Bundeswehr
The Bundeswehr (German for "Federal Defence";   ) is the unified armed forces of Germany and their civil administration and procurement authorities. The States of Germany are not allowed to...
The Horten 229 V3 “Flying Wing” 48 Images - Have You Seen All Of These Before??
n 1943 the all-wing and jet-propelled Horten Ho 229 (‘aitch-oh-two-two-nine’) promised spectacular performance and the German air force (Luftwaffe) chief, Hermann Göring, allocated half-a-million Reic...
Military history of Germany
While German-speaking people have a long history, Germany as a nation state dates only from 1871. Earlier periods are subject to definition debates. The Franks, for instance, were a union of Germanic ...
German Army
The German Army (German: Heer) is the land component of the armed forces of Germany. The German Army was founded in 1955 as part of the newly formed West German Bundeswehr together with the Marine...
Luftwaffe
The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II. After the German Empire's World War I-era army air force, the Luftstreitkräfte, and the Imperial German Navy na...
German Navy
The German Navy (German: Deutsche Marine or simply German: Marine—  ) is the navy of Germany and part of the unified Bundeswehr (the German Armed Forces). It is deeply integrated int...
Command and obedience in the Bundeswehr
The principle of command and obedience in the Bundeswehr (German: Befehl und Gehorsam), along with the concept of "citizens in uniform" (German: Staatsbürger in Uniform), was central to the 19...
Bundeswehr rank insignia
The rank insignia of the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Germany indicate rank and branch of service in the German Army (Heer'), German Air Force (Luftwaffe), or the German Navy (Marine).They ...
Awards and decorations of the German Armed Forces
The Awards and decorations of the German Armed Forces are decorations awarded by the German Bundeswehr, the German government, and other organizations to the German military and allied forces. Modern...
History of Germany during World War II
Nazi Germany and the Third Reich are common names for the German Reich from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP). Under Hitler...
The Horten 229 V3 “Flying Wing” 48 Images - Have You Seen All Of These Before??
n 1943 the all-wing and jet-propelled Horten Ho 229 (‘aitch-oh-two-two-nine’) promised spectacular performance and the German air force (Luftwaffe) chief, Hermann Göring, allocated half-a-million Reic...
Stabilisation forces
Stabilisation forces (German: Stabilisierungskräfte) are one of the three categories of forces in the German Armed Forces or Bundeswehr, that classify formations according to their levels of equip...
Waffensystemkommando der Luftwaffe
The Air Force Weapon Systems Command (GAFWSC; German: Waffensystemkommando der Luftwaffe, WaSysKdoLw) was a German Air Force command authority of the division level, with the responsibility for ai...
Militärischer Abschirmdienst
The Militärischer Abschirmdienst (Military Counterintelligence Service, MAD) or more officially Amt für den Militärischen Abschirmdienst (in the past Amt für die Sicherheit der Bundeswehr), is one of ...
Luftwaffe Institute of Aviation Medicine
The Luftwaffe Institute of Aviation Medicine, in German called Flugmedizinisches Institut der Luftwaffe (FLMEDINSTLW) is the central institute of aviation medicine of the German airforce (Luftwaffe). ...
German Flood Service Medal
The German Flood Service Medal 2002 (German: Einsatzmedaille Fluthilfe 2002) is a decoration of the Federal Republic of Germany.The decoration was awarded to all German military members, foreign armed...
Bayern-Kaserne
The Bayern-Kaserne (literally Bavaria-Kaserne) is a military facility in Munich, Germany, originally named General-Wever-Kaserne. The facility was constructed between 1936 and 1938. After World War II...
Heinz Baurmann
Heinz Baurmann (11 November 1919 – 7 December 1996) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross o...
Gold Cross Medal Recipients
The Decorations of Honour of the Bundeswehr (German: Ehrenzeichen der Bundeswehr) are a series of military decorations of the Bundeswehr, the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Germany.These ...
Federal Ministry of Defence (Germany)
The Federal Ministry of Defence (German: Bundesministerium der Verteidigung), abbreviated BMVg, is a top-level federal agency, headed by the Federal Minister of Defence as a member of the Cabinet ...
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies is a unique U.S. Department of Defense and German Defense Ministry security and defense studies institute. When the Marshall Center was foun...