A Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber starting an attack against Polish forces. Poland could resist the German
and Soviet agression during only 25 days before its capital Warsaw were conquered.
In a base of the Luftwaffe the ground staff attaches bombs to a formation of Ju 87 Stuka dive bombers.
These aircraft were tactical weapons intended to destroy very specific targets such as bridges, emplacements, ships and vehicles.
They were slow but precise, particularly lethal to enemy tanks, especially when armed with two 37-millimeter cannons installed
under their wings.
A German transport ship downloading material in a Norwegian port.
During the advance across Belgium, the German engineers showed a perfect efficiency, replacing the bridges
destroyed by the enemy during its withdrawal by provisional bridges installed in few hours.
Dramatic image of Rotterdam after the German air bombings of the days 10, 11 and 12 of May 1940.
Barricades in the streets of Brussels, a pathetic attempt to stop the advance of the panzer.
A Ju 87 Stuka performing a dive bombing against Polish forces.
Poland has surrendered and, within the ruins of Warsaw, German soldiers await the arrival of Hitler.
German soldiers fighting in the streets of Oslo. The blitz against Norway was solved in a couple of days.
The occupation of this country was considered as a key factor in the war against England.
The servers of a German anti-aircraft battery rest in front of a ship anchored on the Norwegian coast.
As in other moments on the History of Netherlands, it was attempted to stop the enemy advance by flooding wide areas of the
countryside. But this time the sacrifice was useless.