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 December 1940........
1st December 1940. Large air attacks on London again.
2nd December 1940. A sea of fire in Southampton.
Feldmarschall Kesselring´s 55th birthday
3rd December 1940. England’s resistance will be broken.
60th birthday for Generalfeldmarschall von Bock
Luftwaffe ace, Major Wick
NSFK men parade in the Olympic stadium with captured French light AFVs and a captured French flag
4th December 1940. 160.000 tons have been sunk in just a few days! The radio waves are full of SOS signals.
5th December 1940. Economic pact between Berlin and Bucharest is signed.
Major Wick has not returned from his 56th air victory, so must be presumed killed in action.
6th December 1940. How long can Churchill hold on?
91st birthday for Generalfeldmarschall von Mackensen
7th December 1940. England losses more ships. Sea battle in the south Atlantic.
Despite heavy damage this aircraft made it home
8th December 1940. Despite bad weather, the air attacks continue.
Großadmiral Raeder visits a modern battleship
9th December 1940. U-boats sink 29.000 tons and heavy explosions in Bristol.
One of our 35.000 ton battleships
10th December 1940. London is a sea of fire!
Oberleutnant Mölders and his 54 victories
11th December 1940. Führer fights for Germany’s future and visits industrial workers.
The Führer with industrial workers
Hartmann Lauterbacher is Gauleiter of Hannover
12th December 1940. Churchill lies about RAF raids over Düsseldorf.
Generalfeldmarschall von Rundstedt is 65 years old
13th December 1940. Large Luftwaffe attacks on Birmingham.
The Führer greets the minister for armaments and munitions, Doktor Todt
The Canadian destroyer "Saguenan" has been torpedoed and damaged
14th December 1940. A hail of bombs rain over Sheffield!
The German blockade runner "Helgoland" left Columbia in October and has reached a German port safely after passing through two British blockade lines!
15th December 1940. Hitler Youth are working hard supporting the Winter Relief Fund.
16th December 1940. More sea mines are laid in British ports.
A Norwegian ship the "Oslofjord" which was in British service, sunk when it hit a mine near Newcastle
New badges for the NSFK, four grades for glider testers.
17th December 1940. 252100 tons of shipping sunk!
18th December 1940. Dr. Goebbels demands Germany’s share of world wealth. New attacks on Sheffield.
19th December 1940. Bombs on Birmingham!
20th December 1940. New heavy losses for Britain. Italians counter attack at Bardia.
The Führer holds a speech for 5000 trainee officers.
21st December 1940. Oak leaves for Kapitänleutnant Schepke.
22nd December 1940. Two new Knights Crosses for the Army, Major von Döring and Major Freiherr von Hardenberg.
23rd December 1940. More attacks on Liverpool. Italians counter attack in Greece. In North Africa the Italians shoot down 12 British aircraft.
Generalfeldmarschall von Brauchitsch visits the German UfA film studio at Babelberg
24th December 1940. Eden nominated foreign minister once more.
25th and 26th December 1940. War Christmas 1940.
27th December 1940. The Führer visits his troops in the west. Three steamers sunk by an S-Boat.
28th December 1940. The English are afraid of an invasion once more.
50th birthday for SA chief Victor Lutz
Children visit Santa
29th December 1940. London hit heavy again.
The Führer with his soldiers
30th December 1940. Sea battles in the Atlantic, U-Boats sink 46000 tons.
The NSB march past Anton Mussert in Holland
Konteradmiral Dönitz handing out awards to U-Boat men
Senior leaders of the SA honour Victor Lutz on his birthday