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by laurence strong
Tue Jul 29, 2008 12:23 am
Forum: Operational Map Project & Archival Research
Topic: German Army plans and Administrative orders
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German Army plans and Administrative orders

As part of an ongoing project I wish to find the following: “Mobilmachungsplan fur das Heer” of 12th march 1937 As well I am looking for the following orders amongst other's: Vfg v. the OKW of the 5. 8. 1941 (MV41, no. 556) Vfg v. 13t.9.1939 (S Bd. 11/1939, Nr 461) Vfg v. 13. 9.1939 (HM 40th Nr 831)...
by laurence strong
Wed Jul 16, 2008 6:06 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Panzerbeobachswagen Panther
Replies: 16
Views: 3565

Re: Panzerbeobachswagen Panther

I have been wondering what he means by "Atrillery specific equiptment". Back then all you had was a map, binoculars, a compass and a radio or 2. We still shoot like that for the most part, though laser range finders are now used instead of estimating distance to target.
by laurence strong
Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:57 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Panzerbeobachswagen Panther
Replies: 16
Views: 3565

Re: Panzerbeobachswagen Panther

From what I can find, only a single trials vehicle was built/converted.
by laurence strong
Fri Jun 27, 2008 5:57 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: What do you read at the moment?
Replies: 139
Views: 31414

Re: What do you read at the moment?

"Chechen Jihad" by Yossef Bodansky. It’s quite and interesting read, especially when you come to the part where they are involved in A-stan. Including Pakistan's involvement up to and including having several thousand troops fighting there against the US and the Northern Alliance.
by laurence strong
Sun Jun 15, 2008 7:18 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Death....
Replies: 46
Views: 6649

Re: Death....

Well I would like to think that there is an afterlife..Who would not? But what I do know from personal experience is that coming to the door is rather unremarkable...you concentrate on whets going on around you at the time. In my case #68 was called instead of #69 and I had to make the walk back to ...
by laurence strong
Fri Jun 13, 2008 11:44 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Death....
Replies: 46
Views: 6649

Re: Death....

Death....something that is coming closer by the day :(
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