Sunday, August 22, 2010

The Cologne Tank Battle

There is a must see post on Castle Argghhh!

Battle For Koln

Here is some partial video below, but go to the link above for the good stuff.

A German researcher has put together the footage of the famous tank battle into a coherent blow-by-blow story. If you've ever seen a WWII documentary on the battle for Germany you'll recognize it. After the video, I went to the researcher's site where he has posted still shots, information on the photographers, the names and fates of the tank crews, even a walking tour in modern Cologne where many of the buildings still stand.

"Read the whole thing."

I agree with the Donovan, I've been to Koln several times, the next time I go, it will feel different.


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