17 december 2015
22 oktober 2015
The Arabs were Germany’s natural friends, Haj Amin al-Husseini told the Nazi leader in 1941, because they had the same enemies — namely the English, the Jews and the Communists.
Official German record of the meeting between Adolf Hitler and the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, i, on November 28, 1941, at the Reich Chancellory in Berlin. (Source: Documents on German Foreign Policy 1918-1945, Series D, Vol XIII, London, 1964.)
3 september 2015
3 juli 2015
Police searched a villa in a wealthy suburb of Kiel on Wednesday and found a Second World War tank, a torpedo, a 88 mm Flak cannon and other weaponry in the cellar.
On Thursday they were still working on removing the Panther tank. But the villa owner’s lawyer claimed that the tank could no longer fire its weapons and that he was therefore not breaking any law, reports the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ).
And for the mayor of Heikendorf, Alexander Orth, the find also came as no surprise.
“He was chugging around in that thing during the snow catastrophe in 1978,“ Orth told SZ.
9 maj 2015
Now 98, Dame Vera Lynn has shared some of her wartime memories with BBC News.