For millions of Germans cut off on the Baltic coast by the rapid Red Army advance, only one avenue of escape remained open—the sea.
Audio feature is on the life of SS Panzer commander, Michael Wittmann.
A look at the World War Two Russian Liberation Army, a little-known National Socialist military force made up of Russian soldiers who volunteered to fight the Soviet regime.
Germany's enemies maintain today (1940) that Adolf Hitler is the greatest disturber of peace known to history, that he threatens every nation with sudden attack and oppression.
There are certain truths which stand out so openly on the roadsides of life that every passer-by may see them.
The remains of German soldier regarded as the world’s greatest ever tank ace have been found in a grave the Czech Republic.
The significance, importance and effects of martyrs on religious or secular power systems and on revolutionary movements has always been known and exploited by the tyrants of Church and State.
In the video footage below Ukrainians welcome the righteous German army as liberators from Communist tyranny and savagery.
Accordingly, Germanys Fuehrer Adolf Hitler has been assigned total blame for starting World War II in Europe, historys deadliest conflict in which 50 million died.
The NS government under Adolf Hitler saw architecture as a means of imposing respect. Adolf Hitler, like many Germans, had an admiration of the ancient world, especially Greece and Rome. In a time when art was changing rapidly, he deemed the avant-garde movement as degenerate.
US soldiers who fought in World War II have commonly been depicted as honorable citizen warriors from the "Greatest Generation."
In the south of Berlin, there is a massive pillar; one of the few remnants of the National Socialists’ attempts to make Berlin the capital of the Thousand-Year Reich, equaled only by Egypt, Babylon, and Rome, it now sits amongst shabby, peach-colored residential blocks.
Nigel Jones reviews After the Reich: From the Liberation of Vienna to the Berlin Airlift by Giles MacDonogh.
One of the last Waffen-SS units to hold out defending Adolf Hitler’s bunker in Berlin was comprised entirely of Frenchmen.