Führerhauptquartier Wehrwolf, 20 September 1942: birthday of adjudant Nicolaus von Below
The Führerhauptquartier in Vinnitsa
Mika Rautio from Finland send us these pictures that give a good idea of what the Wehrwolf area looks like today. The first two pictures show the houses that are opposite to the woods of the FHQ in Vinnitsa.
South of Poltava
Hitler visited Zaporozje on February 17 and in September 1943. On February 17 Hitler, under heavy security, flew to Army Group South's headquarters at Zaporozh'ye, Ukraine; just 30 miles away from the front-line.
Generalfeldmarschall von Manstein greeting Hitler on the local airfield in February, 1943
Haupt Quartier Heeresgruppe Süd
Location: Poltava (Poltavs’ka), 600 km. south of Vinnitsa, exact location unknown
On December 2, 1941 Hitler visits the defeated Heeresgrüppe Süd in Rostow. Because of bad weather his plane has to land in Poltava, where Hitler spends the night. On June 3, 1942 Hitler visited the Heeresgruppe Süd in Poltava, because of an army victory near Charkov. On February 17, 1943 Hitler was supposed to visit Poltava again, but instead he went to Zaporozje.
Hitler visits army headquarters - Uman Airport
Locations: unknown, the airport today is on the north side of the city
On August 26 (or 28), 1941 Hitler took a plane to the region of Uman, in the Ukraïne. There he visited several army headquarters.