"I was convinced we had done everything possible to keep this a war between warriors and not one of indiscriminately killing women and children," he said in an interview shortly before his death.
This is an amazing color film depicting the streets of Berlin from 1936, untouched by the horrors of war that is about to come.
A number of troop companies reported to the fortress commander [at Königsberg] the discovery of several mounds of corpses situated quite close to one another.
As a prisoner of war held in Dresden, I still suffer the memories of those terrible events and my anger refuses to subside.
Winston Churchill urged the United States to launch a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union to win the Cold War, a newly released document reveals.
Remarkable color film, with graphic images - made by firefighter Hans Brunswig - of the devastating summer 1943 bombing of Hamburg.
On April 13, 1943, Germany announced the discovery of a series of mass graves containing the bodies of thousands of Polish officers who had been arrested and then executed by the Soviet Army.
Nicknamed “Hitler’s Zipper,” the MG 42’s ominous and terrifying “ripping cloth report” announced to all the presence of the best machine gun available.
This is the World War 2 German Army MG-42 Machine Gun Firing Demonstration at Dellwood Park in Lockport, Illinois on 8 September 2013, by 5th Company GrossDeutschland.
Germany's defeat in May 1945, and the end of World War II in Europe, did not bring an end to death and suffering for the vanquished German people. Instead the victorious Allies ushered in a horrible new era that, in many ways, was worse than the destruction wrought by war.
The Herman Jagtiger tank destroyer was the heaviest armored vehicle produced during World War II. It weighed 72 tons and had a 128 mm gun. It was powered by an engine originally intended for a Tiger I tank.
Adolf Hitler awarded German Red Crosses emblazoned with the National Socialist swastika to those who treated 55 of his wounded sailors injured in the Spanish Civil War.
Anyone who doubts the long-term effect of the swamping of the First World by the Third, need look no further than Detroit, where a new report has revealed that almost half of all adults in the city are “functionally illiterate” and essentially unable to operate in normal society.
To put it briefly: Ethnic Russians were much less loyal to the Soviet regime in their encounters with the German occupiers than historians have believed up to now.
The Western Allies deliberately murdered approximately 1 million disarmed German POWs by means of starvation, exposure, and illness.
At dawn on June 22, 1941, Germany and allied countries launched the greatest military attack in history.
From 13 to 15 February 1945, British (and some American) heavy bombers dropped 2,400 tons of high explosives and 1,500 tons of incendiary bombs onto the ancient cathedral city of Dresden. In just a few hours, around 25,000 to 35,000 civilians were blown up or incinerated.
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