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by Andy H
Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:02 am
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Forestry Corps
Replies: 8
Views: 2842

Re: Forestry Corps

Well the British did have the Womens Land Girls and I believe they had a Timber Corps of sorts

http://www.womenstimbercorps.com/

Regards
by Andy H
Sun Jan 03, 2010 12:03 pm
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Allied POW
Replies: 3
Views: 1080

Re: Allied POW

http://www.ww2f.com/information-request ... 945-a.html

The thread above states some quite frightening totals of western Allied POW in the Russian Gulag system

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by Andy H
Sun Jan 03, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Haen
Replies: 13
Views: 1826

Re: Haen

Thanks for the update Tom

Regards
by Andy H
Sat Jan 02, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Allied POW
Replies: 3
Views: 1080

Re: Allied POW

Though many allied prisoners died after forced marches to the west and away from the advancing Russians, the majority survived the ordeal and returned to there native countries. Several thousand Allied POW's were released from German captivity only to then fall into Russian captivity, and consequent...
by Andy H
Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:56 pm
Forum: War Crimes
Topic: Axis soldiers shot by Western Allies for sabotage 1940-1947
Replies: 9
Views: 814

Re: Axis soldiers shot by Western Allies for sabotage 1940-1947

Which ones are you saying are War Crimes?

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by Andy H
Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Haen
Replies: 13
Views: 1826

Re: Haen

Any update over the Xmas period?

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by Andy H
Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:45 pm
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Fighters to Egypt. A shortcut?
Replies: 5
Views: 1618

Re: Fighters to Egypt. A shortcut?

Some more information and detail here:-

http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?f=56&t=52658

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by Andy H
Sun Aug 16, 2009 12:15 pm
Forum: Kriegsmarine
Topic: German ships sunk at Ostend Sept 8th 1940
Replies: 4
Views: 3788

German ships sunk at Ostend Sept 8th 1940

Three British MTB's reported sinking/damaging two German ships in Ostend. One that was 'sunk' was reportedly a German ammunition ship, whilst the other a general cargo ship.

Does anyone have further deails of these German losses?

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by Andy H
Sun Aug 16, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: German Internees in France come 1940
Replies: 1
Views: 945

German Internees in France come 1940

With the fall of France in 1940, the British Home Office furnished the Chief of Staff reporting to the War Cabinet that out of 76,000 German males and females in the UK, that only 12,000 had been interned. Also that out off 18,000 Italians only 4,500 had been interned. What numbers (if any) are avai...
by Andy H
Thu Aug 06, 2009 6:48 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: 1940 Norwegian Campaign books
Replies: 10
Views: 1571

Re: 1940 Norwegian Campaign books

I have yet to read my copy of Haarr, but I can confirm Richards statement upon the OoB, and that the publication is well noted and well supported with B/W photgraphs throughout. I'm hoping that the Norwegian military aspects both in terms of strategy/tactics and logistics are given air to breath, an...
by Andy H
Sat May 23, 2009 9:48 am
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Forum for US army questions
Replies: 16
Views: 2484

Re: Forum for US army questions

Most of the well known forums have sub sections on the Allied units/activities etc, but it doesn't surprise me that there isn't a specific forum as such. Given the vast amount of published and internet source material available on these areas, also where they exist they are quite detailed and focuse...
by Andy H
Sun May 17, 2009 9:38 am
Forum: Verboten! - Off topic content
Topic: What do YOU do to stay in shape?
Replies: 52
Views: 24564

Re: What do YOU do to stay in shape?

Football (5,7 & 11 a-side) usually twice a week, though the old joints creak lol. Badminton (The fastest raquet sport in the world) twice or more during the season, or just once a week in the off season. Still play the odd game of Rugby but that is a young mans sport. Go cycling and swimming on occa...
by Andy H
Sun May 17, 2009 9:27 am
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Only 12 American Treason Personnel?
Replies: 5
Views: 1991

Re: Only 12 American Treason Personnel?

Well Iva Toguri D'Aquino is another, though better known to many as Tokyo Rose. She was eventually pardoned by Presidnt Ford. She died in 2006

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by Andy H
Tue May 12, 2009 4:40 pm
Forum: Operational Map Project & Archival Research
Topic: Halifax HR723 4th December 1943
Replies: 2
Views: 2172

Re: Halifax HR723 4th December 1943

I'm sure you'll have these but I thought I would post them anyway http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2940844 and http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1076872 and http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/rdleaflet.asp?sLeafletURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Enati...