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Photo(s) dated 19 Sep 1941
Aerial photograph of Flensburger Schiffbau facilities, Flensburg, Germany, 19 Sep 1941
3 Apr 1945

24 May 1945

Photo(s) dated 24 May 1945
Germany’s Minister of Production Albert Speer, Großadmiral (and later President) Karl Dönitz, and Generaloberst Alfred Jodl, speak to British war correspondents the day after their arrest in Flensburg, Germany, 24 May 1945.
14 Jun 1945

  • Otto W√ľnsche suffered an accidental ammunition explosion while in port at Flensburg, Germany. Several crew members were killed. ww2dbase [Otto W√ľnsche | Flensburg | CPC]

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