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Discussion in 'Other Militaria' started by Skipper, Jun 11, 2010.

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  1. C.Evans

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    Forgpot to mention that I got two new pics.

    1) EKII award ceremony Early E/Front winter scene. Check out the expressions on those mens faces. Not a one of them seem to give a damn about receiving that award as well as probably had a renewed Russian Offensive to worry about.
    2) A nice hidden MG-34 MG-nest early war pic.

    I might bite the bullet again and try for two more pix this eve beccause-these two feature a GJ Officer with the KC and I think he is Micheal Possinger-a man I met 10 years ago in Germany and had a 2 hour dinner wiht him at Forsthaus Graseck.
     
  2. colletorww2

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    Wow! Very nice picture Erich! I would love to have a picture like that. For those who don't know about the Altmark:

    It was a ship that was in a fjord in Norway which contained some 300 British P.O.Ws, it was attacked by the british and the P.O.Ws were rescued. Hitler thought that since the Norwegians did nothing to prevent this, they were not neutral toward Germany and is part of why Norway was attacked.
     
  3. Erich

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    yes Vegar really nice the chap that has sold me this pic had the foto enlarged quite a bit and I was sold on it due to that very reason plus the picturesque view though not a very happy circumstance for any of those involved the Germans, British or Norwegians. am searching to see what real activities the Uckermark played in the Atlantic and later the Pacific as she was an important ship the British wanted to sink and as it was accidents do occur like I explained briefly when several fires started within the Uckermark and then explosions which set other ships and the harbor on fire. Because of this incident in Japan, Germany/Japans relationship came to a new low and never was the same during the rest of the war. Could of it been sabotage ?

    Ok C lets see those new pics . . .
     
  4. Kai-Petri

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    Just bought this Winter War war disabled medal... not for sale very often...
     
  5. Erich

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    a very interesting small momento Kai. we are so used to the other Allied medals, badges and know nothing of what was presented to Finnish personell.

    say any luck on determining in your Hekto fotos the type of guns onboard during firing practice ?
     
  6. C.Evans

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    Got some great researchable pics this eve. Will try postinig them for Lou to help me on either before I go to bed? or sometime tomorrow?

    Two of a GJ Major who is a RKT, and another of a GJ Captn?? who has the DKiG. and a few others.
     
  7. Erich

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    another nice shipment from Germany on it's way.

    EK 2 # 27, from Wien; Anton Schenkl's Nachf. am going to use this for . . . . . . well I just won't say yet but it will have something to do with one of these : [​IMG]

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  8. C.Evans

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    Nice EK. I THOUGHT I had one from that maker but not so sure now?
     
  9. Erich

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    you better go check C ~ and count how many you have man.

    hey go back to your fav ebay seller, just checked over his listings a nice GJ album up for sale in fact at least two of them .......... you and Ulrich can fight over them [​IMG]
     
  10. AndyPants

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    Nice EK Erich! ......hmmm looking forward to the upcoming display!

    The mailman brought me an WW1 EK2 (mounted with a Bavarian Military Merite Cross 3rd Class) yesterday, but I'll post a pic of this in the Imperial thread.
     
  11. Skipper

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    Just came back with these two Ausweisses. I have already quite a few rare temporary ones dating from the chaos of Summer 1940, but these two are the first ones I see for refugees that are official printed ones and for two members from the same family (a grandfather and his 7 year old son). They are bilingual documents that were printed in three copies each and allowed the holders to get a free train ticket to get home.

    Apparently on august 15th the return of refugees was officially encouraged and accelerated by granted them free travel documents. These two are from October 1940 and are for a wealthy familly living on rue de Rivoli in Paris. (this street is in a luxurious neignbourhood) .They wer ementn to be shown both to French and German authorities and are bilingual.

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  12. Skipper

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    Lots of goodies to come soon, all brought back this weekend, some only minutes ago! Free French, Vichy French , German and U.S. relics found this weekend! There is so much I'll need some time to scan it. The best items come from a Free French sailor on the Triomphant and helped the evacuation of British troops from Nauru and other places just before the Japanese captured them. It's a great story and I will do some research about this and post it in a seperate thread. Then i found a German Heer stickpin , French Officer cavalry trousers, a U.S 1918 dated mess kit, another Petain portrait (yes, yet another one! ) . A Paris liberation propaganda poster, and much more.
     
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    Zwei mehr fotos fur das Abend (Sorry Ulrich and for those others who speakala German)

    I got two more pix for this eve.

    1) a totally destroyed Russian BT Tank. Id sure as shooting would have hated being a part of that tanks crew or anywhere near it when it disintegrated.

    2) Just to snipe a jerk whom always snipes me, I picked this next one up because it looks cool, was fairly cheap and the sniper I sniped had been the last bidder on it moments before I arrived on the scene. This one shows a Sergeant with an MP-40. You might think nothing special about that but-to me it tis.
     
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    Nice to see you are enthousistic about downloading your pictures carl!

    here are a few pictures of my latest, I'm delighted and do'nt know where to start.

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    here is part of the batch , details will follow. For a start here is another Petain portrait. (my third one! )

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  15. Erich

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    cool Skip but definitely not German acquisition(s).
     
  16. Skipper

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    then a Paris police résistant propaganda caricature . Funny thought when you realize some were in the resistance whereas others deported innocents. This of course was edited by those who served the Resitance and wanted to make a clear difference between those who fought the Gerrans and those who collaborated.

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    oops, note the Gemran stickpin which I forgot to remove.....
     
  17. Skipper

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    hehe, they are hidden on the picture, check out for the stickpin on the caricature for instance


    edit: here is an enlargment of the said pin, is't a Heer one right?

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  18. Erich

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    yes you are right up on the frame work of the German Landser getting butt kicked. have seen this pin before too . . . . . with a national Militia symbol with backdropped oak wreath
    the pin because of the turned head to the right may have been worn by German police NCO's for non military wear
     
  19. Skipper

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    So this could be Polizei?
     
  20. Erich

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    yes . . . . . was looking at some pics showing at least 6 different forms the eagle and wreath are all standard on the arm-patch in the above fashion.
     
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