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Archival Photographs - 1939

Photo 2:  The Schleswig- Holstein arrives  in Danzig on Friday, 25th August, 1939. The crew (at least the naval contingent) stand at salute on the decks. The assuald troops are below the deck.

Photo 3:  The first point of departure for the crem is Neufahwasser at the Salzspeicheren overlooking the Westerplatte, across the river. The dual church spires were damaged in 1945 and replaced by a single tower after the war. Machine guns were being set up in the grain towers, off to the left.

 

Danzig Report Vol. 1 - Nr. 90 - January - February - March - 1996, Page 3.


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