Sotiris Vasilos

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It’s been 5 years since we move from Belgium to Mexico, and there are still unopened boxes ! Ok, that was easier when we change home two years ago, but it’s time to deal with…

Kriegsmarine War Flag

Swastika flying on a German submarine in the North Atlantic, A print from the Signal, Febuary Signal was a magazine published by the German Third Reich from 1940 through

A captured Panzergrenadier of 2.SS-Panzer-Division Das Reich being searched by a US soldier during the German counter offensive near Mortain (Operation Lüttich), Normandy on August 7 – 13 1944. IWM-OWIL 52255.

A captured Panzergrenadier of SS-Panzer-Division Das Reich being searched by a US soldier during the German counter offensive near Mortain (Operation Lüttich), Normandy on August Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Cretan partisans (from the Greek Island of Crete), pose for a photograph following the Axis invasion of the island. Part of the larger Greek Resistance, it began on 20 May 1941 when Axis forces invaded the island in the Battle of Crete.

Greek partisans who fought German invaders during the battle of Crete (May I visited a N.Greek village memorial for all the boys and men 11 years and older shot by the Germans in WWII for sabotage activities. Greeks were great fighters.

WW2 Colourised Photos General Guderian being transported to the Eastern Front, 1943 Heinz Guderian, (born June 17, 1888, Kulm, Ger.—died May 14, 1954, Schwangau bei Füssen, W.Ger.), German general and tank expert who became one of the principal architects of armoured warfare and the blitzkrieg between World Wars I and II, and who contributed decisively to Germany’s victories in Poland, France, and the Soviet Union early in World War II. (Partially colourised by Doug UK)

German general (Generaloberst) Heinz Guderian being transported to the eastern front by plane,

Fallschirmjäger, Karl Heinz Becker, Oberleutnant and chief of 11./Fsch.Jäg.Rgt 1 resting sometime after the attack at Heraklion Airfield on the Island of Crete. 20th of May 1941.

WEHRMACHT soldier: Fallschirmjäger, Karl Heinz Becker, Oberleutnant and chief of 1 resting sometime after the attack at Heraklion Airfield on the Island of Crete.

✠Heinrich Bär, Bär flew more than one thousand combat missions, and fought in all major German theaters of the war, including the Western, Eastern and Mediterranean fronts. On 18 occasions he survived being shot down, and he was credited with 221 aerial victories,16 of which were in a Me-262 jet fighter.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_B%C3%A4r

Wing Commander of Jagdgeschwader 3 Major Heinz Bär photographed in May 1944 is seen here with the Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords which was awarded in February 1942 for 90 aerial victories.

German soldier with a 7.92-mm anti-tank rifle PZB-39 (Panzerbüchse 39) monitors out of the trench on the Eastern Front. ca 1941

A group of soldiers watching enemy positions through field glasses.The soldier from right is armed with the Panzerbüchse 39 anti-tank rifle and the left one with the Karabiner Operation Barbarossa / 15 Sept 1941