Tagged: WW2

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Teufelsberg Berlin

In het westen van Berlijn ligt de Teufelsberg, vernoemd naar het meertje wat er naast ligt. De berg is echter geen natuurlijke berg, maar is gemaakt van puin wat overgebleven is na de 2e...

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Trains during the cold war.

During the (1st) Cold War, Berlin was divided into 4 parts. British, American, French and Russian. Between the Russian zone and the other zones was the border (the Berlin wall), but also around the...

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Technology Museum Sinsheim and Speyer

Well… they are officially called a museum, but to be honest… you should see it more as a huge collection of everything that has anything to do with technology (and sometimes not)….

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Technikmuseum Magdeburg

In Magdeburg there is still a very old and beautiful Technology Museum with primarily old DDR stuff. It is located in an old foundry where armored steel was once cast for tanks and the like.

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Prora KdF-Seebad Rügen

Kraft durch Freude (KdF) was an organization in Nazi Germany managed by the German National Socialist government that rewarded good work performance with trips and vacations. And one of those vacation getaways…. would be Seebad Rugen in...

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Wernigerode ww2 subcamp - cover name "Richard"

The former forced labor camp KZ-Außenlager Wernigerode (alias “Richard”) was built shortly after the start of the Second World War. In this labor camp (which was an annex of camp Buchenwald) on the Veckenstedter Strasse are four originally preserved barracks and a watchtower.

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Peenemünde

In Peenemunde, during the 2nd World War, research was done into the V weapons, especially the V1 and the V2 rocket. There's not much left of those research centers, just a power station...

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