Category Archives: General

Back on Track…

With my other project momentarily finished and the material from the Bundesarchiv in Freiburg now on my computer, I have restarted working on The War Diary. Plenty of new material also means some more thoughts had to go into the … Continue reading

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How this Site is structured The information on this site has been compiled from a variety of sources – I call them “Streams”. The primary stream – and the one that sparked it all – is The War Diary. The War … Continue reading

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New Material coming in…

As you know, I have been “hunting” new material for this web site – some of it coming from the Bundesarchiv/Militärarchiv in Freiburg, and also from reviewing some of the items left behind by my grandfather that have not received … Continue reading

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Got Facebook? There is a Page to keep you informed about Updates…

Like what you found here? Also got Facebook? Guess what, we have a way to make it easier for you to follow this site and discover new entries quickly and easily. Go to our Facebook page – give us a … Continue reading

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About the things to come

On this day, a century ago, my grandfather Hans Zapf was born in the city of Oschatz in Saxony. I don’t recall much of him, except for an old man sitting in his chair, solving his crossword-puzzles. I cannot remember … Continue reading

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Prelude to War

When we found my grandfathers photos, they were neatly filed in envelopes – some of them with, others without a caption. Some of those pre-war photos I have used in my introduction pages (Childhood & Adolescence, The Boy growing up … Continue reading

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