Spanish Cross
The Spanish Cross (German: Spanienkreuz) was a distinguished award of Germany given to Germans troops who participated in the Spanish Civil War, fighting for nationalist general, later Spanish dic...
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Iron Cross
The Iron Cross (German:  Eisernes Kreuz ) is a cross symbol typically in black with a white or silver outline that originated after 1219 when the Kingdom of Jerusalem granted the Teutonic Or...
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2nd Air Corps (Germany)
II. Fliegerkorps (2nd Air Corps) was formed 11 October 1939 in Frankfurt am Main from the 2. Flieger-Division. The Corps was relocated to the Mediterranean theatre of operations on 15 November 1941. T...
Soldau concentration camp
The Soldau concentration camp established by Nazi Germany during World War II was a concentration camp for Polish and Jewish prisoners in Działdowo (German: Soldau), a town in north-eastern Poland...
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Province of Silesia
The Province of Silesia (German: Provinz Schlesien; Polish: Prowincja Śląska; Silesian: Prowincyjŏ Ślōnskŏ) was a province of the German Kingdom of Prussia, existing from 1815 to 1919, when it...
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10th Air Corps (Germany)
X. Fliegerkorps (10th Air Corps) was a formation of the German Luftwaffe in World War II, which specialised in coastal operations. It was formed 2 October 1939, in Hamburg from the 10. Flieger-Divisi...
Grand Cross of the Iron Cross
The Grand Cross of the Iron Cross was a decoration intended for victorious generals of the Prussian Army and its allies. It was the highest (normally awarded) class of the Iron Cross. Along with the ...
Grand Cross of the Iron Cross - Wikipedia
Zichenau (region)
Regierungsbezirk Zichenau was a Regierungsbezirk, or administrative region, of the Nazi German Province of East Prussia in 1939–45. It is also referred to as South East Prussia (German: Südostpreußen)...
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18th Army (Wehrmacht)
The 18th Army (German: 18. Armee) was a World War II field army in the German Wehrmacht.
Formed in November 1939 in Military Region (Wehrkreis) VI, the 18th Army was part of the offensive into the...
18th Army (Wehrmacht) - Wikipedia
Infantry Regiment Großdeutschland
The Infantry Regiment Großdeutschland (German: Infanterie-Regiment "Großdeutschland"; "Greater Germany" Infantry Regiment) was an élite German Army ceremonial and combat unit which saw action duri...
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Oradour-sur-Glane
The village of Oradour-sur-Glane in Haute-Vienne in Nazi occupied France was destroyed on 10 June 1944, when 642 of its inhabitants, including women and children, were massacred by a German Waffen-SS...
Oradour-sur-Glane - Wikipedia
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German language: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes), or simply the Knight's Cross (Ritterkreuz) was a grade of the 1939 version of the Iron Cross (Eisernes Kreuz),...
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross - Wikipedia
10th Army (Wehrmacht)
The 10th Army (German: 10. Armee) was a World War II field army of Wehrmacht (Germany).
The 10th Army was activated on August 6, 1939 with General Walter von Reichenau in command, first seeing ser...