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by PA. Dutchman
Sat Mar 24, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: A friend was telling tonight his first really GREAT
Replies: 0
Views: 2007

A friend was telling tonight his first really GREAT

A friend was telling us tonight that his first really GREAT scope for one of his hunting rifles came from Germany. It was new when he purchased it years ago. I has a small swastika on the base of the scope. It maybe something before I get to see it however his entire family was present for a gatheri...
by PA. Dutchman
Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Friedrich von Paulus - children ??
Replies: 7
Views: 6370

Re: Friedrich von Paulus - children ??

I just rented a documentary and the Camp Commandant Amon Goeth from the Death Camp in Schinder's List had a daughter. Her mother kept her father's identity from her for many years, only telling her that her father was killed in the war. When she found out, and she is in the documentary and speaks fo...
by PA. Dutchman
Mon Feb 20, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Veteran Accounts of the Tokarev SVT-38/40 in German Service?
Replies: 1
Views: 3538

Re: Veteran Accounts of the Tokarev SVT-38/40 in German Service?

This gives a little indication of the use of the Automatic Rifle by the Germans based on a smaller scale from captured examples. http://ww2db.com/weapon.php?q=59 During WW2, Finnish and German forces also used SVT-40 semi-automatic rifles on a smaller scale, all from captured examples. Finland captu...
by PA. Dutchman
Mon May 23, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: War Crimes
Topic: German naval deserters shot by Kriegsmarine after WW2
Replies: 9
Views: 770

Re: German naval deserters shot by Kriegsmarine after WW2

Here is the movie that was made a few years ago. Here is the movie you mentioned. 5th Day of Peace Dio è con noi(1972) PG During the days after World War II, two out-of-uniform German soldiers roaming the battle-scarred landscape end up court-martialed for desertion and condemned to die -- despite a...
by PA. Dutchman
Mon May 23, 2011 8:59 pm
Forum: War Crimes
Topic: German naval deserters shot by Kriegsmarine after WW2
Replies: 9
Views: 770

Re: German naval deserters shot by Kriegsmarine after WW2

You should be able to bring up the entire story as a PDFile at this link,

http://www.wlu.ca/lcmsds/cmh/back%20iss ... ontrol.pdf
by PA. Dutchman
Mon May 16, 2011 10:02 pm
Forum: Verboten! - Off topic content
Topic: E 25 by my friend won 2 nd Place.
Replies: 0
Views: 3558

E 25 by my friend won 2 nd Place.

E 25 by my friend won 2 nd Place.
by PA. Dutchman
Mon May 16, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: Verboten! - Off topic content
Topic: a second one my friend has put together
Replies: 0
Views: 3542

a second one my friend has put together

his is a second one my friend has put together recently.
by PA. Dutchman
Mon May 16, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: Verboten! - Off topic content
Topic: A friend of mine put this together and painted them. He
Replies: 2
Views: 4149

A friend of mine put this together and painted them. He

A friend of mine put this together and painted them. He has won several competitions.
by PA. Dutchman
Sat Dec 11, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: War Crimes
Topic: War Crime?
Replies: 1
Views: 446

Re: War Crime?

This might give you some idea what is considered a war crime.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuremberg_Principles
by PA. Dutchman
Sat Dec 11, 2010 6:10 pm
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Norden bombsight
Replies: 3
Views: 2858

Re: Norden bombsight

It would appear German Agents had the Norden bombsight blue prints, they improved it and had their own design. An easier to use and better working bombsight.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lotfernrohr_7
by PA. Dutchman
Sat Dec 04, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: POW escapes
Replies: 13
Views: 6181

Re: POW escapes

This gives a little more about Cornelius Rost. He seemed to want to stay out of the spot light. He had some fears authorities might turn him over to the Russians again or the Russian might do something to him.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornelius_Rost
by PA. Dutchman
Sun Oct 10, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Werner Goering, the nephew of Luftwaffe chief Herman Goering
Replies: 5
Views: 4622

Re: Werner Goering, the nephew of Luftwaffe chief Herman Goering

Just this morning I was watching a History special and it mentioned William and his mother living in England in a rented home. They did not pay their rent and the day they suppose to show up at the Magistrate they had left for the USA. I don't think he was very popular or trusted here either. This r...
by PA. Dutchman
Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Werner Goering, the nephew of Luftwaffe chief Herman Goering
Replies: 5
Views: 4622

Werner Goering, the nephew of Luftwaffe chief Herman Goering

http://ww2f.com/wwii-general/24684-relatives-war.html Werner Goering, the nephew of Luftwaffe chief Herman Goering, and an American citizen, flew bombing missions over Germany as a command pilot for the 303rd Bomb Group. He was accompanied by his copilot, Jack Rencher, a sharpshooting, straight-talk...
by PA. Dutchman
Fri Sep 03, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: Verboten! - Off topic content
Topic: Military Channel on Fios TV provider,
Replies: 0
Views: 3519

Military Channel on Fios TV provider,

We recently changed our TV provider to Verizon Fios. They carry the Military Channel on thier service. If you live in a country or area and can get a TV service provider that carries the Military Channel they have some excellent programs. Today they are broadcasting the story of the German U-Boat Se...
by PA. Dutchman
Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:21 pm
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: POW escapes
Replies: 13
Views: 6181

Re: POW escapes

Dear G.B., I know the DVD have Global zones. Amazon in the USA would probably sell this DVD "As far as my feet will carry me". I would not know if they could sell you the DVD for your zone, but if you do a search it should come up. I purchased the DVDs of the movies "Stalingrad and Das Boot" here in...