WWI: Massed German prisoners of war at a clearing station after the successful Allied offensive near Amiens in Northern France, which began on the 8th August 1918. General Ludendorff described it as ‘The Black Day of the German Army’. - Found via Buzzfeed
LET ME BLOW YOUR MIND...This is photo of a soldier,(German father, African mother). His father was a colonial administrator in German SW Africa (now Namibia). When the official returned to Germany, he took his son with him. This is the man while serving in the army of "NAZI GERMANY'! His wife, was a mixed race German from the Rhineland. The hair & features on both of them clearly show a mix of African & caucasian ancestry...& he was NOT the only one in the German Army! "...the more you…
✠ Dead Waffen SS soldiers lie frozen, winter of 1942, Eastern Front. 80-90% of all German military casualties were killed by the Soviets. They would kill more Germans in one battle than the rest would during the whole war. And Waffen SS formations suffered most casualties. A German general once said: 'Each German soldier is worth ten of his enemies. Unfortunately that's not enough. Victory will require him to be worth one hundred".
WWI. Battle of Verdun. France The Battle of Verdun was the longest battle of World War I and the world history. It was fought from February 21 to December 18, 1916, between the French and German armies around the town of Verdun, France. The battle involved more than two and a half million men.