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Hamburger Illustrierte 1939

Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 03 27 nr 13
Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 03 27 nr 13
Memel is free ... Radio City Music Hall ...

Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 09 04 nr 36
Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 09 04 nr 36
At Berlin's train station the German BDM girls are helping Volksdeutschen, who escaped polish terror

Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 09 11 nr 37
Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 09 11 nr 37
German troops breaking down polish border post at Sopot/Gdynia (Zoppot=Gdingen)and tearing off the polish eagle

Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 09 18 nr 38
Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 09 18 nr 38
While Sir Chamberlain goes on walks in London with a gas mask by his side, Hitler visits his troops at the front

Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 09 25 nr 39
Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 09 25 nr 39
German "courage" sinks the Courageous

Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 10 02 nr 40
Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 10 02 nr 40
Hitler at Westerpaltte, an officer from "Schleswig Holstein" explains how the battle went on

Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 10 09 nr 41
Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 10 09 nr 41
Foreign diplomats are being allowed to leave Warsaw and are assisted by German troops

Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 10 16 nr 42
Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 10 16 nr 42
German navy troops marching by Konterdmiral Schmundt in Danzig (Gdansk) ... According to wikipedia "Hubert Schmundt joined the Kaiserliche Marine (German Imperial Navy) as a cadet in 1908 and was commissioned as a lieutenant in 1911. He was serving with the German East Asia Squadron aboard SMS Scharnhorst between 1910 and 1913 and returned to Germany in 1913. ... During World War I he was flag lieutenant of the 3rd destroyer flotilla and commanded the destroyer V71 being promoted to Kapitanleutnant in 1918. Schmudt was awarded the Iron Cross first and second class. ... Schmunt remained in the Navy after the end of the war and in the 1920s commanded the torpedo boat S18 and served as a staff officer. He was promoted to Korvettenkapitanin 1927 and served as an aide to Defence Minister Wilhelm Groener between 1929 and 1932. During the 1930s Schmunt commanded the light cruisers Konigsberg (193435) and Nurnberg (193536). He became commander of the Naval Academy Murwik in 1938 and was promoted to Rear Admiral. ... In the Second World War Schmundt commanded the Bergen warship group during Operation Weserubung (squadron group consisted of light cruisers Koln (flagship) and the Konigsberg, an artillery training ship Bremse, torpedo boat tender "Karl Peters, destroyers " Wolf " and " Leopard ", and a group of small warships). Subsequently Schmundt served as Admiral commanding Northern Norway (194142) including commanding Operation Wunderland, and as commander of German forces in the Baltic (194344). He was dismissed in April 1944 and taken prisoner by the British in 1945. He was released in 1947"

Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 10 23 nr 43
Hamburger Illustrierte 1939 10 23 nr 43
Royal Oak is no more - reports German Army-Radio; in the back is the Repulse




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