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by alan newark
Fri May 29, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: German Female POWs in England
Replies: 0
Views: 2020

German Female POWs in England

Greetings All Just to ask...Some years ago I came across a UK newspaper article about a English woman who had learned of German female POWs, possibly nurses, held at a rural country house. Can anyone confirm from official German sources / WAst that such prisoners existed? One assumes that they must ...
by alan newark
Fri May 29, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Info needed - possible cavalry veteran
Replies: 0
Views: 1384

Info needed - possible cavalry veteran

Greetings all and apologies ref long silence. Please can anyone help ref KONRAD HEINRICH KLOSS, born Darmstadt, circa 1910 who - only information available - may have served in Finland with a Reiterkorps / cavalry corps or sub-unit? Moderator and self are struggling to think of such a German unit un...
by alan newark
Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Looking for info on Russian and allied PoW-camps
Replies: 7
Views: 6434

Re: Looking for info on Russian and allied PoW-camps

SEVEN YEARS AMONG PRISONERS OF WAR. By Chris Christiansen. Translated by Ida Egede Winther. Chris Christiansen joined the staff of the Danish YMCA in 1940 and spent the next 8 years involved in prisoner of war relief work. His book is divided into four sections; Part One describes his work among Al...
by alan newark
Sat Nov 03, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: Captivity of 18th SS 'Horst Wessel' Division
Replies: 0
Views: 2570

Captivity of 18th SS 'Horst Wessel' Division

Dear All Been a while. Hope all well and please can you guys help me? On behalf of a USA-based WWII forum editor I seek reciprocal liaison with anyone who can help with information about the surrender and disarming near Prague and, especially, the post-war captivity (in, e.g., the greater Moscow reg...
by alan newark
Sat Jul 21, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: USA, Sept 1945 Air Show of Captured German Aircraft
Replies: 3
Views: 3695

Re: USA, Sept 1945 Air Show of Captured German Aircraft

Hi, Florin

Apologies for delay and thanks for your interest and your questions...I have forwarded them to a Royal Air Force friend and will circulate to other buddies. Fingers crossed for a result...Thanks again and keep asking..we need folk like you..Al:->
by alan newark
Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:35 am
Forum: Heer
Topic: German Defences and Ops Utah Beach rear area
Replies: 1
Views: 2691

German Defences and Ops Utah Beach rear area

Hi all... Anyone have details of German defences and forces and, from the German perspective, the actual military operations of D-Day and immediate aftermath in and around the Utah Beach / Exit 3 causeway junction village of Audoville-la-Hubert? I also am interested in all aspects of the German occu...
by alan newark
Fri Jan 20, 2012 7:03 am
Forum: Heer
Topic: Hitler's 'Wolf Lair' to be tourist attraction
Replies: 2
Views: 2047

Re: Hitler's 'Wolf Lair' to be tourist attraction

And there's my 2 cents :->....:->
by alan newark
Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Heer
Topic: Hitler's 'Wolf Lair' to be tourist attraction
Replies: 2
Views: 2047

Hitler's 'Wolf Lair' to be tourist attraction

Hitler's 'Wolf Lair' hidden deep in Polish forest to be turned into major tourist attraction By Emma Reynolds Last updated at 12:14 PM on 19th January 2012 'Mr Wolf': Hitler used the now-ruined fortress to conduct meetings and escape air bombardments Adolf Hitler's secret 'Wolf Lair' set deep in th...
by alan newark
Fri Dec 30, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Revealed: Nazi spy was UK's first double-agent
Replies: 0
Views: 1391

Revealed: Nazi spy was UK's first double-agent

Revealed: Nazi spy was UK's first double-agent Father of Hollywood star helped Allies defeat Germany in World War II, authors say 12/27/2011 LONDON — A British engineer regarded for decades as a Nazi spy was really Britain's first double-agent who helped the Allies defeat Germany, according to a re...
by alan newark
Fri Dec 30, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: German wounded murdered in Crimea
Replies: 0
Views: 1767

German wounded murdered in Crimea

29 December 1941 (MONDAY) U.S.S.R.: The seaport town of Feodosia, on the shores of the Black Sea on the eastern Crimea, is the scene of new Soviet landings with troops of the 51st and 44th Armies. These forces along with those of the 26th Army at Kerch will pose a serious threat to the German Eleven...
by alan newark
Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: An intriguing foto.Spot& identify various items?
Replies: 5
Views: 2517

Re: An intriguing foto.Spot& identify various items?

Bitte..I was away from home over Xmas break, in a farm cottage near Stranraer in SW Scotland, with no Wi-fi, and my fone allows me to read e-mails but not to answer them so couldn't reply. Aye, fekkin collectors. Shoot 'em :-> :evil: I hope that you had a Stille und Heilige Nacht.....and that your N...
by alan newark
Tue Dec 20, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: baltics in italy
Replies: 7
Views: 5642

Re: baltics in italy

Hi, Lupo/guys Acccording to Osprey's 1983-2004 'Men At Arms' series work 'Partisan Warfare' by Peter Abbot and Dr Nigel Thomas (books.google.vo.uk\books?isbn=0850455138) there was a (un-named) Latvian Schuma battalion in Italy (when?) with others fighting partisans in, for example, 'Byelorussia and ...
by alan newark
Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: Heer
Topic: Vivid-new-Battle-Bulge-photos show both front life forsides
Replies: 2
Views: 2884

Re: Vivid-new-Battle-Bulge-photos show both front life forsides

Hi, Simon Thanks for the heads up and good to re-connect. Been a while. I stand corrected but just forwarded the item as received. Being a journo I should know not to believe owt just because its in the papers :->. In the Press and Media terms like 'exclusive' and 'new' must be viewed with a jaundic...