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by PA. Dutchman
Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:52 pm
Forum: World War I
Topic: UK's German war dead cemetery and German POWs on Raasay
Replies: 6
Views: 4514

Re: UK's German war dead cemetery and German POWs on Raasay

These are two files I rented, both based on true stories. The First is about the Christmas truce when Germans, Scots and French troops put thier arms aside to celebrate Christmas. Joyeux Noel 2005 British, French and German soldiers lay down their rifles and celebrate Christmas together between thei...
by PA. Dutchman
Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: KG200, Facts & Fiction
Replies: 7
Views: 6284

Re: KG200, Facts & Fiction

Captured Douglas DC-2,

NA+LA, used by the German General Christiansen as his personal Transport in 1940. This DC-2 was at Schiphol, Amstrerdam airport, previously flying with KLM with the civil codes PH-AKT.
by PA. Dutchman
Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: KG200, Facts & Fiction
Replies: 7
Views: 6284

Re: KG200, Facts & Fiction

Supermarine Spitfire in Germna Luftwaffe Nazi markings

During the war it was inevitable that Allied aircraft would fall into the hands of the Luftwaffe or its allies due to accidents , pilot error, or from careful reconstructions of crashed aircraft.
by PA. Dutchman
Wed Aug 11, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: KG200, Facts & Fiction
Replies: 7
Views: 6284

Re: KG200, Facts & Fiction

B-17F-27-BO "Wulf Hound" First Fortress captured by Germans was B-17F-27-BO "Wulf Hound" (41-24585) from 360BS 303BG "Hell's Angels". Damaged by German fighters during bombing run 12th of December 1942 and heavily damaged during return flight by Bf 110 from NJG 1. Pilot of B-17 Lieutenant Flickinge...
by PA. Dutchman
Wed Aug 11, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: KG200, Facts & Fiction
Replies: 7
Views: 6284

Re: KG200, Facts & Fiction

Flown by 2nd Lt. William E. Roach of 358th Squadron/355th Fighter Group/8th Air Force. Roach was on his third mission on November 7, 1943 while escorting B-17's of the 8th Airforce's 1st and 3rd Air Divisions. Becoming disoriented in poor weather, with fuel running low and after watching the squadr...
by PA. Dutchman
Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:02 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: KG200, Facts & Fiction
Replies: 7
Views: 6284

Re: KG200, Facts & Fiction

Here are a few links that cover the subject of the KG200 http://www.kg200.org/historyac1.html (This link has a number of actual photos of the B-17s used by Germany during the war. http://www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/LRG/b17fortress.html (This link names a number of the B-17s captured and used by Ge...
by PA. Dutchman
Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: Philately and Currency
Topic: Stolen Gold -Cossack Bank at Lienz
Replies: 1
Views: 4655

Re: Stolen Gold -Cossack Bank at Lienz

This link seems to give a great deal of information concerning the entire event.

http://www.holycross-hermitage.com/page ... ssacks.htm
by PA. Dutchman
Sun Aug 08, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Favorite German plane
Replies: 65
Views: 22564

Re: Favorite German plane

If you do a search you will find that after the US and England Germany flew the most B-17s. There is plenty of information and photos on the Internet confirming and even listing the actual B-17 captured during the War. Germany used them in several ways including dropping people behind Allied lines. ...
by PA. Dutchman
Sat Jul 31, 2010 8:49 am
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Favorite German plane
Replies: 65
Views: 22564

Re: Favorite German plane

I recently replaced a PC that crashed and in restoring my files I came upon my other photos of the ME 262 at the Museum here in PA.
by PA. Dutchman
Fri Jul 30, 2010 3:23 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Favorite German plane
Replies: 65
Views: 22564

Re: Favorite German plane ME 262 Calendar 4-U

I have made a PDF file of a ME 262 calendar for 2011 using my own photos of the Completely Restored ME 262 at a Museum just south of us. These are my photos and I made one for a friend. I can not get it to post here, it maybe too large of a file. If you want me to send you a copy of the file contact...
by PA. Dutchman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Favorite German plane
Replies: 65
Views: 22564

Re: Favorite German plane

This is same ME 262 when it was being prepared to bring over after the war ended. The retained the same number #35.

This link should take you to the Original at the Museum
http://www.williammaloney.com/Aviation/ ... /index.htm
by PA. Dutchman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 10:49 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Favorite German plane
Replies: 65
Views: 22564

Re: Favorite German plane

The one Collins will give rides on and may offer lessons is a REPRODUCTION. This group offered to completely restore the original to flying condition if they could use it to make Blue Prints for 5 REPRODUCTIONS. I believe they were asking ONE MILLION DOLLARS a piece for each one. The Original one is...
by PA. Dutchman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: What were Hitler's plans for after the war?
Replies: 50
Views: 15446

Re: What were Hitler's plans for after the war?

We had an American Veteran who spoke last year at our World War Two Round Table group in our town. The group meets once a month and listens to a Veteran tell of his service. Two years ago we had a German Signal Corp LT. who was a POW speak, he was truly my favorite, he was a great speaker and had a ...
by PA. Dutchman
Mon Jul 26, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Ground attack incidents involving civilians
Replies: 3
Views: 1152

Re: Ground attack incidents involving civilians

To add to your comment there are all kinds of people fighting a war here is a story I was told about a couple years ago. Then it was confirmed when a friend of mine met both men at the Reading PA. World War Two Yearly Event. Both the American Bomber pilot and the German fighter pilot were at Reading...
by PA. Dutchman
Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:01 am
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Favorite German plane
Replies: 65
Views: 22564

Re: Favorite German plane

A friend posted this on one of the other sites. The Collins Foundation has purchased one of the five reproductions of the ME 262 and will be flying it and desplaying it at air shows in the USA. You will be able purchase a ride in it in time. http://forum.armyairforces.com/tm.aspx?m=187283 The Collin...