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by ahmedvonmuneeb
Mon May 15, 2006 1:15 am
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Germany's finest Hour
Replies: 29
Views: 6234

In my limited exposure to WW2 divisional actions, I would conjecture that Hasso von Manteuffel's defense of Targul Farmos (Rumania, I believe) in command of the Gross Deutschland division sometime in '44 was certainly one of the most masterful German victories ever, in terms of sheer efficacy, and e...
by ahmedvonmuneeb
Mon Apr 24, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Static (ersatz?) divisions
Replies: 9
Views: 12008

Wow, that's quite a comprehensive answer MarkD and rommel-gaj. Just a few more questions, would it also be common for these divisions to be equipped with obsolescent heavy weapons if any; such as Maxim 1910's and 50mm mortars? Also, I've often come across references to ost-truppen, but have always a...
by ahmedvonmuneeb
Sat Apr 15, 2006 7:48 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Static (ersatz?) divisions
Replies: 9
Views: 12008

Static (ersatz?) divisions

I'm sorry about making this post here, I simply couldn't find the sub-forum that said "Wehrmacht 1934 - 1945" anywhere on site. So here goes: What exactly made the static divisions used by Germany "static." I can understand the lack of motorization, but wasn't that the same as other leg divisions in...
by ahmedvonmuneeb
Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:01 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Panzer 38(t)-equipped formations
Replies: 7
Views: 2788

Thanl you, people. This should be more than enough for what I am doing.
by ahmedvonmuneeb
Sat Apr 01, 2006 3:14 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Panzer 38(t)-equipped formations
Replies: 7
Views: 2788

Panzer 38(t)-equipped formations

I don't know if these questions belong here, but they do pertain to a specific piece of machinery, so here goes: Is there a source of information on exactly how many Czech 38 and 35 tanks were pressed into German use? Also, which formations did the confiscated tanks go to? Did the Germans continue t...