Tagged: WW2

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Deutsch-Russisches Museum

You might not recognize the place ... but here, the German surrender was signed on May 8, 1945. But uhh ... that surrender was already signed on May 6 in Reims? Well… yeah… sort of.

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Reichsparteitagsgelände Nurnberg

If you've seen some World War II films, you must have also come across the Reich Party Rally Grounds as a place where "mustache man" did quite a few speeches ... and you might know it from the photos ...

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Munster Armored Museum

This is one of those museums where i can't remember how I ever got there ... this could be one of those “hey! There is a sign for a museum, let's see what it is ” places… and so you stumble across a gem!

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Railway gun Krupp K5

In the north of France, in the town of Audinghen, there is a museum that manages the bunker “Todt”. The bunker itself is already a solid appearance ... but the cannon that stands next to it ... that was what mattered to us ... A Krupp K5 cannon, made between 1937 and 1940. It fired a 255 kilo grenade over a distance of almost 70 km. The gun weighs 120 tons and is 32 meters long.

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Auschwitz concentration camp

Well… what more should we say about the Auschwitz extermination camp? It shouldn't be necessary to explain anything about it right? So we'll stick to the cold numbers:

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Ouistreham bunker museum

In Ouistreham (France) is a WW2 bunker that is now in use as a museum. From an original landing craft (which was also used in the movie "saving private ryan", to uniforms, a few tanks, rooms full of original stuff and way way more.

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