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 February 1941........
1st February 1941. German bombs on Suez.
The Führer and Dr. Goebbels in Berlin Sportspalast (30th January 1941)
2nd February 1941. Daylight attacks on England, direct attack on oil storage depot in London.
3rd February 1941. Luftwaffe active in Africa, bombs dropped on British positions at Sollum and Bardia.
Badge from a captured British MTB which fell into German hands when it ventured too close to the French coast.
New Luftwaffe combat badge for the Flak artillery
4th February 1941. Tax reforms in Germany and 600 million Reichsmark for children in need.
Even in winter the training continues
5th February 1941. The beggar Lord Halifax begs the USA for help. Vidkun Quisling holds a speech in Norway with members of SS Regiment Nordland, he talks about the role of Norway in the New Order.
Assault Engineers attack a bunker with a flame thrower in training
Long distance cameras film Dover coast
6th Februay 1941. 17 British aircraft shot down over the Channel. Himmler visits Narvik.
7th Februay 1941. England begins night attacks on Germany, Düsseldorf bombed.
8th Februay 1941. Great day for Jagdgeschwader Lützow, 14 air victories in one hour! U-Boats sink a further 12000 tons today.
Minelayer in a French port
U-boat commander Kapitänleutnant Schepke talks to Hitler Youth
9th February 1941. Rudolf Hess attends a Hitler Youth Rally in Vienna.
Coventry after our bombing (photo from neutral New York)
The Führer awards the Oakleaves to the Knights Cross to Leutnant Desaus after his 40th air victory
10th February 1941. The attacks on Malta continue to roll on. The Ju52 is in service in the desert battles of North Africa.
This captured French gun barrel will be used in the fight against England
11th February 1941. The Italians are fighting for their survival. It is announced that in Norway the SS Regiment Nordland paraded in Oslo in front of Himmler (30.01.41).
Italian air force in the fight against England on the Channel Front
12th February 1941. The RAF lose 38 aircraft, 11 are destroyed on the ground, 12 are shot down during a British bomber raid on Germany and the rest were lost over the Channel. Mölders has claimed his 56 air victory. The Luftwaffe raided Malta and the Suez.
A Focke-Wolf Kondor in the battle against England
13th February 1941. U-Boats destroy 21.500 tons and Luftwaffe 7.000 tons of British shipping.
Gauleiter Simon und Bohle attend a parade in Gau Moselland and Luxemburg
14th February 1941. 13 ocean steamers sunk, new Luftwaffe attacks on Malta and Suez and in North Africa. Armed Jews attack German police in Amsterdam.
Admiral Darlen joins the Vichy French government
Meeting of German and Japanese leaders
15th February 1941. Italians claim to have shot down 19 RAF aircraft. A Dutch Nazi kicked to death by Jewish group in Amsterdam.
General Franco meets Mussolini
16th February 1941. Goebbels says that the German Film industry has an important role to play in the war.
17th February 1941. Thames Docks destroyed, RAF airfields in flames, 19.000 tons of shipping sunk by U-boats, a further 10.000 tons sunk by the Kriegsmarine overseas. ten aircraft shot down by the Luftwaffe.
Foreign Minister Ribbentrop meets Yugoslav Minister
War meeting of the German Film Industry
New Luftwaffe combat awards
18th February 1941. First Stuka attack in Libya. U-boats sink 15.000 tons.
19th February 1941. Set-back for England, Turkey and Bulgaria sign a friendship pact.
Japanese and German meetings in Berlin
20th February 1941. RN Minesweeper sinks with 73 men on board. Luftwaffe damage a British tanker near Bengazi.
21st February 1941. England needs new shipping and pleads with the USA
22nd February 1941. Gauleiter Florian says the war is won!
State funeral of Hermann Kriebel
23rd February 1941. 7.000 tons of shipping sunk in the Indian Ocean, British ship tried to escape using USA flag!
24th February 1941. Mussolini declares that Italy will fight side by side with Germany until the defeat of England.
Reichsmarschall Göring with Kapitänleutnant Prien
25th Februay 1941. The Führer speaking to the party Old Guard in Munich said that the sea war has just begun!
26th February 1941. Two days of dive bombing attacks on British shipping at Bengazi.
German FLAK troops on service in Rumania defending the oil fields
27th February 1941. German E-boat sinks a RN destroyer! Italian heroes defend Italian East Africa.
Generaloberst Blaskowitz visits the LSSAH barracks
28th February 1941. Nine ships sunk in one convoy!
The biggest and most modern tanker in the world is secured by the Kriegsmarine and brought into St.Nazaire