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by Fox 2/23
Wed Sep 30, 2009 11:53 am
Forum: Uniforms and Awards
Topic: Which type of badge?
Replies: 6
Views: 1960

Re: Which type of badge?

thanks for the help friends
by Fox 2/23
Mon Sep 28, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: Uniforms and Awards
Topic: Which type of badge?
Replies: 6
Views: 1960

Which type of badge?

hello,

What type of combat badge would an SS infantry trooper in an armored reconaissance unit be eligible to recieve? General, Infantry or Tank? I appreciate any information available on this.
by Fox 2/23
Tue Sep 09, 2008 3:01 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Review: Victory Was Beyond Their Grasp
Replies: 21
Views: 6491

Re: Review: Victory Was Beyond Their Grasp

I thouroughly enjoyed Victory Was Beyond Their Grasp as well as Hell's Gate. So Mr. Nash, what will your next project cover? :D
by Fox 2/23
Mon Nov 14, 2005 4:15 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: who did the Wiking Division surrender to?
Replies: 5
Views: 1459

hi, yes I've read the Feldgrau bio for the 5th, I've also heard of the massacre at Dachau. I'm sure there were situations in those final days of the war where units became separated from one another. Some may have run into the Russians while others surrendered to the Americans. http://www.feldgrau.c...
by Fox 2/23
Sun Nov 13, 2005 2:32 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: who did the Wiking Division surrender to?
Replies: 5
Views: 1459

who did the Wiking Division surrender to?

hello, I have read conflicting accounts as to who the 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking surrendered to, the Americans or the Soviets? Any information would be appreciated, thank you.
by Fox 2/23
Mon May 02, 2005 12:52 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: question concerning issuance of bayonets in the Wehrmacht
Replies: 1
Views: 710

question concerning issuance of bayonets in the Wehrmacht

hello,
I'm trying to find out if the Wehrmacht(particularly Heer and Waffen SS) issued bayonets universally or only to soldiers whose rifle would accomodate one. thanks
by Fox 2/23
Mon Jul 19, 2004 9:16 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: question about Waffen SS units in Italy
Replies: 1
Views: 832

question about Waffen SS units in Italy

hello,
I am trying to find out which Waffen SS units served in Italy during the last year of the war. I know of the 16th Reichsfuhrer-SS Division, were there others? If so, does anyone know the dates and places? I appreciate any help offered.
thanks,
Fox
by Fox 2/23
Sat Feb 28, 2004 3:28 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Inferior Treads on Leopard II Panzer
Replies: 63
Views: 9621

Panzers in the Russian Republic

German tankers may find themselves once again on the snowy Russian steppes, fighting alonside their Russian comrades to save Europe from 800 million Chinese soldiers! How's that for a scenario! :wink:
by Fox 2/23
Fri Feb 27, 2004 3:54 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Why and then where..late war rifles
Replies: 5
Views: 1040

STG44's

I saw a photo of Ethiopian guerillas in the 1970's, one had an STG44, the guy next to him had an American M-14. I suspect there are a lot that just went "poof". From an American point of view, many probably crossed the Atlantic. I believe that one part of the Gun Control Act of 1968 granted a short ...
by Fox 2/23
Fri Feb 27, 2004 3:46 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Panzerfaust 60 question
Replies: 1
Views: 795

Panzerfaust 60 question

The panzerfaust 60 began production in September, 1944. I was trying to find out if this weapon was on the battlefield by the time of Operation Market-Garden which began on September 17th? Any info would be appreciated, thanks.
by Fox 2/23
Fri Feb 27, 2004 2:27 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: question on the Panzerfaust 60
Replies: 1
Views: 554

question on the Panzerfaust 60

hello, I have read that production of the Panzerfaust 60 began in September of 1944. I was wondering if any of these weapons may have been provided to the 9th and 10th SS divisions at Arnhem by the time of Operation Market-Garden? If anyone has any information on this I would appreciate it. thanks, ...
by Fox 2/23
Wed Nov 12, 2003 3:58 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: What was the height requirement for SS recruits?
Replies: 11
Views: 2860

height requirement

I heard that Himmler would allow noone shorter than he was from joining?
by Fox 2/23
Mon Nov 10, 2003 3:49 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: Famous SS Men Who Went on to Political Office?
Replies: 9
Views: 1497

Heinz Reinefarth

became a burgermeister(is that a mayor?) He was an SS general who held the Knights Cross with Oak Leaves and other awards.
by Fox 2/23
Mon Nov 10, 2003 3:44 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: Waffen SS M43 cap question
Replies: 0
Views: 486

Waffen SS M43 cap question

hello,
I'm curious to know if the the Waffen SS M43 style cap was manufactured in camoflage, or was it strictly black or field gray?
thank you
by Fox 2/23
Wed Oct 29, 2003 10:52 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: uniforms/personal equipment for Waffen SS half track crews?
Replies: 2
Views: 1381

uniforms/personal equipment for Waffen SS half track crews?

hello, I was wondering what types of uniforms, personal weapons and equipment were used by Waffen SS Sdkfz 251 crews? Did they wear standard uniforms(tunics/smocks/M44) or perhaps panzer coveralls? Any info or links would be appreciated, thank. ps: I tried to search this topic and could not find the...