1944 in Germany
Events in the year 1944 in Germany.
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LSV Pütnitz
LSV Pütnitz was a short-lived German association football club from the district of Pütnitz in Ribnitz-Damgarten, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Military aviation production facilities and an airfield we...
Schlosskirche (Königsberg)
The Schlosskirche or Schloßkirche (German for "castle church" or "palace church") was a Protestant church within Königsberg Castle in Königsberg, Germany.
Construction of the Lutheran chapel along...
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20 July plot
The 20 July plot refers to the attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Führer of the Third Reich, inside his Wolf's Lair field headquarters near Rastenburg, East Prussia, on 20 July 1944. The primary pur...
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Halle-Merseburg
The Province of Halle-Merseburg (German: Provinz Halle-Merseburg) was a province of the Free State of Prussia from 1944–45. The provincial capital was the city Merseburg.Halle-Merseburg was create...
Rote Jäger
The Rote Jäger (Red Hunters) were a short-lived German military football club active during World War II (August 1943 – November 1944). The team was assembled by Hermann Graf, a fighter ace and comman...
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Stalag Luft III murders
The Stalag Luft III murders were war crimes perpetrated by members of the Gestapo following the "Great Escape" of Allied prisoners of war from the German Air Force prison camp known as Stalag Luft III...
Stalag Luft III murders - Wikipedia
Nemmersdorf massacre
Nemmersdorf, East Prussia (present-day Mayakovskoye, Kaliningrad Oblast) was one of the first pre-war ethnic German villages to fall to the advancing Red Army in World War II. On 21 October 1944, it w...
Nemmersdorf massacre - Wikipedia
U-boat Front Clasp
The U-boat Front Clasp (German: U-Boot-Frontspange) or U-boat Combat Clasp,was a World War II German Kriegsmarine military decoration awarded to holders of the U-boat War Badge to recognize contin...
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Sniper's Badge
The Sniper's Badge (German: Scharfschützenabzeichen) was a World War II German military decoration awarded to snipers. It was instituted on 20 August 1944.
The sniper's badge was instituted on...
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Bombing of Darmstadt in World War II
Darmstadt was bombed a number of times during World War II. The most devastating air raid on Darmstadt occurred on the night of 11/12 September 1944 when No. 5 Group the Royal Air Force (RAF) bombed t...
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Air battle over the Ore Mountains
The air battle over the Ore Mountains (German: Luftschlacht über dem Erzgebirge) took place around midday on 11 September 1944 between German and American air forces over the crest of the Ore Moun...
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Anti-Partisan Guerrilla Warfare Badge
The Anti-Partisan Guerrilla Warfare Badge (German Bandenkampfabzeichen) was a World War II German military decoration awarded to members of the Heer, Luftwaffe, and Waffen-SS for service against parti...
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Abwehr
The Abwehr was a German military intelligence (information gathering) organization which existed from 1920 to 1945. Despite the fact the Treaty of Versailles prohibited the establishment of a German i...
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Occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany
The occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany started with the German invasion of Norway on 9 April 1940 and ended on 8 May 1945, after the capitulation of German forces in Europe. Throughout this period, ...
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Magdeburg Province
The Province of Magdeburg (German: Provinz Magdeburg) was a province of the Free State of Prussia within Nazi Germany from 1944–45. The provincial capital was Magdeburg.The province was created on...
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Lapland War
The Lapland War (Finnish: Lapin sota; Swedish: Lapplandskriget; German: Lapplandkrieg) was fought between Finland and Germany from September 1944 to April 1945 in Finland's northernmost La...
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Battle of Kesternich
Kesternich is a small village just inside the German border from Belgium. It was the site of two major battles during World War II. These battles are tied to the Siegfried Line Campaign, Battle of th...
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Honour Roll Clasp of the Army
The Honour Roll Clasp of the Army or Ehrenblatt des Heeres (German) was a Decoration of Nazi Germany during World War II. The total number awarded was 4,556.
The Honour Roll Clasp of the Army was ...
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Bombing of Königsberg in World War II
The bombing of Königsberg was a series of attacks made on the city of Königsberg in East Prussia during World War II. The Soviet Air Force had made several raids on the city since 1941. Extensive att...
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Bombing of Augsburg in World War II
The Bombing of Augsburg in World War II included one British RAF and two USAAF bombing raids against the German city of Augsburg on 17 April 1942 and 25/26 February 1944.
To take advantage of the ...
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Collegium Fridericianum
The Collegium Fridericianum, also known as the Friedrichskolleg, Friedrichskollegium, and Friedrichs-Kollegium, was a prestigious gymnasium in Königsberg, Germany. Alumni were known as Friderizianer.<...
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German orthography reform of 1944
The planned German spelling reform of 1944 was a failed attempt to amend German orthography. Although one million copies of the new rules were printed by 1944 for school use, the reform was never intr...
German orthography reform of 1944 - Wikipedia
SC Teutonia Berlin
SC Teutonia Berlin was a German association football club from the city of Berlin. Established in 1899, the club was lost in 1944 in the late stages of World War II.
The team first came to note fo...