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German soldiers in a defensive position during the battle of Berlin

German soldiers in a defensive position during the battle of Berlin


German soldiers in a defensive position during the battle of Berlin. The one in the


The Battle of the Seelow Heights, Schlacht um die Seelower Höhen, was part of the Seelow-Berlin Offensive Operation (16 April-2 May 1945).

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Facades flirting with gravity seem to follow with hollow glances the soldiers and civilians who dare to cross the sea of ruins that the German capital has ...

German Brandenburger commando troops firing at Soviet troops on a bridge over the Oder River with

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April 1945: a member of the Volkssturm, the German home defence militia, armed with Panzerschreck, outside Berlin.

Sketch 2- The Main Lines of Attack of the Russian Offensive [on the Oder

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Soviet artillery bombarding German positions during the battle

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A Soviet tank spearhead was on the Havel River to the east of Berlin, and another had at one point penetrated the inner defensive ring of Berlin.

Battle of Berlin

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Battle of Berlin

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Soviet soldiers on the move during the Battle of Berlin, April 1945 Red Army ,

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German women building defensive positions, Berlin, Germany, Feb-Mar 1945

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The Red Army in the streets of Berlin, April 1945. / Photo: DPA

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Dazed German soldiers surrender to British soldiers on Pilkem Ridge during the Battle of Passchendaele. The three-day fight for Pilkem Ridge cost the ...

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German soldiers take a rest on a Leopard2 A6 tank during the NATO military exercise '

Sketch 5 - The Flooding of Subway Tunnels. Map showing Berlin's subway tunnels with names

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German forces,attempting to hold the line, fire artillery at at advancing Soviets...HD Stock Footage

Russian troops hoist the red banner of the Soviet Army after Stalingrad

Willy Brandt received the Nobel Peace Prize for his détente policy toward the Eastern Bloc – and West German defense spending peaked at 3.13 ...

NITRA, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 21: Reconstruction of the Second World War operations between Red and German army, german soldiers in defensive position on May ...

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The Battle of Berlin – 16 April – 2 May, 1945

Photograph showing Russian soldiers celebrating they're victory in Berlin


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Members of the German army prepare to unload Marder military vehicles at the Sestokai railway station, about 109 miles west of the capital Vilnius, ...

German MG34 team in action, circa 1943.

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Breakthrough on the Oder River - From the Seelow Heights to Berlin - YouTube

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Red Army soldier captures a German soldier during the Battle for Berlin, May 1945.

Sketch 1-The Distribution of German Forces on 14 April 1945

Major Battles Of World War II (WW2)

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Americans become prisoners of the Waffen-SS. Below: At Bastogne, members of the 101st Airborne Division watch as C-47 planes drop supplies.

German Infantry in position for attack during the Battle of Stalingrad. Das Bundesarchiv / Wikimedia Commons

German Army soldiers dismantle a bridge over the Neris river during the NATO military exercise '

Battle Honours Tours

Seven German Army (Bundeswehr) soldiers stand on the tarmac with their backpacks facing a Transall military supply aircraft at the NATO air base in Hohn, ...

Battle of Halbe. Detail of mural inside Hitler's bunker showing German soldiers

French infantry moving into position during World War I.

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German soldiers stand guard for a military welcome ceremony of then-Defense Minister Thomas de

Soviet Union troops taunting Nazi Germany soldiers World War II - Business Insider

These German soldiers stand in the debris strewn street of Bastogne, Belgium, on January 9, 1945, after they were captured by the U.S. 4th Armored Division ...

Time for Germany to overcome Nazi past and join EU's defense

American howitzers shell German forces retreating near Carentan, France. July 11, 1944.


March 1945: Photo of 16-year-old Willi Hübner being awarded the Iron Cross II Class medal for his defense of Lauban

Defensive position

Realistic illustration by Antonio Gil that shows a handful of French Waffen SS, among the last defenders of Berlin, in fierce struggle with the Red Army

RUSSIAN FLAG BERLIN REICHSTAG World War 2 Germany Iconic image of raising a Russian Soviet flag


During the defense of Berlin, Panther tanks were dug into specifically chosen intersections and street locations, to be used as a last ditch fixed positions ...

Soviet soldiers in a defensive position as the German assault begins on the outskirts of Stalingrad

Italian Campaign

Flamethrower in action in the woods near the village of Niinisalo, on July 1, 1942.

A handout picture made available by the Emirates News Agency (WAM) shows citizens greeting. Emirati troops returning from the war ...

On the 30th April, Unterscharführer Georg Diers and his crew of tank 314, were ordered to take up a defensive position at the Reichstag ...

Berlin. 11. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadierdivision 'Nordland' in Germany

The Allies in Berlin summer of 1945. British Field Marshal Montgomery the hero of El