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by Paul E
Mon Nov 17, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: New Graf Strachwitz biography
Replies: 7
Views: 5302

Re: New Graf Strachwitz biography

Jukka Juutinen wrote:Just looking into this book's bibliography reveals how thin is the ground Bagdonas is on!
Totally agree Jukka some of the sources he has drawn information from are very poor themselves !!

A real waste of money unfortunately !
by Paul E
Wed Sep 10, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: New books on the III SS Pzkorps from Helion.
Replies: 8
Views: 2968

Re: New books on the III SS Pzkorps from Helion.

Lennart Westberg,Martin Mansson, and Geir Brenden are well known researchers of the Battles of III SS Panzer Korps and their battles on the Eastern Front and two of them authored the excellent SS Panzer Aufklarungs Abt 11 Nordland , i expect that this new book despite the title will enhance Tieke's ...
by Paul E
Wed Sep 10, 2014 2:42 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: New Graf Strachwitz biography
Replies: 7
Views: 5302

Re: New Graf Strachwitz biography

As a Student / researcher and Tour Guide of the Narva Battles in Estonia i was hoping this book would contain new information on the early 1944 Strachwitz Battles and the Panzer Graf himself however i was severely disappointed !! A regurgitation of old info , some of which is incorrect , nothing new...
by Paul E
Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Hubert Meyer !!
Replies: 2
Views: 2435

Re: Hubert Meyer !!

Yes this news is confirmed , he was the last man of SS Obersturmbannfuhrer rank and Officer of Divisional Command lever still alive,

RIP Herr Meyer
by Paul E
Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Hubert Meyer !!
Replies: 2
Views: 2435

Hubert Meyer !!

I have been informed that sadly former SS Obersturmbannfuhrer and DKiG Winner Hubert Meyer has passed away on 16th November 2012 .

Is this correct ??
by Paul E
Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: Erwin Bartmann LAH !!
Replies: 1
Views: 4329

Erwin Bartmann LAH !!

Just to let everone know that member here Berlin , former member of 4 Kompanie LSSAH Erwin Bartmann passed away on 14/10/2012.

I was fortunate to visit him on a number of occasions to discuss his life,

RIP Erwin.
by Paul E
Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:43 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: march 1945, what SS unit ?
Replies: 30
Views: 21376

Re: march 1945, what SS unit ?

Just to let everone know Berlin , former member of 4 Kompanie LSSAH Erwin Bartmann passed away on 14/10/2012.

I was fortunate to visit him on a number of occasions to discuss his life,

RIP Erwin.
by Paul E
Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:48 pm
Forum: Feldgrau Published Authors
Topic: Mansal Denton - "Mansal D"
Replies: 30
Views: 18348

Re: Mansal Denton - "Mansal D"

Thank you for the update Gentlemen !
by Paul E
Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: Feldgrau Published Authors
Topic: Mansal Denton - "Mansal D"
Replies: 30
Views: 18348

Re: Mansal Denton - "Mansal D"

I too assisted Mansal with his Narva book which in hindsight i now regret , has anyone any update on the prosecution of Mansal ?

regards

Paul
by Paul E
Thu May 24, 2012 7:26 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Towards Dunkirk - May 1940.
Replies: 17
Views: 5305

Re: Towards Dunkirk - May 1940.

Hello Prosper,

Nothing wrong with you English my friend !!

Many thanks for the update and map , Dick Annand was a friend of mine but we never knew exactly which German unit he was fighting when he won his VC , you have answered the question so many thanks indeed !!

regards

Paul
by Paul E
Thu May 24, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Towards Dunkirk - May 1940.
Replies: 17
Views: 5305

Re: Towards Dunkirk - May 1940.

Prosper,

Many thanks for that information , does the book have any more details about the action fought there ?

It is of particular interest as it was this action that led to the award of the first Victoria Cross to a British army soldier during WW2 !!

regards

Paul
by Paul E
Wed May 23, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Towards Dunkirk - May 1940.
Replies: 17
Views: 5305

Re: Towards Dunkirk - May 1940.

Raúl,

Thanks for posting , do you know if it was the 18 ID that forced the crossing over the River Dyle at Gastouche on 15th May 1940 , whilst fighting against the 2nd Bn Durham Light Infantry ?

regards

Paul
by Paul E
Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Harald Nugiseks
Replies: 11
Views: 4904

Re: Harald Nugiseks

pimberg wrote:Hi Peeter,
How can one order this book (-taking into account I live in Australia)?

Regards, Peter
Will get it next time i'm in Tallinn and take it for Harald to sign !! :up:
by Paul E
Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:00 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Harald Nugiseks
Replies: 11
Views: 4904

Re: Harald Nugiseks

Thanks Peeter , great that the book about Harald is out , Estonian langauge only ??

regards

Paul
by Paul E
Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Memoirs of Gunther Wanhofer !!
Replies: 3
Views: 2328

Re: Memoirs of Gunther Wanhofer !!

John and Richard many thanks for your assistance i'll try and locate acopy ,

regards

Paul