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  1. Ivan kommt

    12 Jun 2017

    Berlin was also bombed by the Soviets, years before the final Red assault over the city in 1945 Hitler invaded the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, the largest offensive in History at the time, and German forces quickly advanced throught the vast steppe towards Moscow, the main target.…


  2. Flakscheinwerfer

    07 Jun 2017

    At night, Berlin first system defence was based mainly in the use of anti-aircraft searchlights (Flakscheinwerfer). Hundreds of them were positioned around- and in the city, and their task were to find and track enemy bombers, showing them to the anti-aircraft batteries at night [A German Flakscheinwerfer in


  3. Les Marins français Bombardaient Berlin

    01 May 2017

    7 June 1940 Actually, the first bombing raid over Berlin was a French affair. [Photo: AMMAC du Fumélois.] On Monday, June 3, 1940 a German Luftwaffe force of some 300 bombers attacked Paris, during “Operation Paula”, causing several hundred civilian casualties. The French decided to retaliate, and although they…


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