Inner German border
The inner German border (German: innerdeutsche Grenze or deutsch-deutsche Grenze; initially also Zonengrenze) was the frontier between the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) and the Fe...
Adolf Wagner
Adolf Wagner (1 October 1890 in Algrange, Alsace-Lorraine - 12 April 1944 in Bad Reichenhall) was a German soldier and high-ranking Nazi Party official born in Algrange, Alsace-Lorraine.
He served...
Küstrin Putsch
The Küstrin Putsch, also known as the Buchrucker Putsch, was a reaction to the September 26, 1923 quelling of resistance by the German government to the occupation of the Ruhr region.Led by Bruno Erns...
Battle of Czajánek's barracks
The Battle of Czajánek's barracks (also spelled as the Battle of Čajánek's barracks) was a confrontation between the Czechoslovak and German armies, which took place on 14 March 1939 in the course of...
Venezuela Crisis of 1902–03
The Venezuelan crisis of 1902–03 was a naval blockade from December 1902 to February 1903 imposed against Venezuela by Britain, Germany and Italy over President Cipriano Castro's refusal to pay foreig...
NATO bombing of Yugoslavia
The NATO bombing of Yugoslavia was the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) military operation against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia during the Kosovo War. According to NATO the operation ...
Kapp Putsch
The Kapp Putsch, also known as the Kapp-Lüttwitz Putsch after its leaders Wolfgang Kapp and Walther von Lüttwitz, was an attempted coup in March 1920 which aimed to undo the German Revolution of 1918–...
Fall Weiss (1939)
Fall Weiss ("Case White", "Plan White"; German spelling Fall Weiß) was the Nazi strategic plan for the invasion of Poland. The German military High Command finalized its operational orders on 15 June ...
Ehrentempel
The Ehrentempel ("honor temples") were two structures in Munich, erected by the Nazis in 1935, housing the sacrophagi of the sixteen members of the party who had been killed in the failed Beer hall pu...
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 ...
First Müller cabinet
Cabinet Müller I or the first Cabinet Müller (German: Kabinett Müller I or das erste Kabinett Müller) was the third democratically elected government of Germany and the second in office after the Weim...
Hermann Ehrhardt
Hermann Ehrhardt (29 November 1881 – 27 September 1971) was a German Freikorps commander during the period of turmoil in Weimar Republic Germany from 1918 to 1920, he commanded the famous II.Mar...
Battle of Maroua–Miskin
The Battle of Maroua–Miskin (18–21 January 1902) was the decisive military confrontation between the Fulani troops of Amir Djubayru b. Aadama and the German Schutztruppe, which solidified the German r...
Norwegian Campaign
The Norwegian Campaign was a military campaign that was fought in Norway during the Second World War between the Allies and Germany, after the latter's invasion of the country. In April 1940, the Unit...
Spanish Civil War
The Spanish Civil War (Spanish: Guerra civil española), widely known in Spain as the Civil War (Spanish: Guerra civil), or sometimes simply The War (Spanish: La guerra), was a civil war fo...
Lufthansa Flight 181
Lufthansa Flight 181 was a Boeing 737–230 Adv aircraft named Landshut, hijacked on 13 October 1977 by 4 militants who called themselves Commando Martyr Halime. On 18 October, the aircraft was stormed ...
Operation Donnerschlag
During World War II, the German military planned or undertook an operation named Donnerschlag ("Thunderclap" in German).The December 1942 German Army plan called for a breakout from the besieged city ...
Operation Roundup (1942)
Operation Roundup was the code name for a 1942 plan for an invasion of northern France by Allied forces during World War II. The plan, for an invasion in the Spring of 1943, and drawn up by then-Briga...
Case Blue
Case Blue (German: Fall Blau), later renamed Operation Braunschweig, was the German Armed Forces' (Wehrmacht) name for its plan for the 1942 strategic summer offensive in southern Russia between 2...