The German military genius for maneuver warfare is well illustrated by an often overlooked operation of World War II, the invasion of Scandinavia in 1940. Operation Weserübung also warrants examination because it was joint in execution and demonstrates that the German army, navy, and air force—...read more
Operation Weseruebung, the German invasion of Norway during the Second World War, is considered by many military historians to be the first joint military operation involving the combined planning and execution of air, land, and sea forces. After a brief introduction and an explanation of the...read more
El Altmark era un petrolero de la flota alemana y la nave nodriza utilizada en el apoyo logístico al acorazado de bolsillo Admiral Graf Spee en su incursión corsaria sobre los mercantes aliados en el Atlántico Sur en 1939, en las primeras semanas de guerra. Antes de la batalla del Río de la...read more
German Wehrmacht soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 137th Regiment of the 2nd Division wait on the streets of occupied Denmark before being deployed to Norway. Frederikshavn, North Denmark Region, Jutland, Denmark. 30th April - 4th May 1940.