Die Messerschmitt Me-323 "Gigant" war die zunächst mit vier, dann mit sechs Motoren ausgerüstete Weiterentwicklung des schweren Lastenseglers Me-321. Sie war das größte landgestützte Transportflugzeug des Zweiten Weltkrieges.
A case of not judging a book by the cover. This German military hero and Hussar of the old school order. On 4 February 1940, Mackensen wrote to Field Marshal Walther von Brauchitsch about the the crimes of the Nazis in the field where politics had no place and their negative effect on the cause and the morale of the military. And then he resigned as the highest ranking officer, aged 90.
The Trummerfrauen phenomenon was launched by Allied orders requiring women between the ages of 15 and 50 to report for duty. A law passed by the military government allowing local authorities to employ women in clearing rubble. Here, a woman sifts sand in bombed out Berlin in 1948.