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 March 1941........
1st March 1940. U-Boats sink 22.000 tons! Luftwaffe sink a further 10.000 tons of shipping.
Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring during his tour of southern Germany. On the right of the picture is Prof. Willi Messerschmidt
2nd March 1941. Bulgaria joins the Axis Powers Pact!
3rd March 1941. German troops march into Bulgaria. U-Boats sink a further 16.000 tons of British shipping.
The Führer and Baldur von Schirach ( Gauleiter of Vienna) at the Imperial Hotel in Vienna when the Führer announces to the crowd that Bulgaria has joined the Axis Powers Pact
4th March 1941. Luftwaffe sink 21.000 tons of shipping. German press announce that England will be squashed out of south-east Europe.
5th March 1941. A new phase of the war has begun, the winter has come to an end. Germany now protects Bulgaria and the troops have reached their positions.
A train arrives at the Bulgarian border loaded with tanks
6th March 1941. Reichsmarschall Göring meets with Rumanian leaders in Vienna. Whilst British diplomats leave Sofia in Bulgaria.
Motorized columns advance into Bulgaria
7th March 1941. The British fail in Athens, Eden and Dill return home to England.
The military bridge over the Danube, German troops pour into Bulgaria
8th March 1941. British post-war plans for Germany, to be total disarmed, the people restricted and British police watching over Germany.
Exhibition in Berlin of British Freemasons Culture
9th March 1941. German E-Boats sink 10 merchant ships and 2 destroyers!
10th March 1941. Heavy attacks on London, British airfields demolished, U-Boats sink 18.000 tons and Luftwaffe 10.000 tons of British shipping!
The Führer congratulates Feldmarschall Keitel on 40 years military service
The blockade runner "Lech" (Lloyds of Bremen) has reached the port of Rio de Janeiro loaded with vital supplies for Brazil.
A Wehrmacht soldier going on home leave from France could not leave his dog behind
11th March 1941. Closer ties between Rumania and Germany. Second anniv. of the birth of the Slovakian state.
German panzer troops in Bulgaria
12th March 1941. Matsuoka visits Berlin and Rome, large attack on Portsmouth.
Japans Foreign Minister Matsuoka
Three years since Austria became part of the Reich, here we see a picture of the Führer from 1938 during his trip from Linz to Vienna
13th March 1941. Seyss-Inquart talks about the future of Holland in the New Order. The Reichsmark dominates Europe today.
14th March 1941. Major new attacks on Liverpool.
15th March 1941. Bombs on Glasgow and Hull. The British wanted 119 modern ships from the USA, but only 17 old destroyers arrive.
The Luftwaffe bombers latest target area
16th March 1941. The Japanese decide the fate of what will happen next.
Heroes Day 1941. A German soldier reflects on the graves of fallen soldiers during the French campaign
17th March 1941. The Führer is determined to bring the war to a total victory for Germany, Hitler speaks during a meeting for Heroes Day. Great fires at London Docks.
Armed Forces and Heroes Day
18th March 1941. Bristol bombed again.
Armed Forces and Heroes Day, the Führer speaks at the Berlin Zeughaus
Winter Relief Work badges for the "Day of the Wehrmacht" will be on sale on 23rd and 24th March only.
19th March 1941. U-boats sink a further 35.000 tons of shipping.
Professor Wilhelm Kreis in charge of War Cemeteries
20th March 1941. Torpedo hits on two British Warships.
21st March 1941. Fire Hell of London hit like never before!
22nd March 1941. U-boats sink 69.000 tons. Public in USA are against joining the war. Plymouth attacked again.
Doktor Ley and Gauleiter Florian in Düsseldorf
23rd March 1941. Kriegsmarine battleships under Admiral Lütjens were active in the Atlantic, 22 ships sunk bringing the total to 116.000 tons. U-boats also increased their score making an overall total of 224.000 tons of Allied shipping!
24th March 1941. Stuka attack on a convoy near Crete.
The Führer with the Hungarian Foreign Minister
The Wehrmacht commandant and the Gauleiter of Düsseldorf share a plate of pea soup with local people
25th March 1941. Plymouth bombed worse than Coventry, luftwaffe bomb Malta. U-boats sink 27500 tons of shipping. Free Masons arrested in Rumania and Japanese advances into China.
The railway carrage from Compiegne is moved to Berlin to help in Winter Relief Work
Panzer crew in North Africa
26th March 1941. Further attacks on British airfields. Malta attacked again.
German and Japanese flags flying on the Wilhelmstraße in Berlin
27th March 1941. Crowds greet the Japanese Foreign Minister in Berlin.
Schloß Bellevue in Berlin
Yugoslav Ministers visit the Führer in Berlin
Luftwaffe parade for King Boris in Bulgaria
28th March 1941. DAK take El Agheila. Government change in Yugoslavia. The Führer meets the Japanese Foreign Minister.
The German and Japanese Foreign Ministers in Berlin
Generaloberstabsarzt (General commanding medical branch) Professor Waldmann has passed away due to an illness
29th March 1941. Rosenberg announces that the Jewish problem will be solved when the last Jew leaves Germany. Prince Regent Paul leaves Yugslavia. Luftwaffe sink 15.000 tons of shipping. Mussert and Rosenberg meet up in The Hague.
The Führer and Japans Foreign Minister Matsuoka at the Wilhelmsplatz in Berlin
30th March 1941. The new government in Yugoslavia is anti-German.
Hermann Göring with the Japanese Foreign Minister
The Führer and Matsuoka greet the crowds in Berlin
Matsuoka with Hitler
31st March 1941. U-Boats sink 51.000 tons of shipping. Unrest in Yugoslavia.
The welknown Flugkapitän Hanna Reitsch has been awarded the Iron Cross Second Class from the Führer, she is also wearing a special version of the pilots badge