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Letters from: The Post and Telecommunications Museum Foundation has the world's largest undeveloped collection of German war letters. War letters were already among the first pieces of the collection 1872 founded by Postmaster General Heinrich Stephan Reich Postal Museum, Post the first museum in the world. http://www.museumsstiftung.de/feldpost/



Photo of the week

© by Strucki In Überlingen wurde im Herbst 1944 ein Aussenlager des Konzentrationslagers Dachau eingerichtet. About 800 Häftlinge hatten unterirdische Stollen in die Felsen westlich von Überlingen zu sprengen, damit die Friedrichshafener Rüstungsbetriebe ihre Produktion fortsetzen konnten. Dabei starben mindestens 168 Menschen an den Folgen dieser Zwangsarbeitmisshandelt und unterernährt. Die Toten wurden im Krematorium Konstanz verbrannt. 97 Opfer wurden einfach verscharrt in einem Massengrab im Überlinger Waldstück Degenhardt. In 1946 begrub man sie auf dem gegenüberliegenden Friedhof. Webseite des Künstlers: Panoramio



Victims of Nazi persecution at the Technical University of Braunschweig 1930 to 1945

In the years 1930 to 1945 were more than fifty university students from some racial, persecuted for political reasons, but mainly at the Technical University of Braunschweig. At the 24. June 2010 University at a ceremony commemorating the victims of this. Presented also is the bettors developed by Michael and Daniel Wesselhöft study “Victims of Nazi persecution at the Technical University of Braunschweig 1930 to 1945



Franz Schwede-Coburg: A biography of the district leader and President of Upper Pomerania

On the subject of refurbishment! Franz Reinhold Swede * 5. March 1888 Drawöhnen in the district of Memel, East Prussia; +19. October 1960 in Coburg, was a Nazi politician and was at Coburg 28. August 1930 the first Party member Mayor of a district-free city. Of 1934 to 1945 he was Gauleiter of the NSDAP in Pomerania. Swede prevented at the end of the Second World War, a timely and orderly exodus of civilian population in Pomerania before the onrushing Red Army, but sat down in time with a ship from Sassnitz on 4. Mai[...]