In July and August 1944, at the verdant hills of northeastern Estonia the calmness was broken in what would become a bloodbath. German and Estonian soldiers were determined to push back the Soviet forces in the famous Battle of the Blue…
"The modern, completely contemporary, ideal and easily expandable concentration camp," said Himmler, when he described the Sachsenhausen. Sachsenhausen was a concentration camp near Berlin and through the gate have over 200,000 people…
The Eagle's Nest is located 1834 meters above sea level. This was the NSDAP's 50th birthday gift for Adolf Hitler. See a fascinating construction and stunning countryside which today attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists.
Prora, the giant concrete colossus standing at the beach on the island of Ruegen living on borrowed time. This huge building should house 20,000 workers and after the holiday they could return to the factories with new energy. This is the…
Romania is still influenced by the legacy of dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu. Ceauşescu ruled Romania with an iron fist with his own variant of communism and socialism in the years 1967-1989. How did it happen?
Lützen, now a sleepy small town in Germany. Then, in November 16 year 1632, the fog was dense. At this place was the Swedish king Gustav II Adolf killed. Lets make a visit to the place.
A Swedish tourist's story of his journey through East Germany in 1985.
Once upon a time, there was a town called Sillamäe in north eastern Estonia. Thanks to Stalin many people didn't know the existence of this secret city.
The Berlin Wall is not completely gone. What remains of the Berlin Wall today?
The tracks from World War II can be found in different ways. After some research, I found a secret WW2 bunker of historical value in Latvia. (more…)