Tag Archive | German Navy
It is not uncommon for a nation to name ships after prominent people. It is a common practice for warships (USS Ronald Reagan, Nuclear Aircraft Carrier) and merchant ships (Edmund Fitzgerald, ore carrier, lost on Lake Superior during a November, 1975 storm. But, how about children named after a ship? It’s happened at least once. […]
Remembering – My family in both World Wars – Friedrich Wolf, KIA 18th of January 1945. I just want to call attention to this excellent German military history blog by my friend Rob.
April 16 1945 The Red Army has stormed into East Prussia and German Pomerania. The Germans who live there are terrified for good reason. The Red Army has been whipped into a revenge mode by the Soviet author Ilya Ehrenburg. Urged on by Stalin the Red Army would embark on an orgy of rape and destruction not […]