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  • The Soviet Victory Monument In Berlin And Its Secrets

    The Soviet Victory Monument In Berlin And Its Secrets

    The Soviet victory monument in Berlin is hard to miss. But how many know about its background and secrets? Think about this when you visit Soviet’s biggest victory monument in what would become the world’s capital city. More

  • Women's Concentration Camp Ravensbrück

    Women’s Concentration Camp Ravensbrück

    In the Second World War’s concentration camps, men and women were often separated. Ravensbrück was no exception. Through the camp gates, 132,000 women passed through. More

  • 8000 Escaped From Second World War To A Small Swedish Village

    8000 Escaped From Second World War To A Small Swedish Village

    When World War II was at its worst phase in Europe, thousands of war refugees ended up in the small village Doverstorp outside Finspång in Sweden. The place was planned to be a shelter for inhabitants of the big city Norrköping, but instead became larger than a smaller Swedish city – and then disappeared almost […] More

  • The Victory Monument In Bratislava With Six Mass Graves

    The Victory Monument In Bratislava With Six Mass Graves

    In Bratislava, as in other former Soviet states, there is a prominent monument to the victory of the Second World War. In Bratislava, the monument “Slavin” dominates the city’s silhouette and nearly 7000 Soviet soldiers are buried here. More

  • The War Cemetery In Saldus With 22,000 Graves

    The War Cemetery In Saldus With 22,000 Graves

    In the Latvian city of Saldus lies one of the largest German soldiers cemeteries outside of Germany. It’s also the largest war cemetery in the Baltic States. There are almost 25,000 German soldiers, mostly from World War II. More

  • How The Place Of The Nuremberg Rallies Looks Today

    How The Place Of The Nuremberg Rallies Looks Today

    The traces of the dramatic history of the 20th century are clearly visible in Germany. In Nuremberg during the Hitler era, nothing was saved when the “national party days” were held and these are the extensive traces left today. More

  • Munich: Traces Of Hitler-Germany And The War

    Munich: Traces Of Hitler-Germany And The War

    In Munich, once called the capital of the National Socialist Movement, are today many traces of Hitler Germany and the war. They are not always clear because the city has tried to forget about the time period. But they are visible for those who have historically attentive eyes. More

  • Beelitz-Heilstätten - Huge Abandoned Hospital

    Beelitz-Heilstätten – Huge Abandoned Hospital

    In the small town of Beelitz-Heilstätten was is a city within a city. This is now an abandoned hospital site and consists of around 60 major buildings. When this place was in use, it could be housing 12,000 patients at the same time. More

  • Sachsenhausen - Concentration Camp Near Berlin

    Sachsenhausen – Concentration Camp Near Berlin

    “The modern, completely contemporary, ideal and easily expandable concentration camp,” said Himmler, when he described the Sachsenhausen. Sachsenhausen was a concentration camp near Berlin and through the gate have over 200,000 people walked. Many never came out. More

  • The Search Of Himmler's Bunker In East Prussia

    The Search Of Himmler’s Bunker In East Prussia

    In former East Prussia, the traces of World War II are always presented in the forests. Mosquitoes, ticks, and flies nowadays guarding the place where Himmler’s bunker was, but that’s no deal breaker when it comes to finding some remains. More

  • Traces Of War on Latvian Beaches

    Traces Of War on Latvian Beaches

    On the beaches of the Baltic Sea are today remnants of what would constitute a defense in a war. A war in which, in the worst cases, nuclear weapons could decide the winner. Welcome to Liepaja in Latvia – And the former closed military city Karosta! More

  • Wolf's Liar: Adolf Hitler's Abandoned Headquarters

    Wolf’s Liar: Adolf Hitler’s Abandoned Headquarters

    Built in 1941, four years before the war was over. Yet Hitler had time to spend more than 800 days on the now abandoned site. This was Adolf Hitler’s headquarters “Wolfsschanze” in East Prussia. More

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