Fragments of a German glider on the roof of a residential building in Budapest

Fragments of a German glider

Glider DFS-230 of sergeant-major Georg Filius, crashing into building No. 35 or 37 on Attila Street while attempting to land on the Bloody Meadow in Budapest on February 4, 1945. The pilot died.
On gliders they tried to deliver food and ammunition to German troops surrounded in the city.

Sources of information about the photo:

  1. A. Vasilchenko “100 days in bloody hell. Budapest – “Danube Stalingrad”? “

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Date: February 1945

In : 1945

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