Pre-War Pictures from Germany.
Here are some of the pictures taken by a soldier of the Wehrmacht in Germany before WW2.
Please click to enlarge or to watch a slideshow on one of the pictures.
Flying boat Dornier Do X. The picture was taken during its circuit above Germany in 1934. It could carry 168 passengers, a world record which was not beaten for twenty years.
Air ship Zeppelin in the sky above Frankfurt. The city was the main air base in Germany for the great airships before WW2.
The motorcycle before WW2.
The motorcycle with sidecar at this last Whitsun before WW2.
Frankfurt (Main) before the war.
A pre-war lorry in the yard of the brother of my grandmother at Büdesheim (near Hanau, Frankfurt).
At the farm.
Deutsches Eck (German corner)
At the village of Urspringen in the Rhön (Mountains east of Hanau).
With the chicken.
WW2 has begun ! The grandfather of the author of this website was conscripted immediately.
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