Tag Archives: Breslau

1960s Wroclaw

Here are this week’s scans from our picture archive. Four photographs of identified locations in the city of Wroclaw taken between 1965 and 1969. Click on any image to enlarge and see more detail.

Wroclaw 1965

Wroclaw 1966

Wroclaw 1967

Wroclaw 1969

If you can tell us anything about the locations pictured in the above photographs please get in touch! They are unlabelled and we have only ever been to Wroclaw once and that many years ago.

Related webpages on Polish Poland:

Old images of pre-war Wroclaw / Breslau.

More vintage photographs (in colour!) of Wroclaw in the late 1960s.

Railway Station in Breslau / Wroclaw

Breslau railway station

An old postcard from the early 1900s of Breslau railway station. Click on picture to enlarge image.

Three pre-war photographs of the railway station in Breslau (Wroclaw), Silesia.

Breslau railway Wroclaw

A personal photograph of German soldiers on one of the platforms of Breslau station in 1939.

Breslau Hauptbahnhof / Wrocław Główny / The main station was built in 1857, as the starting point of the Oberschlesische Eisenbahn (Upper Silesian Railway), as well as the line from Breslau to Glogau via Posen.

breslau Wroclaw railway station

The exterior of the railway station in Breslau, now Wroclaw, around 1940.

Wroclaw Glowny is today the largest and busiest passenger station in south-west Poland. It is located at the junction of several important routes.

We also have online further pictures of Breslau from our private collection. Do please have a look!

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.