This page shows photos and documents from Gelsenkirchen till 1945.Its all about history,not about political shit!!!

Gelsenkirchener Allgemeine Zeitung

Flak Unit in Gelsenkirchen Scholven from 1941 till 1942

Schloss Berge and Ehrenmahl

Meeting of Deutsche Jugend 1935/36 in Gelsenkirchen,visiting the Ehrenmal,after that there was a parade next to the Hans-Sachs-Haus

Some kind of insurance note

National Socialist People’s Welfare 1941

Air-raid victim Id card issued november 1944

Gelsenkirchen Buer ID 1930


A letter/cover send from Shitomir to the Court in Gelsenkirchen

A notification after a bomb raid in Gelsenkirchen

Reichsverband Deutscher Kriegsopfer Gelsenkirchen Mitte

Zur Marine befohlen.Oberheizer Paul Müller 1914

A photoalbum,created by Helga Siegert,daughter of Johann siegert,wich was killed in february 1945 in Düren,Germany!
This lovely created little album contains a lot of photos,letters and some documents!!
May he rest in piece!!!

Flakstellung Frühjahr 1944 Gelsenkirchen

Sportfest der Schutzpolozei in Gelsenkirchen Buer 1928

Funeral of Gefreiter Kurt Jahr in Gelsenkirchen Buer

A photo full of FC Schalke 04 Legends:  Schalker Legenden.Zu sehen u.a.
Urban,Valentin,Mellage,Rothardt,Kalwitzki,Gellesch,Szepan,Lüttenforst,Unkel,Pieneck und Kuzorra

VFB Königsberg vs. Stadtmannschaft Riga 1943.On the left is the Schalke player Burdenski

Fliegerhorst Gelsenkirchen Buer

Fliegerhorst Berger Feld 1940

Flugplatz Gelsenkirchen with some HJ-Members from 1939

Gelsenkirchen Horst –Grugagarten 1939

Gelsenkirchen Horst 1941

POW letter send from the Usa to Gelsenkirchen Bismarck 1944

Note,send with the info that everything is fine so far in Gelsenkirchen Erle 1944

Group of soldiers visit a coal mine in Gelsenkirchen

SS-Police Soldbuch of Rudolf Niemeyer

Soldbuch from Hubert Herden,killed 29.03.1945

Soldbuch from  Heinrich Achenbach

Wehrpass from Albert Bergmann

Wehrpass from Ernst Schmitt

Soldbuch from Friedrich Hasse

Entrance card for the airraid shelter in Gelsenkirchen Heßler

An early ticket,dated around 1920:

Coal Mine Consol,Gelsenkirchen july 1933

Old postcards from Gelsenkirchen how it once was:

“Notgeld” of Gelsenkirchen

Gelsenkirchen Red Cross March

Josef Promess,killed 1945 in Gelsenkirchen Buer

Heinrich Wassmann,born 1904 in Gelsenkirchen

Theo Erftkemper,born 1923 in Gelsenkirchen Beckhausen

Luftwaffe soldiers in Gelsenkirchen in front of Schloss Berge

Funeral of Unteroffizier Piniack in Gelsenkirchen March 1938

Another funeral in Gelsenkirchen

U.S.Army photos of the bombed oilplant in Gelsenkirchen Scholven 1945

A sad fieldpost letter,wich went back to sender in Gelsenkirchen 1945

Luftwaffe soldiers on a field in Gelsenkirchen Resse

Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof 1937

Letter envolpe,send from the prisoner camp in Gelsenkirchen Schalke

Gauparteitag Gelsenkirchen 1936

Reichsarbeitsdienst in Gelsenkirchen 1937.Just the entrance buildings exist today

The bombed oilplant in Gelenkirchen Scholven

A group of policemen in Gelsenkirchen 1939

A member of the navy Hitler Youth,Gelsenkirchen Buer

Airview of a pow camp in Gelsenkirchen Buer 1944

Last update: 02.04.2019