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Inside the Conference Room of the Berghof (Credits: Eric Abels)

Unseen pictures from inside Hitler’s Berghof ruins

The Berghof began as a much smaller chalet called Haus Wachenfeld, a holiday home built during the first World War by Kommerzienrat Otto Winter, a businessman from Buxtehude. This was located near the Platterhof, the former Pension Moritz where Hitler had stayed in 1922–23. In 1928, Winter’s widow rented Haus Wachenfeld to Hitler and his half-sister Angela …

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U-110 and HMS Bulldog lowering her whaleboat (left) David Balme on HMS Bulldog (right)

Lt.Cmdr. David Balme, captor of first Enigma, passed away

David Balme, the Royal Navy Officer who seized a top-secret Enigma machine and codebook while storming a captured German U-Boat has died at the age of 95. Lieutenant Commander David Balme, who died on Sunday, was credited with helping to shorten the Second World War by two years after he led the boarding party that raided U-110, east …

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ARMOURED HUSSARS 2. IMAGES OF THE 1ST POLISH ARMOURED DIVISION, NORMANDY, AUGUST 1944

DEC 15 – New Book Releases by Helion & Company

Featured beneath are new book releases by Helion & Company Ltd for the month November-December 2015. ARMOURED HUSSARS 2: IMAGES OF THE 1ST POLISH ARMOURED DIVISION, NORMANDY, AUGUST 1944 by David T. Bradley & Janusz Jarzembowski Armoured Hussars 2 provides a highly-illustrated account of the 1st Polish Armored Division’s baptism of fire in Normandy in August …

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