Here we list the larger updates we make on AHF, we do not include the frequent minor updates to the unit histories.

25 January 2015

We have made updates to the NS-era magazines section.

24 January 2015

We have added additional songs of the Wehrmacht.

27 December 2014

AHF is relaunching with a new layout to make the site easier to use, faster and better able to handle the visitors using mobile devices such as phones and tablets.

25 May 2014

We have added some issues of the Dienstaltersliste der Schutzstaffel der NSDAP (official SS Officers lists).

6 January 2014

We have added additional songs of the Wehrmacht.

26 December

We have added reviews of "Mussolini's Navy: A Reference Guide to the Regia Marina 1930-1945" by Maurizio Brescia.

23 November

We have added more information on the Panzer-Kompanien, Panzer-Abteilungen and Panzer-Brigaden.

30 October

We have added Documents of soldiers serving on armored trains.

28 October

We have added photos from the War Museum of Athens, Greece.

We have added information on the Most Decorated Platoon Commanders, Squad Leaders and Individual Soldiers of the Wehrmacht.

1 September

We have added information on the Forstschutzkommando.

25 August

We have added reviews of "Ostkrieg: Hitler's War of Extermination in the East" by Stephen G. Fritz, "Command Culture: Officer Education in the U.S. Army and the German Armed Forces, 1901-1940, and the Consequences for World War II" by Jörg Muth, "Hitler and the Power of Aesthetics" by Frederic Spotts, "Fighting Patton: George S. Patton Jr. Through the Eyes of His Enemies" by Harry Yeide and "Rückzug: The German Retreat from France, 1944" by Joachim Ludewig.

We have added Documents of Oberleutnant Willy Schultze.

18 August

We have added information on the Freiwilligen Schutzstaffel and Hlinka Guard.

13 August

We have added information on the Armee-Reiter-Regimenter and Armee-Kavallerie-Kommando z.b.V..

9 August

We have added information on the Ost-Regiments-Stäbe and Kommandeure der Osttruppen.

8 August

We have added information on the Heeres-Flakartillerie-Brigaden, Kosaken-Regimenter and Landwehr-Artillerie-Regimenter.

3 August

We have added information on the Panzerjäger-Abteilungen and Panzerabwehr-Abteilungen.

1 August

We have added information on the Festungs-Panzerabwehr-Abteilungen and schwere Heeres-Panzerjäger-Abteilungen.

27 July

We have added information on Panzer-Regiment von LauchertKampfgruppe Knaust and the Panzer-Jagd-Abteilungen

25 July

We have added information on Finnish military terminology.

21 July

We have added information on the NSKK units in the Luftwaffe and more info on the Todt & Speer units of the NSKK.

19 July

We have added more information on the Panzer-Abteilungen.

16 July

We have added information on the Panzer-Abteilungen (Funklenk) and more information on the Panzer-Kompanien.

15 July

We have added information on the Panzer-Kompanien.

13 July

We have added information on Kavallerie-Regiment Fürst von Urach, Kavallerie-Regiment von Jungschultz and Sonderkommando Dora.

8 July

We have added information on the Verstärkter Grenzaufsichtsdienst (VGAD).

5 July

We have added information on the Freikorps Adolf Hitler.

4 July

We have added additional issues of Der Adler magazine.

9 June

We have added info on the Estnische Sicherungs-Abteilungen, Lettische Bau Bataillone and the Schutzmannschaft Bataillone (Schuma)

8 June

We have added information on the Sonderverband 287 and Sonderverband 288.

6 June

We have added issues of the Schulungsbriefe des Reichsschulungsamtes der NSDAP und der Deutschen Arbeitsfront.

1 June

We have added information on the Polnische Polizei im GeneralgouvernementBaudienst im GeneralgouvernementHIPO-korpset, Landsarbejdstjenesten, Arbeidstjenesten, Vrijwillige Arbeidsdienst voor VlaanderenVlaamsche Wacht, Vlaamsche FabriekswachtJüdischer Ordnungsdienst, Service Volontaire du Travail pour la Wallonie, Formation de Combat, Garde Wallone, Garde Rurale, Boerenwacht, Nederlandse Arbeidsdienst, Wachabteilung, Vrijwillige Hulppolitie, Kontroll Kommando and the Sonderdienst.

18 May

We have added NS-era military instruction manuals.

We have added NS-era books and magazines on the Legion Condor.

We have added NS-era books and magazines on the Luftwaffe.

16 May

We have added information on the SS-Totenkopf-Infanterie-Ersatz-Battalione.

14 May

We have added information on the Flammpanzer-Abteilungen.

12 May

We have added issues of the SS-Leitheft magazine and the SA-Standarte Feldherrnhalle Nachrichtenblatt.

We have added books on the Waffen-SS from the NS-era.

We have added books on the Polizei from the NS-era.

11 May

We have added books on the Freikorps from the NS-era.

The search engine on the site has been upgraded.

10 May

We have added a list of feldpost numbers.

3 May

We have added photos from the Treloar Technology Centre.

27 April

We have added information on the Most decorated soldiers of the Heer & Waffen-SS.

18 April

We have added additional issues of Der Adler magazine.

13 April

We have added information on the Freikorps Ebbinghaus, Sudetendeutsches Freikorps, Bau-Lehr-Kompanie z.b.V. 800, Deutsche Kompanie z.b.V. and Bau-Lehr-Bataillon z.b.V. 800.


7 April

We have added info on Captured AFVs used by the Poles during the Warsaw Uprising.


6 April

We have added an article on the Wehrmannschaft of the Steirischen Heimatbund.

We have added additional issues of Der Adler magazine.

5 April

We have added additional issues of Der Adler magazine.

2 April

We have added lyrics to Songs of the Wehrmacht.

1 April

We have added NS-era magazines.


29 March

We have added into on the Osttruppen units in the Wehrmacht.


28 March

We have added info on the Finnish Waffen-SS officers.


26 March

We have added photos from the Hangar 10, Zirchow.


6 March

AHF has been relaunched, completly rebuilt and with a new and more advanced engine to power things and allow us to continue expanding in the future.

Many of the unit histories have been updated and some of the larger updates are mentioned below.

We have added photos from the Al-Alamein War Museum, Egypt.

We have added information on the Hungarian Occupation Commands / Occupation Groups.

Info on the SS-Baubrigaden and SS-Eisenbahn-Baubrigade has been added.

We have added more photos of Finnish memorials.

The Slovakian Army section has been expanded.

The Hungarian Army section has been expanded.

Info on the Artillerieführer and Infanterieführer of the Reichswehr has been added.

Interviews with Iain Ballantyne and Klaus Schmider have been added.

Two campaign bibliographies by Richard Hargreaves has been added: Poland 1939 and Breslau 1945.

The article Fred Koenig: A SS Grenadier from Chicago USA has been added.

Info on the Winter in Stalingrad in 1942/43 has been added.

Info on the Penal units of the Heer, Festungs-Brigaden, Grenzschutzabschnittskommandos, Sonderdivision R and Grenz-Infanterie-Regimenter, Festungen and other defensive positions, Sturm-Mörser-Kompanien has been added.

Info on the Ersatz-Brigaden, Sicherungs-Brigaden, Sturmpanzer-Abteilungen, Polizei-Reiter-Abteilungen, Schnelle Brigaden, Contacts between German forces and Yugoslav partisans and Poles conscripted into the Wehrmacht has been added.

Reviews of "Voices of the Bulge: Untold Stories from Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge" by Michael Collins & Martin King "Advance and Destroy: Patton as Commander in the Bulge" by John Nelson Rickard have been added.

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