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by KlemenL
Tue May 03, 2005 4:10 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: SS units in Norway
Replies: 14
Views: 2175

Right now I can only confirm that 9. SS-Inf-Rgt. was sent to Kirkenes/Vardö as SS-Totenkopf-Standarte K in 1940 and later expanded into a full regiment. Thank you for this info, Jason. However what I wanted to know here is when did these SS-Standarte arrived in Northern Norway? or let me re-phrase ...
by KlemenL
Sun May 01, 2005 5:28 pm
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Murge division
Replies: 6
Views: 3097

I read reports this unit had quite be destroyed by Yugo partisans in February 1943...it seems me a very hard result in fightings against irregular forces I believe that a large body of the Division Murge was wiped out during the partisan ambush and not the entire Italian divison. I think it was a m...
by KlemenL
Sun May 01, 2005 4:58 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: SS units in Norway
Replies: 14
Views: 2175

"What funny is that the 23rd SS Pz-Gren. Regiment 'Norge', of which my Opa was a rifleman, was meant to be a unit of Norwegen volenteers, but it was set up in Croatia and consisted of mostly Yugoslavians, such as my grandfather." Agricola, where (was) is your grandfather from? Was he a Croatian Vol...
by KlemenL
Sun May 01, 2005 4:51 pm
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: ANZAC Day
Replies: 17
Views: 2386

The Australian HERALD SUN has on 20th April published a special commemorative issue called THE GALLIPOLI DIARIES with stories of six Australians who survived the Gallipoli campaign. It is very good and interesting reading with superb maps and many pictures never seen before. Highly recommend to anyo...
by KlemenL
Sun May 01, 2005 4:48 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: USS Liberty
Replies: 95
Views: 10529

Jeez Walter don't say death penalty,some Europeans will wet thier pants. Well since we have walked a long way from USS Liberty let me just say that I personally don't care whether State of Florida decides to legalize a concealed weapon or not. Nor I don't have any opinion about death penalty. I rec...
by KlemenL
Sun May 01, 2005 4:28 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: translation from French to English
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

Hi Christian! My conviction that Fourragère can also be translated as Cord came from this website, which say: Shoulders Need Love Too: The history of cords/fourrageres By: C/ Capt. Nicholas Schaeffer "What is that little rope on his shoulder and where does it come from?" I'm sure many cadets, new an...
by KlemenL
Sat Apr 30, 2005 8:23 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: translation from French to English
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

Hi Marc! Fourragere awarding ceremony I believe the alternative to the Fourragere awarding ceremony would be the Cord awarding ceremony . From my English dictionary: Four·ra·gère - An ornamental braided cord usually looped around the left shoulder of a uniform, sometimes awarded to an entire militar...
by KlemenL
Thu Apr 21, 2005 5:00 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: USS Liberty
Replies: 95
Views: 10529

Now that's kind of a lame excuse,first of all this are AMERICANS first,that what irkeds the people.If you take this position than how much would we have to give other nations because we have plenty more successful people of other religions contributing. Naturally 5.7 million American Jews cannot co...
by KlemenL
Thu Apr 21, 2005 1:28 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: USS Liberty
Replies: 95
Views: 10529

It's an open secret that Israel's lobby is the biggest and most powerfull one in the US Congress.Since they cover it unilaterely none of them dares to oppose Israel publicly. Well, it would be ncie to ask yourselve first how much do American jewish community contribuite to the overall US national b...
by KlemenL
Thu Apr 21, 2005 1:17 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: "German Military Presence in Italy 1943/1945"
Replies: 9
Views: 1325

You are right, few exception aside, you can actually see the original documents in Berlin (WASt and Bundesarchiv) or in Freiburg (Bundesarchiv-Militärarchiv). In a few cases, however, you can find some of the docs in US NARA German microfilms. Yes, I thought so. It did strike me as a bit unusual fo...
by KlemenL
Thu Apr 21, 2005 9:09 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Habemus Papam!
Replies: 18
Views: 3534

Klemen, that stupidity is exactly what we are trying to fight here. Real facts, not made up facts!
Eh? :?:
by KlemenL
Thu Apr 21, 2005 9:04 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: "German Military Presence in Italy 1943/1945"
Replies: 9
Views: 1325

This is definately interesting and most useful website. Soe of my friends who are interested in OZAK are definately going to have a field day with this searchable database. I personally didn't have any troubles to find what I was looking. Perhaps the most difficult it was to find at first something ...
by KlemenL
Thu Apr 21, 2005 8:44 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Looking for published memoirs of Waffen SS vets.
Replies: 43
Views: 10553

Hans Rohr : " Kriegstagebuch eines Gebirgsjäger [/b]; Selbstverlag, Paternion 1985. A 516-page long memoires by Leutnant (Hauptmann) HANS ROHR (Ritterkreuzträger from Narvik 1940) from Austrian Carinthia, describing in details his campaigns in World War II with many never published photographs from...
by KlemenL
Thu Apr 21, 2005 8:26 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Habemus Papam!
Replies: 18
Views: 3534

Ratzinger was born in Marktl am Inn, in Bavaria, the second son and youngest child of Joseph Ratzinger, Sr. and his wife, Maria, who was employed as a barmaid. His father was a police officer who served in both the Bavarian State Police (Landespolizei) and the national Order Police (Ordnungspolizei...
by KlemenL
Tue Apr 19, 2005 11:42 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Habemus Papam!
Replies: 18
Views: 3534

Some more interesting facts about Benedict XV. I didn't know it was he who established the famous bureau of communication for prisoners of war! Pope Benedict XV. [arms of Pope Benedict XV] (Giacomo della Chiesa) (1914-1922) Born Pegli, Italy, 1854; died Rome, Italy. Nuncio to Spain, privy chamberlai...