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by panzermahn
Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:51 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Japan endeavours to flight to Europe, 1941-1945
Replies: 2
Views: 1277

Re: Japan endeavours to flight to Europe, 1941-1945

Hello Gentlemen, I knew there was at least an endeavour, by the Japanese, to sent an aircraft from Far East to Europe during the war by that it failed. Do you know anything about this episode or other similar attemps? Thank you EC There were several successful trips made by Italian aircraft with It...
by panzermahn
Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:48 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Pictures of Japanese volunteers and other asiatic soldiers
Replies: 7
Views: 2579

There is a picture of Oberjunker Wego Chiang Wei-Kuo, son of Chinese NAtionalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek, serving in a Heer Gebirgsdivision.. He served during the Austrian Anschluss in 1938 but return home to China in 1939. In the 80s, he was the commander of Taiwan's panzer troops and Chiang Wei-Kuo...
by panzermahn
Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:44 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Spanish volunteers in Holland/ Operation Market Garden???
Replies: 3
Views: 1544

For any interesting tidbit,

there were several Spanish volunteers in the 17th Luftwaffe Field Division during Battle of Normandy

Regards
Panzermahn
by panzermahn
Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:41 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Final defence of Berlin
Replies: 97
Views: 38928

Coming back to the foreign volunteers fighting for the defense of Berlin, to my knowledge a) 350+ Frenchmen from the former Charlemagne Division (commanded by Brigadefuehrer Gustav Krukenberg and led by Hstuf Fenet) b) 80+ Latvians from the 15th SS Fusilier Company (Latvian) commanded by Ostuf Neila...
by panzermahn
Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:28 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: May 9, 45: Free French and French Waffen SS
Replies: 27
Views: 6095

Re: May 9, 45: Free French and French Waffen SS

Early May 1945, somewhere in Southern Germany, 12 French from the 33 Waffen SS Grenadier Division “Charlemagne” surrendered to US troops. A bit puzzled about what to do with them, the Americans transferred those POW to a unit of the Free French 2nd Armored Division that passed by there. Being puzzl...
by panzermahn
Thu Jan 29, 2004 3:36 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: SS-Division Charlemagne
Replies: 17
Views: 7110

i would like to know whether the rumour of a Japanese volunteer in Charlemagne division is true or not