Gelsenkirchen

This page shows photos and documents from Gelsenkirchen till 1945



Gelsenkirchener Allgemeine Zeitung


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!!!


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


Flugplatz Gelsenkirchen with some HJ-Members from 1939


Gelsenkirchen Horst –Grugagarten 1939


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


Entrance card for the airraid shelter in Gelsenkirchen Heßler


An early ticket,dated around 1920:


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


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