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by grumblejones
Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: War Crimes
Topic: German naval deserters shot by Kriegsmarine after WW2
Replies: 9
Views: 796

Re: German naval deserters shot by Kriegsmarine after WW2

Charles Whiting describes the executions of Seaman Glasmacher and Petty Officer Beck in his book, THE END OF THE WAR Europe: April 15-May 23, 1945.
by grumblejones
Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:43 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Waffen SS ? Cuff Band / Uniform Identification
Replies: 4
Views: 2624

Re: Waffen SS ? Cuff Band / Uniform Identification

The only guess that I would hazard here is that these fellows are members of the Technische Nothilfe. The Service Caps, collar tabs, uniform cut, and cuffband all seem suggestive of that branch, but the photo lacks the detail to confirm this.
by grumblejones
Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: Wargames
Topic: Any other first person wargames besides CoD and MoH?
Replies: 6
Views: 5576

Re: Any other first person wargames besides CoD and MoH?

Sniper Elite for Playstation 2 is a great first person shooter, where you are an OSS sniper disguised as a German sent to Berlin in the final hours to secure some German scientist.

Great fun!
by grumblejones
Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: What do you read at the moment?
Replies: 139
Views: 25454

Re: What do you read at the moment?

Reading the Tank Battle at Praga July - Sept. 1944 by Leandoer & Ekholm Publishing.
by grumblejones
Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: SDKFZ MP44 What Unit ? Pzr Grnd SS ?
Replies: 3
Views: 2907

Re: SDKFZ MP44 What Unit ? Pzr Grnd SS ?

A cuffband is clearly visible on the left sleeve of the trooper on the far left. This would be consistent with an SS unit. The tactical symbol on the front of the halftrack denotes Armored Infantry...aka Panzer Grenadier. The R beside the symbol may indicate the halftrack is part of a command unit. ...
by grumblejones
Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: Wargames
Topic: Are you a wargamer?
Replies: 63
Views: 34543

Re: Are you a wargamer?

Been a gamer since the age of 5, when I got my first set of Britians Confederate infantry. Over the years, I have spent considerable time with tabletop gaming (Airfix, ESCI, Atlantic, Revell miniatures). I also collect and paint 15mm American Civil War (primarily Old Glory minis). I also collected (...