the engineering power in the...

, Last update: February 18 2014,
In November 1938 Generalfeldmarschall Walther von Brauchitsch gave the green light for further development of the Peenemünde rocket programs and the mass-production of rockets. This development also fuelled the...

, Last update: January 7 2016,
In August 2012 Landmark Scout received an email from a descended of a survivor of forced labour in the Second World War. Like my grandfather this victim was send to...

, Last update: January 4 2016,
The name “David” was used a lot in the family. My granddad, like David, has the same second name. His full name was Hendrik David van Dam. His brother...

, Last update: June 14 2017,
On the 3rd of October 1942, for the first time in human history, a ballistic missile, the A4 (or V2) rocket, was succesfully launched and even reached space. A...




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