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Old 08-28-2009, 10:13 PM   #1276
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I completely forgot about that post. Thanks for refreshing my memory!!

40972/ The last briefing before the battle.
While an MG-Unit moves into their ready position the men of the armored
vehicles have one last briefing before the go into battle. (Sd Kfz 260/261)
8 April 1940 Hoffmann PK-Schlickum
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Old 08-28-2009, 10:15 PM   #1277
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40981/ General der Artillery Professor Dr. Becker has died.
The Chief of the Heereswaffenamtes, Dean of the Weapons Technical Faculty at the Technical College in Berlin and President of Reichs’ Research, General der Artillery Professor Dr. phil.h.c. Dr. Ing. Karl Becker died on Monday, 8 April 1940 from a heart attack. The Führer has ordered a state funeral for the deserving General.
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Infantry getting ready to board an aircraft on their way to Norway.
9 April 19
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Old 08-30-2009, 08:23 PM   #1279
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A79022/ Norway and Denmark are under the protection of Germany.
A German General is in conversation with a Danish mediator in Hardersleben.
10 April 1940 Presse Bild Zentrale PK-Bieling
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Old 08-30-2009, 08:24 PM   #1280
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F588/ The first view of the German advance into Denmark.
German troops are on the advance to occupy an important military camp.
10 April 1940 Weltbild PK-Lanzinger
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Old 08-30-2009, 08:26 PM   #1281
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F637/ With the German troops in Denmark.
After their arrival in Viborg, the destination of these troops, they take care of their weapons. The village youth form a quick friendship with the German soldiers.
12 April 1940 Weltbild PK-Bieling
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Old 09-02-2009, 07:11 PM   #1282
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F639/ German troops stand watch at a bridge.
A Kradschützen secures the bridge.
12 April 1940 Weltbild
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F641/ German troops in Oslo.
A German Company returns to Oslo with the music squad in the lead.
12 April 1940 Weltbild PK-von Kayser
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A79082/ After the occupation of Copenhagen.
The people in the Danish capital share in the lively military spectacle. The harbor presented itself in the morning hours of 9 April.
12 April 1940 Presse Bild Zentrale PK-Dr. Frank
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A79120/ Battle on the high seas!
On 8 April during a patrol from Norway, an English Destroyer was destroyed. The English Destroyer is on fire and sank after a short time. The bow of the victorious German warship is in the foreground.
14 April 1940 Presse Bild Zentrale PK-Lange
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A79161/ With our Marine in Norway.
The German Kriegsmarine is in Norway.
16 April 1940 Presse Bild Zentrale PK-Ruge
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A79165/ Our troops in Denmark.
A German officer, Major Schmölzer, is escorting the commanding General in Viborg, Danish General Essemann.
16 April 1940 Presse Bild Zentrale PK-Bieling
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2396/ German soldiers make their way into the Norwegian capital.
A bicycle squadron is set in motion after their landing at an airport in Oslo.
18 April 1940 Atlantic PK-Ruge
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41032-4/ At a Norwegian airfield.
A German fighter (DO-17) lands at a Norwegian airfield. In the background on the hill is a Flak gun.
18 April 1940 Hoffmann
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2435/ Air alarm.
The command must be loud and comprehensible. For this purpose, the gun-layer is making use of a megaphone.
19 April 1940 Atlantic
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