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by Rudi S.
Sat Aug 30, 2008 8:47 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: "The Forgotten Soldier" by Guy Sajer
Replies: 315
Views: 113992

Re: "The Forgotten Soldier" by Guy Sajer

I agree wholeheartedly with the contents of Doug's Post. From my own experience, I can say that, as a plain landser, that I did not always know what really was going on. For example, during the Battle of Narva, we were called Kampfgruppe Böhrend - we, at least I, never knew that we were made part of...
by Rudi S.
Sun Jul 27, 2008 1:53 pm
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Herr Salvermoser
Replies: 13
Views: 3829

Re: Herr Salvermoser

To all of you who wished me a "Happy Birthday" I would like to express my sincerest THANK YOU . When I think back, when I was a young whippersnapper, I thought that to be in the 80s is ancient. I've changed my mind since then. I am doing OK, I'd say, better than OK. I am planning to hit the 100. I t...
by Rudi S.
Sat May 03, 2008 11:24 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Unknown Leutnant.
Replies: 6
Views: 2228

Re: Unknown Leutnant.

I believe, though very blurred, that the badge the Lt. is wearing is a wound badge.
Rudi S.
by Rudi S.
Sat May 03, 2008 8:39 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Unknown Leutnant.
Replies: 6
Views: 2228

Picture of AH and his Chief Pilot

I own a photograph of AH with his chief pilot, Hansl Baur (signed by the latter in 1938). However, I do not know hor to post it.
Help, please,
Rudi S.
by Rudi S.
Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Haen
Replies: 63
Views: 8166

Re: Haen

Hello HN,
I just found out (haven't been on "Feldgrau" for a while) about your health problems. Don't let it get you down! We are still tough, aren't we?
I am still doing OK - a little forgetful but otherwise no big problems (I hope).
Best greetings from Texas und gute Besserung,
Rudi S.
by Rudi S.
Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:05 pm
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: Flakvierling
Replies: 6
Views: 1592

Vierlings-MG

Tom,
Vierlings-MG was the designation of the weapon. However, it was commonly called Vierlingsflak as it was used mostly for shooting at airplanes (Flak = Flieger-Abwehr-Kanone).
Greetings,
Rudi S.
by Rudi S.
Sat Jan 19, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: Codenames?
Replies: 4
Views: 753

Namen

I agree with Jasons explanation.
Rudi S.
by Rudi S.
Tue Dec 11, 2007 10:16 am
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Grossdeutschland fuhrerquartieren cuff titled portrait!rudi?
Replies: 2
Views: 1566

Double Cuffs

I knew of the existence; however, by the time I had been assigned to the FBB, the 'Führerhauptquartier' cuff was not used anymore. During the period it was used, one could wear it only when at least 100 km away from the HQ. When I was assigned, I believe around January 1943, it was not issued anymor...
by Rudi S.
Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:54 pm
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: German Staff Position Translations
Replies: 3
Views: 2412

Translation

Hope this is helpful: Führungsgruppe im Generalstab des Heeres tactical group of a general staff section Generalinspektur der Panzertruppen Inspector General of Armed Forces Generalquartiermeister General Staff Officer Ib in charge of supply and administration at headquarters of field forces NS-Führ...
by Rudi S.
Thu Nov 22, 2007 3:54 pm
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Milan Lorman
Replies: 3
Views: 1721

Milan

I forgot to tell you: his story is at:

http://www.geocities.com/milan_lorman/m ... an_02.html

Rudi S.
by Rudi S.
Thu Nov 22, 2007 3:52 pm
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Milan Lorman
Replies: 3
Views: 1721

Lorman's e-mail address

I happened to find this on the internet:

[email protected]

It hopefully is still a valid one.

Rudi S.
by Rudi S.
Sat Nov 17, 2007 7:44 pm
Forum: Uniforms and Awards
Topic: identify unit, rank etc. from uniform
Replies: 16
Views: 6803

Decoration

The ribbon looks to me like the Kriegsverdienstmedaille - which in color would be red-white-black-white-red. His rank most likely is Unteroffizier. The ribbon above his left pocket may be the "Gefrierfleischorden", so called by the soldiers (or Winterschlacht 1941/42 Orden).
Gruesse,
Rudi S.
by Rudi S.
Tue Nov 13, 2007 6:42 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Valkyrie (upcoming film)
Replies: 60
Views: 19882

Valkyrie

Hello Klaus, I watched the video on the "youtube". It seems to me that the explosion of the bomb came from a concrete bunker. The fact is, that the meeting was not held in the bunker (for construction reason) but in a wooden barracks close by. Had it been inside the bunker, all present would have be...
by Rudi S.
Tue Nov 13, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Valkyrie (upcoming film)
Replies: 60
Views: 19882

Valkyrie

A couple of days ago, I received a telephone call from a member of the Munich-based film company "Loopfilm". He required about my knowledge of the happenings in the Wolfsschanze on 20 July 1944. He apparently has read an excerpt of my buddy's diary in which he dicussed the happenings in the Wolfssch...
by Rudi S.
Tue Nov 13, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Valkyrie (upcoming film)
Replies: 60
Views: 19882

Valkyrie

A couple of days ago, I received a telephone call from a member of the Munich-based film company "Loopfilm". He required about my knowledge of the happenings in the Wolfsschanze on 20 July 1944. He apparently has read an excerpt of my buddy's diary in which he dicussed the happenings in the Wolfssch...