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by laurence strong
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Heer
Topic: K.St.N.s Needed
Replies: 12
Views: 5850

Re: K.St.N.s Needed

Would love to see what you have built.....I am slowly building a Pz Div as per the Rapid Fire army lists.....


Cheers
Larry
by laurence strong
Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 1. Infanterie Division help?
Replies: 50
Views: 14216

Re: 1. Infanterie Division help?

Hello Raul

Many thanks for the link, I had not found that one.

Sincerely
Larry
by laurence strong
Sat Feb 11, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 1. Infanterie Division help?
Replies: 50
Views: 14216

Re: 1. Infanterie Division help?

Hi raul

Do you have any information on the 1 Infantrie Division from late '44 to the "Endkampf"?

later
Larry
by laurence strong
Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 1. Infanterie Division help?
Replies: 50
Views: 14216

Re: 1. Infanterie Division help?

At the start Prit posted an excerpt from the Oct.44 fighting by Dieckert/Grossmann, it states that "....The artillerymen fired their last rounds and then destroyed their guns......." So my question is....."when did they get new guns and what were they equipt with. Were they given German kit or captu...
by laurence strong
Sun Oct 30, 2011 8:52 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 1st Infantry Division late '44
Replies: 2
Views: 1257

Re: 1st Infantry Division late '44

Thank you Christoph :D

Would anyone know what the strenght was for men and artillery pieces around the Oct 1944 period was?

Thanks
Larry
by laurence strong
Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:23 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 1st Infantry Division late '44
Replies: 2
Views: 1257

1st Infantry Division late '44

I have looked all over to no avail. Was the division still dependant on horse power when it arrived at Schirwindt east prussia in October 1944?

Many thanks
Larry
by laurence strong
Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:14 am
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: Heeres-Zeugämter
Replies: 2
Views: 1048

Re: Heeres-Zeugämter

At the assembly plants the tanks were completed by civilian craftsmen. The tanks were fitted out with gun and machineguns but without ammunition, radio equipment and tools. After the required test run and acceptance by the Abnahmekommission (acceptance committee) the tanks were handed over to the He...
by laurence strong
Sun Apr 17, 2011 10:06 am
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Luftwaffe Badge ID
Replies: 4
Views: 2754

Re: Luftwaffe Badge ID

It would be his trade qualification badge
by laurence strong
Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: 120mm Mortars
Replies: 8
Views: 6244

Re: 120mm Mortars

Very interesting post. Thanks for taking the time :up:
by laurence strong
Wed Feb 16, 2011 2:41 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: 120mm Mortars
Replies: 8
Views: 6244

Re: 120mm Mortars

The German version was a copy of the Soviet PM 38 120 mm mortar, which in it's self was a copy of the French mortier Brandt de 120 mm modèle 1935. They were used to give the infantry a close support weapon with more punch than the 81mm could deliver. Check out the youtube US Army war film and look a...
by laurence strong
Sun Jan 30, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Fallschirmjäger Luftwaffe Combat Group Where? Translate Pse
Replies: 4
Views: 3414

Re: Fallschirmjäger Luftwaffe Combat Group Where? Translate Pse

Good call. I can see some gulls on the collars. My reference to Heer was the entrenching tool and ammo pouches which were not standard FJ kit. The helmet also appears to be Heer.
by laurence strong
Sat Jan 29, 2011 10:53 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Fallschirmjäger Luftwaffe Combat Group Where? Translate Pse
Replies: 4
Views: 3414

Re: Fallschirmjäger Luftwaffe Combat Group Where? Translate Pse

I doubt they are Fallschrimjager as their kit appears to be Heer issue. They are part of the 4th MG Company......
by laurence strong
Sat Jan 29, 2011 10:51 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: German uniform
Replies: 5
Views: 2255

Re: German uniform

And his rank is that of Oberleutnant or maybe Hauptmann