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by John Hilly
Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:59 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: German Artillary
Replies: 53
Views: 20268

Re: German Artillery

John W. Howard wrote:Good thread Raul!!
Can the title be corrected? Artillary breaks my mind. :evil:

With best,
Juha-Pekka :beer:
by John Hilly
Sat Nov 05, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Werner Mölders
Replies: 47
Views: 21997

Re: Werner Mölders

tigre wrote:This worked because shortly after I got my first victory while pursuing two rats that were heading towards the sea,
Not rats, but Soviet "Ratas", meaning I-16s. 8)

Cheers
Juha-Pekka :beer:
by John Hilly
Thu Sep 15, 2011 1:13 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Explosive New Book about Kursk Coming out in May
Replies: 48
Views: 18160

Re: Explosive New Book about Kursk Coming out in May

Thanks for the link, mconrad! :D

Greets
Juha-Pekka :beer:
by John Hilly
Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:12 am
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: ?? on 1st Ukrainian Front tank strength in Dec.43-Jan.44
Replies: 9
Views: 6331

Re: ?? on 1st Ukrainian Front tank strength in Dec.43-Jan.44

Great stuff! :up:

Havy you got any idea of the 3rd Gds Tank Army's great losses of SPGs? :?:
On 22nd December 1943: 7 SU-152, 5 SU-122, 92 SU-85. Total 104!
On 1st January 1944: 12 SPGs! :shock: More than 4 Regiments lost (or transferred?) ??

With best regards
Juha-Pekka :beer:
by John Hilly
Wed Feb 23, 2011 2:42 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: 120mm Mortars
Replies: 8
Views: 6221

Re: 120mm Mortars

Also Finland developed their own 120 mm mortar by Tampella, the 120 Krh/40 (120 mm mortar model 1940). :!:

Introduce and comparation with the Soviet 120-HM 38 (stongly recommended :up: ) here:
http://www.jaegerplatoon.net/MORTARS6.htm

Greets
Johnny B. Goode :[]
by John Hilly
Sun Dec 19, 2010 6:29 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: StuG.III & Marder III in SS PzGr.Div in Jan.-Feb.1943
Replies: 7
Views: 3936

Re: StuG.III & Marder III in SS PzGr.Div in Jan.-Feb.1943

The early Tiger company (the three SS-PzGr.Rgt and Inf.Div. GD only) were equipped 10-15 Panzer III Ausf.J (5cm short or long?). Don't forget that also schwere Pz.Abteilung 501, 502 and 503 got their first Tigers with Pz.IIIs - I thought were Ausf.L. Soon they were replaced with Pz.III Ausf.N, with...
by John Hilly
Sat Dec 18, 2010 1:26 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: StuG.III & Marder III in SS PzGr.Div in Jan.-Feb.1943
Replies: 7
Views: 3936

Re: StuG.III & Marder III in SS PzGr.Div in Jan.-Feb.1943

Thanks for your effort. A question though: SS-PanzerGrenadier-Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler - OberGruppenFührer J. Dietrich ---8 x PzVIE Tiger, 45 x Pz.IVG, 10 x Pz.IIIJ , 10 x Pz.IIF (I., II. / SS-Panzer-Regiment.1) 10 x Pz.IIIJ . Never heard of III J (i know L, M and N), but J? :? With be...
by John Hilly
Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:52 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: SS-Infantry Division (mot.) "Wiking" in the Caucas
Replies: 36
Views: 18684

Re: SS-Infantry Division (mot.) "Wiking" in the Caucas

werfermann wrote:Hi Guys ,here are 2 photos from my collection 5th SS in the Caucasus 1942
Werfermann ...
Thanks for these pic's and refressing this topic! :D

Greets
Juha-Pekka :beer:
by John Hilly
Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:07 am
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Lorried Inf Bde in Brit Armd Divs
Replies: 5
Views: 3935

Re: Lorried Inf Bde in Brit Armd Divs

Here's somethig more... The 7th Armoured Division. Exellent data of the Lorried, also!

http://www.ian.a.paterson.btinternet.co.uk/index.htm

Greets
Johnny B. Goode :beer:
by John Hilly
Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:25 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: Information request about Division Wiking
Replies: 6
Views: 2311

Re: Information request about Division Wiking

Hello Claudia! :D Here's my translation of Finnish etc. history books of the battles Your father was involved (not by name, but giving the hardships he had to go through). In which Regiment of the SS-Wiking was he, Germania is my quess? http://www.feldgrau.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=20364 With b...
by John Hilly
Wed Jun 16, 2010 11:39 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: What german Parachute divisions fought in Normandy
Replies: 3
Views: 813

Re: What german Parachute divisions fought in Normandy

On 6th of June there were only 6. Parachute Regiment, and 91. Airbourne division, which was reformed as normal Infantry Division.
Greets
Johnny B. Goode :[]
by John Hilly
Fri May 21, 2010 2:29 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: Finnish SS-Company was born again in the autumn of 1944
Replies: 16
Views: 8372

Re: Finnish SS-Company was born again in the autumn of 1944

Long time, no see!
I've looked at the article in Suomen sotilas. It is a real extraordinary story. I'll try to translate at least parts of if. Lord give me strenght, time and patience! :[]
Greets
Juha :beer:
by John Hilly
Thu May 20, 2010 10:27 am
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: Amphibious Assaults in the Eastern front
Replies: 15
Views: 4297

Re: Amphibious Assaults in the Eastern front

Hello everyone! :D

Coud someone tell us something about the Soviet landings in the lake of Ladoga?
The first one in 1941 was a total catastrophe, the second in 1944 a success.

Thanks to You Tigré for srarting this topic! :up:

Greets
Juha
by John Hilly
Sun Mar 07, 2010 11:58 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: Finnish SS-Company was born again in the autumn of 1944
Replies: 16
Views: 8372

Re: Finnish SS-Company was born again in the autumn of 1944

Sorry, I can't help you right now. I don't have the material at home, and as I wrote before I'm going to hospital for a big surgery, so I won't be around for a while. I hope some other Finn will help you, because we have many books referring to these incidents. By the way. Some of the men went back ...