Wednesday, March 28, 2018
The Atlantic Pockets and more.
Consider this article from the Internet web site The National Interest as a must read.
German military resistance in the aftermath of surrender in the Second World War.
"The Strange Story of How Nazi Germany Surrendered (and Then Kept Fighting)"
Those names of German commanders most significant here: Dege, Huffmeier, Fisius, Fahmbacher,
Those combat actions occurring vicinity Texel, Channel Islands, Lorient, Dunkirk, Arctic islands.
Bastions of resistance such as what were deemed "Atlantikfestungen" resistant to surrender even after the allied break-out from Normandy 1944.
GERMAN TROOPS EVEN DEPARTING LORIENT 1945 WITH MASSED MARCHING FORMATIONS, FLAGS FLYING, RETAINING SMALL ARMS!!
German military contingents in Norway at the very end of the war numbering about four-hundred thousand! Surrender of this force done peacefully and without incident, no further combat.