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by ReinhardH
Sun Mar 06, 2005 1:22 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Leichte Kompanie, Schwere Kompanie...
Replies: 5
Views: 983

Leichte Kompanie, Schwere Kompanie...

Dad was his company's field armorer throughout the war - once asked him about his role in setting up/maintaining sniper rifles while with his Gebirgs unit in Russia and he told me he had little to do with these because he served in a Schwere Kompanie (heavy company) that used a variety of light arti...
by ReinhardH
Sun Mar 06, 2005 1:19 am
Forum: Uniforms and Awards
Topic: Marschallsstab
Replies: 0
Views: 493

Marschallsstab

I hope I spelled this right. In the little time I've spent on military websites I've never once read any reference to the Marschallsstab (a marshall's staff/baton) and its significance as a part of the German Army uniform. Anyone know the reason the German Army used this collar patch (light rectangl...
by ReinhardH
Thu Feb 17, 2005 12:02 pm
Forum: Comments and Suggestions
Topic: New Member
Replies: 11
Views: 3322

Thanks for the welcome, everyone :D John, I may be Austrian-born but grew up here in Ohio and am a Buckeye through and through. Hey Spandau, I had to chuckle when I read your comment about my username, that was a good one, thanks for the humor. I guess I never thought of my name in that context. The...
by ReinhardH
Tue Feb 15, 2005 6:55 pm
Forum: Comments and Suggestions
Topic: New Member
Replies: 11
Views: 3322

New Member

Very impressive website with a ton of great information.....good to be here :D