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by Shadow
Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:30 pm
Forum: Feldgrau Published Authors
Topic: Feldgrau Author: Tom Houlihan
Replies: 38
Views: 21421

Re: Feldgrau Author: Tom Houlihan

Greetings Troops !! :D I have just received my copy of “Kriegsprache” by Thomas L. Houlihan III (better know to most of us as just plain “Tom”) and published by Maps at War, Lake Orion, Michigan. The book is a compilation of over 25,000 German Military (and period-specific) words, phrases and abbrev...
by Shadow
Mon Apr 06, 2009 5:34 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Shadowland Update
Replies: 12
Views: 1611

Re: Shadowland Update

Tom Houlihan wrote:It's freakin' SNOWING outside!! About an inch and a half so far, and more predicted!!
YIKES !! And I was only kidding !!

Will send shovels via Fed Ex soonest !!

(Hey !! What am I talking about ....... it never snows out here in Vancouver, Canada ....... we passed a by-law about that !! :[] )
by Shadow
Mon Apr 06, 2009 4:27 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Shadowland Update
Replies: 12
Views: 1611

Re: Shadowland Update

What would the forum do without it's Shadow??? Stand around in the sun? Greetings Michel !! :D Being the gentlemen that I know we are, we shall refrain from commenting on the previous poster's tawdry observation !! :D :wink: :D I'd think HE was the one spending too much time standing around under t...
by Shadow
Sun Apr 05, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 100 Le. ID in Russia.
Replies: 25
Views: 4288

Re: 100 Le. ID in Russia.

tigre wrote:Hello Shadow :D; thanks for your compliment and complement :wink:. All the best. Raúl M 8).
You're welcome !!

Good works deseves good words !!

:up: :up:
by Shadow
Sun Apr 05, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Shadowland Update
Replies: 12
Views: 1611

Re: Shadowland Update

Tom Houlihan wrote:At least she hasn't taken his computer away. :beer:
:shock: Ssshhhh !!!

If she finds out I've got access to this computer I'll be sending all my friends out there messages written in pencil and sent by mail !!! :(

And you all know how long that will take !!!!! :D :D :D
by Shadow
Sat Apr 04, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 100 Le. ID in Russia.
Replies: 25
Views: 4288

Re: 100 Le. ID in Russia.

Greetings Raúl !! :D Great pictures !! Thanks for sharing !! Always been interested in this unit. Too bad that by the end of 1942 it was battered down to a strength of 3 battalions of infantry at about 70% strength, 12 batteries of artillery (consisting of 43 guns), 6 batteries of 5 PAK and a Pionee...
by Shadow
Sat Apr 04, 2009 5:38 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Shadowland Update
Replies: 12
Views: 1611

Re: Shadowland Update

Greetings Paul !! :D

Thanks for your very kind words !!

The "living long and happily ever after" sounds REAL GOOD to me right now. :up: :up:

Wishing you and yours all the best,

John

(aka: Shadow - King of the Bedpan :D )
by Shadow
Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: Feldgrau Published Authors
Topic: Feldgrau Author: Tom Houlihan
Replies: 38
Views: 21421

Re: Feldgrau Author: Tom Houlihan

This has taken almost four years of work. I've received assistance, guidance and support (moral and otherwise) from several members of this forum. I thank you for that. The thanks, mentioned above, are most gracious. But, I can attest to the fact that 99% of Tom's book came solely from his own hard...
by Shadow
Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:53 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Shadowland Update
Replies: 12
Views: 1611

Re: Shadowland Update

phylo_roadking wrote:Let's hope he returns a Shadow of his former self! :up:
Greeetings "phylo_roadking" !! :D

Now that it's been proven that I have something between my ears, besides empty space, I plan to come back with a vengeance !! hahaha !! :wink:

Best regards my friend, :up: :up:

John
by Shadow
Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Shadowland Update
Replies: 12
Views: 1611

Re: Shadowland Update

He has jailers, er, nurses that stay with him. He says they have no sense of humor. I won't tell you what he did the other day, so that he and I could chat on the phone without interruption, but let's just say that he didn't take his sedative! :shock: I take the 5th Amendment !! I have no idea how ...
by Shadow
Sun Jan 04, 2009 12:01 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Korps Feldt info ?
Replies: 20
Views: 3523

Re: Korps Feldt info ?

As you do your research, you might want to take a peek at what the Combat Journal and daily intell estimate of the 82nd Airborne Division has to say for the Arnhem period - there is usually a wealth of OOB info in there plus if you can find the results of POW interrogations, there's even more good ...
by Shadow
Sat Jan 03, 2009 4:32 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Korps Feldt info ?
Replies: 20
Views: 3523

Re: Korps Feldt info ?

Hello "Dog who is Mad" !! :D :D If you do happen to get your hands on that microfilm and can dig up any more information on our "Korps Feldt" I'd be most gratefull if you could either post same or pass it on to me at my e-mail address: [email protected].ca Anything more that you can find would help fi...
by Shadow
Fri Jan 02, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Ersatz and Reserve division ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2973

Re: Ersatz and Reserve division ?

From what I can gather from Tessin, after these units were mobilized and sent to the front as regular infantry divisions, the affected Wehrkreise normally then had to reconstitute the replacement and training units, usually using the same number and at the same location, since troops still had to b...
by Shadow
Wed Dec 24, 2008 11:22 pm
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: Incidents from the battle of france 1940.
Replies: 106
Views: 38136

Re: Incidents from the battle of france 1940.

Thanks for sharing those little stories with us Sebastian, and go ahead please :wink: . Feliz Navidad - Feliz Natal - Frohe Weihnachten - Joyeux Noël - Merry Christmas. :D Cheers. Raúl M 8). Thanks Sebastian !! :D To all my comrades, here at Fedgrau - :D Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and health,...
by Shadow
Fri Dec 12, 2008 10:19 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Korps Feldt info ?
Replies: 20
Views: 3523

Re: Korps Feldt info ?

Other than the 4 rolls of films at NARA (short ones, too), is there any good information on Corps Feldt (1944, German border) ? thanks, Mad Dog Hi “MadDog” !! :D Sorry, but I have no uncontroversial information re: “Korps Feldt” (existed either from 12 Sept.44 to 28 Dec.44, or from 10 Aug.44 to 05 ...