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Fliegende Panzerfaust (flying armored fist).            During the Summer of 1944, ever more desperate for breakthrough weaponry that would stem the tide of the Allies, Hitler ordered the Flugzeugbau Zeppelin company at Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance, to develop the Fliegende Panzerfaust (flying armored fist). The single-seat heavily armored parasite interceptor was to […]

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  Irena Sendler   She hid Jewish children in coffins and shipped them away from the Nazi occupied portions of Poland where Jewish children were targets of opportunity. She and her organization Zegota would convince Jewish parents walled up in the Warsaw Ghetto to let her remove the children, sedate them and then smuggle infants […]

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The Death Match. The Widely Told Story Of An Epic Game Of Soccer Between Ukrainians And Their German Occupiers.

September 16, 2012

  This is one of the strangest tales ever to come out of World War II, not because it might be true, but because it probably isn’t. We all know that soccer is the number one sport played around the world and that Europeans watch soccer with a fanatical dedication we see hear only to […]

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World War II. The Numbers

September 10, 2012

  The thing about World War II that just fascinates me the most are the numbers involved. The sheer magnitude of the effort boggles the mind. The number who moved across the world to deadly bloody battle, the numbers who died, the numbers who survived, the numbers of POWS. That said, here are some more […]

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The T 14 Tank.

August 13, 2012

      Some say the T 14 was just an up armored M4 Sherman. It had a 75mm gun, and 100mm of armor, roughly twice that of a Sherman. If not a 75mm gun, a British 6 pounder. Either gun would waste any German Medium tank, the Panzer mk4 and below and used properly, […]

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Nazis Funded War Effort With Stolen Jewish Money.

July 12, 2012

  “Nearly 120 billion Reich marks – over £12 billion at the time – was plundered from German Jews by laws and looting….The official study commissioned by the ministry examined the years from 1933 to 1945. Hans-Peter Ullmann, a Cologne history professor, said the tax authorities under the Nazis actively worked to “destroy Jews financially” […]

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German World War II Propaganda Posters.

March 6, 2012

          Source: Lest We Forget Related Posts:The Fliegende Panzerfaust (Flying Armored Fist). Another Desperate Attempt To Stop The Inevitable.US War Time Rationing PostersWorld War II. The NumbersBritish World War II War PostersWar Art

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Dr. Tina Strobos Who Hid More Than 100 Jews From Nazis Passes At 91.

March 4, 2012

  Today would have been my mother’s 88th birthday. In her honor, I post this story about a Dutch hero who foiled the Nazis. Dr. Tina Strobos, a fearless woman who hid more than 100 Jews in a gabled attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam just a few blocks from the hideout where Anne Frank was captured, […]

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Miep Gies, The Woman Who Hid Anne Frank’s Family From The Nazi’s In Amsterdam, Dies At 100.

January 12, 2010

Miep Gies the last survivor among Anne Frank’s protectors and the woman who preserved the diary that endures as a testament to the human spirit in the face of unfathomable evil, died Monday night, the Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam said. She was 100. The BBC said Mrs. Gies suffered a fall late last month […]

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Nazi War Criminal Defendant Heinrich Boere, Admits Murdering People (Jews) Under Orders.

December 8, 2009

“AACHEN, Germany — A former member of the Nazi SS being tried for murder admitted in court Tuesday that he killed three Dutch civilians during World War II, but insisted he was following orders. Heinrich Boere told the Aachen state court in a statement read by attorney Gordon Christiansen that he had killed a bicycle-shop […]

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Nazi Hunters Discover Massive File Cache On Escaped War Criminals.

November 28, 2009

“Nov. 27 (Bloomberg) — German investigators trying to track down Nazi criminals before they die may have had their “best break” in years after discovering a trove of Brazilian immigration files more than half a century old. Kurt Schrimm, the top German justice official hunting Nazi fugitives, said his team stumbled on archives identifying “several […]

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Did Hitler Have A Stealth Fighter?

June 26, 2009

The answer promises to revealed when you watch “Hitler’s Stealth Fighter” this Sunday, June 28, at 9 p.m on the National Geographic Channel. The show follows a team from Northrop Grumman Corp who build a Horten 229 flying wing replica to determine if it had stealth capabilities three decades before the United States. The German-built […]

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The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight.

June 24, 2009

The gun didn’t work very well. It had to vent air through the barrels to allow the curves flight which in turn cut down muzzle velocity. Hitler took one look at it and asked that it not be developed further.

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