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Funeral services for the 28 Germans who lost their lives in the Hindenburg disaster, New York, 1937 3

The German zeppelin Hindenburg flies over Manhattan on May 6, 1937. A few hours later, the ship burst into flames.

Funeral services for the 28 Germans who lost their lives in the Hindenburg disaster, New York, 1937 2

German soldiers give the salute as they stand beside the casket of Capt. Ernest A. Lehmann, former commander of the zeppelin Hindenburg.

Funeral services for the 28 Germans who lost their lives in the Hindenburg disaster, New York, 1937

About 10,000 members of German organizations lined the pier.

The Soviet flag over the Reichstag, 1945

The original photo (left) was altered (right) by editing the watch on the soldier’s right wrist.

The Soviet flag over the Reichstag, 1945 (4)

Soviet censors who examined the photo noticed that one of the soldiers had a wristwatch on each arm, indicating he had been looting.

The Soviet flag over the Reichstag, 1945 (2)

Khaldei took a Soviet flag with him in his luggage.

The Soviet flag over the Reichstag, 1945 (1)

Soldiers raising the Soviet flag over the Reichstag, 1945.

Erwin Rommel helps to push his stuck staff car somewhere in Northern Africa, 1941

Erwin Rommel helps to push his stuck staff car somewhere in Northern Africa, January 1941.

Loyalty oath of Nazi SS troops, Feldherrnhalle, Munich, 1938 2

The SS motto was “Our honor is Loyalty”.

has georg henke 3

As a son of a former Communist sympathiser, Hans-Georg himself joined the Communist party and went to live in Finsterwalde in East Germany after the war. He went on to live a full life and died in 1997.