Breslau / Wrocław

Three pictures of Breslau, since 1945, Wrocław, Silesia, Poland. Click on any image to enlarge.

Breslau Wroclaw

An early picture postcard showing the various sporting activities taking place in Bresla, c.1903.

Fact 1 – In the 1932 elections the Nazis received 44% of Breslau’s vote. The third-highest percentage in Germany.

Breslau Wroclaw 1913

A wonderfully patriotic (from a German point-of-view) picture postcard of Breslau. Produced in 1913.

Fact 2 – Breslau was the largest German city east of Berlin before World War Two.

Fact 3 – Breslau finally surrendered to the Soviet Red Army on 6th May 1945, only two days before the end of the war in Europe.

Breslau Wroclaw Nazi rally

An original photograph in our private picture archive of a Nazi Rally in Breslau in 1937.

See also our old photographs of the railway station in Breslau.

Wroclaw today

Wrocław (Breslau) is situated on the Oder river (Odra) in Silesia and with a population of more than 632,000, the fourth largest city in Poland.

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