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Abwehrschlacht im Huertgenwald.

Discussion in 'Living History' started by 272VGD., Jan 1, 2008.

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  1. 272VGD.

    272VGD. Member

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    Indeed, cold and wet!!!
    Everything was wet and frozen, except for the sleepingbag. Its a very good one, our Dutch army use it as well. I got it for my birthday from my parents, just in time...
     
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    Last saturday back to the Hürtgenwald again, together with Aru-Ed and two other friends.
    I did some small findings, remains of a German K98 ammunition pouch, lid of an US soap box. (plastic), some small buttons and other small stuff.
    And also this pretty nice find, a German K98 grenadelauncher, in pretty good shape.
    This is the first one to find in the five years I'm metaldetecting right know. So they are pretty rare to find.

    Regards,
    Nick

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    Nice Schiessbecher! You are lucky to find one in such nice condition after all those years.
     
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    An empty/exploded Panzerfaust 30 (klein) projectile found near Aachen last week.
    It still has some nice markings after all those years.

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    Yes! Another great find, thanks for keeping those posted.
     
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    Very cool! Exploded, and left out in the weather for 60 plus year, yet writing is still visible! Very cool!
     
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    Hello 272VGD

    Im new to this form, and only came across your thread the other day, but let me say WOOOW!! :eek:

    Great stuff, and thanks for sharing your finds - I really enjoyed reading about them and the pictures you supply (of both the actually finds and the surrounding countryside) are fantastic........almost as if " Im there too "


    Keep up the good work ! ;)

    All the best,
    AndyPants
     
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    Your welcome.
     
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    New here nice pics and some great finds
     
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    Hi all, bin away for a while... busy with digging offcours...
    Did many trips with Aru-Ed lately and very nice finds....
    Here some items I found the last few months in the Eifel region.

    Cheers,
    Nick

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    WOW! Nick has been busy! Great items!
     
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    There's something very special about this thread, but it's hard to put a finger on it.
     
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    im speechless!!! ....... just wow
     
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    Thank you guys, again.
     
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    Good stuff, VGD.

    I guess you looked up that Mercury dime? Worth a few dollars, maybe. But certainly nice to have, considering where it was.
     
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    You know, I know this entry is like a year old, but dang! to find a mercury head dime in that good a condition after being outside for 65 years?!? thats a nice find!
     
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    We haven't hear from Nick in a while, he must be out gathering more great stuff for us to see!!
     
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    Haha, thank you guys.
    In total I've found 2 silver dime's, one from 1939 and one from 1943 both in exellent condition. Do you guys have any idea how much they are worth?
    I wouln't sell them but I'm just curious.

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    Nick
     
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