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by tigre
Thu Aug 18, 2022 4:48 pm
Forum: Kriegsmarine
Topic: Kriegsmarine Surface Raiders
Replies: 8
Views: 5438

Re: Kriegsmarine Surface Raiders

Hello to all :D; a complement................................... Prinz Eugen - Gotenhafen ​May 1941​! Prior "Rheinübung", Admiral Lütjens visits the Prinz Eugen. Source: https://picclick.de/Foto-Admiral-Besichtigung-Schwerer-Kreuzer-PRINZ-EUGEN-Gotenhafen-223119802403.html https://www.ebay.ch/itm/Fo...
by tigre
Wed Aug 17, 2022 4:08 pm
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: Drama in Szczekociny 1939.
Replies: 10
Views: 801

Re: Drama in Szczekociny 1939.

Hello to all :D; more............................. Drama in Szczekociny -September 1939. Fight for Szczekociny. The Germans had already overpowered the crossing and the brigade crossed the Pilica at night under dramatic circumstances. The retreating Polish troops managed to destroy the bridge over t...
by tigre
Wed Aug 17, 2022 3:30 pm
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg
Replies: 19
Views: 6022

Re: Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg

Hello to all :D; more............................ Stauffenberg - The Hitler Years. The bomb is ticking - Georg Elser is serious But only one person put his ideas into practice at the time: Georg Elser. He mistrusted Hitler from the start. After the Sudeten Crisis in 1938, Elser decided to kill Hitle...
by tigre
Tue Aug 16, 2022 3:03 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 305 infanterie-division
Replies: 6
Views: 1460

Re: 305 infanterie-division

Hello to all :D; more............................. Eine deutsche Division in Russland und Italien - 305. Infanteriedivision 1941 – 1945. Kalatsch 1942. In preparation for the 6th Army's attack on Kalach, on 27 July, IR 576 moved south to attack Russian forces west of Kalach. At first the regiment wa...
by tigre
Fri Aug 12, 2022 8:20 pm
Forum: Kriegsmarine
Topic: Highly Theoretical--Commerce Raiding!
Replies: 26
Views: 11259

Re: Highly Theoretical--Commerce Raiding!

Hello to all :D; just a complement........................... Three "tools" of Commerce Raiding!. From Admiral Scheer: "HSK8 Schiff 41" (Kormoran) was first seen on March 16, 1941 at 0708 hours. A submarine was observed diving. Twenty minutes later, she reappeared again. She was U 124. The U-boat wa...
by tigre
Wed Aug 10, 2022 8:46 pm
Forum: Kriegsmarine
Topic: Kriegsmarine Surface Raiders
Replies: 8
Views: 5438

Re: Kriegsmarine Surface Raiders

Hello to all :D; a complement................................... Prinz Eugen - Gotenhafen ​May 1941​! Prior to "Rheinübung" officers of the "Prinz Eugen" wait for the visit of Admiral Lütjens. The ​watch officer (see chest badge) ​Oblt.z.S. von Stülpnagel, but I could not find this officer in the HM...
by tigre
Wed Aug 10, 2022 11:02 am
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: Drama in Szczekociny 1939.
Replies: 10
Views: 801

Re: Drama in Szczekociny 1939.

Hello to all :D; more............................. Drama in Szczekociny -September 1939. Fight for Szczekociny. The attack was repulsed by anti-tank gun fire, but then more enemy forces arrived from the west. Despite the fact that Captain Matuszek organized an anti-tank obstacle using anti-tank weap...
by tigre
Wed Aug 10, 2022 9:48 am
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg
Replies: 19
Views: 6022

Re: Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg

Hello to all :D; more............................ Stauffenberg - The Hitler Years. Shortly after the marriage, Berthold Graf von Stauffenberg rose to the forefront of German lawyers. His twin brother, Professor Alexander Graf von Stauffenberg, had become one of the best-known and intrepid German his...
by tigre
Tue Aug 09, 2022 10:21 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Schartenbrecher!
Replies: 4
Views: 1573

Re: Schartenbrecher!

Hello Alan :D; good to hear on you............................... Schartenbrecher A "scharten" is a notch or nick in something. like an embrasure, loophole. Well AFAIK this name came as the gun was originally designed for use against the French Maginot Line defences (bunkers, casemates, pillboxes), ...
by tigre
Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:02 am
Forum: Heer
Topic: Panzer Regiment 6 1935-1939.
Replies: 3
Views: 369

Re: Panzer Regiment 6 1935-1939.

Hello to all :D; more................................... Panzer Regiment 6, from creation to the Polish campaign. In addition, 9 officers and 335 non-commissioned officers and soldiers had to be transferred to Zinten in Wehrkreis I to organize the I./ PR 10. The Commander of the II. Abteilung, Major...
by tigre
Tue Aug 09, 2022 10:51 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 305 infanterie-division
Replies: 6
Views: 1460

Re: 305 infanterie-division

Hello to all :D; more............................. Eine deutsche Division in Russland und Italien - 305. Infanteriedivision 1941 – 1945. Unternehmen “Blau”. On June 30, 1942, the German offensive for the division began. It advanced towards the Oskol and reached the area west of Rossosh on July 8. On...
by tigre
Mon Aug 08, 2022 9:22 am
Forum: World War I
Topic: Togo 1914.
Replies: 4
Views: 327

Re: Togo 1914.

Hello to all :D; more....................................... The 1914 war in Togo as seen by a German combatant. We slowly fell back towards Kamina. This meant the end of the fighting. When we arrived at Kamina four days after the battle of Chra (Aug 26), all nine radio antennas were lying on the gr...
by tigre
Sat Aug 06, 2022 10:22 am
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Favourite Knights Cross Action
Replies: 96
Views: 210814

Re: Favourite Knights Cross Action

Hello to all :D; a little more.......................... Hugo Primozic (February 16, 1914 Backnang/Württemberg - March 18, 1996 Fulda/Hesse). Knight's Cross as Wachtmeister and Zugführer, II. Zug, 2. Batterie, Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 667. Awarded on September 19, 1942 for destroying 45 enemy tanks d...
by tigre
Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:32 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 26 ID at Voncq - 9 and 10 jun 1940.
Replies: 12
Views: 3339

Re: 26 ID at Voncq - 9 and 10 jun 1940.

Hello to all :D; a little more.................

Sector of Semuy - Voncq 1940.

Source: http://www.ardennes1940aceuxquiontresis ... ge_id=2383

Cheers. Raúl M 8-).
by tigre
Wed Aug 03, 2022 10:54 am
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: Drama in Szczekociny 1939.
Replies: 10
Views: 801

Re: Drama in Szczekociny 1939.

Hello to all :D; more............................. Drama in Szczekociny -September 1939. Fight for Szczekociny. Detailed activities of the units of the BK "Krakow" on September 3, although historians differ in the description of the day and night fights (from September 3/4) for the city of Szczekoci...