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Die hier gezeigten Abzeichen sind zu edukativen Zwecken dargestellt, aus diesem Grund sind sie nicht abgedeckt. Weiterhin möchte ich auf den folgenden Discliamer aufmerksam machen:


Disclaimer: Die hier gezeigten Abbildungen aus der Zeit des "Dritten Reiches", u.a. mit dem damals obligatorischen "Hakenkreuz", dienen der Berichterstattung über Vorgänge des Zeitgeschehens, der staatsbürgerlichen Aufklärung sowie Forschung und Lehre (§ 86a, 86 StGB)


The following is the news headlines as reported in the German "Rheinische Landeszeitung" newspaper October 1940........

1st October 1940. Aircraft production in England is sinking. German aircraft production goes up in the aircraft factories. The evacuation of London is in full swing, problems about feeding Londoners.

2nd October 1940. Adolf Hitler and Dr Robert Ley address social reforms for pensioners.

3rd October 1940. The Luftwaffe continues to rain heavy bombs on London.

4th October 1940. 100 000 homeless in London, the RAF are thin in the air.

5th October 1940. Brenner Pass. The Führer met with Duce, Generalfeldmarschall Keitel was also present.


Swansea Harbour and docks

6th October 1940. Big changes in the RAF leadership


Führer meets Duce on the Brenner Pass

7th October 1940. 30 RAF planes shot down, major hits on gas and oil storage tanks.


The meeting on the Brenner Pass


Oakleaves to the Knights Cross for Hauptmann Wick

8th October 1940. Churchill says he has a victory over the Luftwaffe, but 22 RAF have been shot down and a gasworks in London is totally destroyed.

9th October 1940. Churchills bombers are over Berlin, but we are day and night bombing London.


A German "Hedge-hopper" over England

10th October 1940. A rolling fire spreads over London.


British night attacks over Berlin. Another hospital has been hit

11th October 1940. London has suffered more in the last 48 hours than ever before. A city without windows.


Reichsmarschall visits the England front

12th October 1940. London, the centre of our revenge attacks.


Admiral von Trotha has passed away

13th October 1940. Englands defences will be broken.


Funk meets Riccardi in Berlin


Generalfeldmarschall von Brauschitsch visits the Hague in Holland

14th October 1940. The German Military Mission arrives in Rumania.


The Führer and Hauptmann Wick

15th October 1940. The German government support the farmers, a bumper harvest reported.

16th October 1940. The Führer thanks the farmers, a delegation is recieved in the Reichskanzlei.


The Führer at the funeral of Admiral von Trotha

17th October 1940. London under a hail of bombs.


The Führer with German farmers

18th October 1940. Complete housing estates destroyed in London. England is worried about an Italian offensive into the Sudan from Italian East Africa.

19th October 1940. The Burma Road has been reopened, Japan bombs the road.

20th October 1940. Churchill says the British are stronger in their will to resist due to the bombings. The Japanese have cut the Burma Road.

21st October 1940. 327 000 tons of shipping has been sunk in two days! 17 ships have been sunk. Prien has reached 200 000 tons, the first U-boat captain to do so. Reichsführer SS Heinrich Himmler is in Madrid.


Kapitänleutnant Prien returns from a mission

22nd October 1940. Rudolf Hess visits Poland.

23rd October 1940. Arguements within the RAF. British bomb Hamburg.

24th October 1940. Bombs on Liverpool and Manchester. Führer meets Franco.

25th October 1940. Führer meets Petain.


Knights Cross for Hauptmann Streib

26th October 1940. Italian aircraft joins the battle over England. Europe knows only one enemy: England!


The Führer and von Ribbentrop with Laval

27th October 1940. New heavy attacks on London.


The Führer with Franco

28th October 1940. Announcement of a "European Front" against England.


Map of the London area


Reichsmarschall Göring

29th October 1940. Italy hands a note to Greece demanding use of Greek air bases and fortifications.


The Führer with Marschall Petain


The Führer with Duce (taken in 1938)

30th October 1940. Italians march into Greece, British offer support to Greeks.

31st October 1940. The British king sends the Greek king a telegramme.


The Führer with Duce


 

 
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