This lion monument at the Gebirgsjäger Kaserne in Berchtesgaden-Strub is a memorial to German Mountain Troops in World War II. This memorial is located on a hillside outside the small town of Hilpoltstein, in the Swiss Franconia region of northern Bavaria.
It is part of a war memorial to the Confederate dead (the Confederates lost 4 million dead in today's numbers) and it got me thinking about the power of flags, memorials, monuments, and statues.
Karl-Heinz Rosch’s Story. Young Karl-Heinz Rosch. October 6, 1944 – Three days after Rosch’s turned 18, the young German soldier, along with his platoon, was stationed in a farm in Goirle when Allied forces took fire on them.
It is the only WWII memorial to honor a German soldier in whole Europe and, perhaps, in the whole world. – Die Welt reports; Additional notes from The Few Good Men website, Military Photos and Traces of War
There is also a German Military Cemetery situated on the Tel el-Eisa hill and a Commonwealth War Cemetery with graves of soldiers from various countries that fought from the side of Britain. The Korean War Veterans Memorial was built in 1986 in Washington D.C. to honor members of the U.S. armed forces who served in the Korean War and viewed …
With war on the horizon for Nazi Germany, the message of the monument was clear: Sacrifice was noble and expected. The monument reflected the celebration of militarism in Nazi Germany.
On or after 1 January 1947, the retention or display knowingly, of any monument, memorial, poster, statue, edifice, military museum or exhibition, street or highway name marker, emblem, tablet, or …
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Photo Gallery: Cemeteries at Colleville-sur-Mer and La Cambe, Normandy. One big advantage of living as an expat in Germany or other parts of Europe is the easy acccess to Europe’s many attractions.
This monument stands between the Douaumont ossuary and the monument dedicated to the Jews who died at Verdun's and is dedicated to the memory of those Jews who laid down their lives in the 1914-1918 war.