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  • Article by Frank Meijerink
  • Published on May 7th, 2019

Johannes Philippus Sopar, from a Waffen-SS volunteer to a Salvation soldier

The following article is, apart from a few editorial comments, a literal representation of an oral biography of a Dutch Waffen-SS volunteer. The conversation was recorded on the 17th of November, 1988. It expresses the opinion of the speaker, not of the creators of this website or the Information World War Two Foundation (STIWOT).

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  • Published on April 20th, 2019

Sergeant Roy Tull, with the RAF Bomb Disposal Squad on the western front, 1944-1945

The following transcript is taken from a small, brown leather bound, pocket diary. Most of the entries were written in pencil. The photographs relating to the bomb disposal activities had been stored separate to the diary: where there are notes on the back relating the picture to a specific place these have been included. All other photographs are for the purposes of illustrating, as far as possible, what was happening generally for examples pictures the pictures of the Lady Connaught, the landing craft and the map of Knokke Airfield and the Northern Front .

  • Article by Samuel de Korte
  • Published on December 24th, 2018

Crash of Lancaster ED928 at Utrecht

On the night of 22 -23 June 1943, a British bomber was shot down by a German night fighter. The four-engine aircraft was on its way to Germany, but never made it there. Instead, the plane exploded. Burning fragments of the plane fell down in the Wittevrouwen district of Utrecht. There were several victims, including five civilians and five crew members.

  • Article by Arnold Palthe
  • Published on November 25th, 2018

Hearing Wilhelm Keitel 5

Sir David MAXWELL-FYFE (deputy chief prosecutor for the UK): I want to ask you some questions about the shooting of officers who escaped from the Sagan Camp. As I understand your evidence, very shortly after the escape you had this interview with Hitler at which certainly Himmler was present. That is right isn't it?

  • Article by Arnold Palthe
  • Published on November 17th, 2018

Hearing Wilhelm Keitel 4

Gen. RUDENKO (chief prosecutor for the USSR): Defendant Keitel, I am asking you about the directive concerning the so-called communist insurrectionary movement in the occupied territories.

  • Article by Arnold Palthe
  • Published on November 7th, 2018

Hearing Wilhelm Keitel 3

Dr. NELTE: The last question I asked you yesterday concerned the channels through which orders were transmitted in matters concerning prisoners-of-war.