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by hucks216
Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:41 am
Forum: Items Wanted, for Sale or for Trade
Topic: Highly Decorated Luftwaffe Hauptmann Tunic
Replies: 4
Views: 1471

Re: Highly Decorated Luftwaffe Hauptmann Tunic

I have no idea if the ribbon bar is period original to the tunic but as it was with it when I obtained the tunic I'll leave it there. Maybe a previous owner put any spare LW ribbon bar on (which is a pin back, not sewn on) just to fill up the loops. I do exactly the same when I need to fill the loop...
by hucks216
Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:14 am
Forum: Items Wanted, for Sale or for Trade
Topic: Highly Decorated Luftwaffe Hauptmann Tunic
Replies: 4
Views: 1471

Re: Highly Decorated Luftwaffe Hauptmann Tunic

Last set of images showing the stain etc...
by hucks216
Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:09 am
Forum: Items Wanted, for Sale or for Trade
Topic: Highly Decorated Luftwaffe Hauptmann Tunic
Replies: 4
Views: 1471

Highly Decorated Luftwaffe Hauptmann Tunic

A great chance to obtain a highly decorated DKiG & Spanish Cross Luftwaffe Pilot's tunic with the rank of Hauptmann. The tunic is un-named but the amount and position of the ribbon loops (8 sets) possibly indicate a pilot, and with the amount of awards it is entirely possible that this airman was a ...
by hucks216
Thu Jan 13, 2011 8:23 am
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Wehrpass Georg Rotzendorfer
Replies: 1
Views: 1902

Re: Wehrpass Georg Rotzendorfer

Wehrbezirkskommando Amberg is just the military district recruiting office where he registered for military service. The definition of Landsturm II is 'Untrained, territorial, replacement reserves, aged over 45'. The stamp Arbeitsverwendungsfähig just indictaes that he was suitable for labour work. ...
by hucks216
Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Feldpost No 32763 K - Nov 1944
Replies: 2
Views: 1159

Re: Feldpost No 32763 K - Nov 1944

For that period... (8.9.1943-22.4.1944) 22.11.1943 Stab u. 1.-8. Batterie Marine-Flak-Abteilung 204, (8.9.1943-22.4.1944) 15.4.1944 Stab u. 1.-9. Batterie Marine-Flak-Abteilung 204 und Marine-Nachrichten-Stelle und Sperrwaffen-Kommando Esbjerg, (25.11.1944-Kriegsende) 5.12.1944 Stab u. 1.-9. Batteri...
by hucks216
Sun Dec 26, 2010 1:10 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Feldpost Number 45731 B - Feb 1945
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Re: Feldpost Number 45731 B - Feb 1945

(25.11.1944-8.5.1945) 22.3.1945 Stab II u. 6.-10. Kompanie Jäger-Regiment 737.
The 'B' indicates the 6 Kompanie.
by hucks216
Tue Dec 07, 2010 12:09 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Lesser known battles and books
Replies: 19
Views: 6150

Re: Lesser known battles and books

Richard Hargreaves wrote:
Did you safely get your book by the way, Kevin?
Apologies for not getting bck to you, completely slipped my mind. It arrived back safely thanks.
by hucks216
Tue Dec 07, 2010 11:46 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Lesser known battles and books
Replies: 19
Views: 6150

Re: Lesser known battles and books

Red Storm Over The Balkans: The Failed Soviet Invasion Of Romania Spring 1944 by David M. Glantz.
by hucks216
Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Feldpostnummer
Replies: 2
Views: 795

Re: Feldpostnummer

45235

(28.2.1941-29.7.1941) Marine-Stamm-Regiment Beverloo Ausweichstelle Brügge,
(12.3.1943-7.9.1943) 4. Abteilung 1. Flottille Stamm-Regiment ,
(25.11.1944-8.5.1945) 5.12.1944 3. Abteilung 1. Flottillen-Stamm-Regiment,
am 26.3.1945 gestrichen.
by hucks216
Sat Nov 13, 2010 3:07 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Luftwaffe raid, Sunderland, North East England May 1943
Replies: 2
Views: 1806

Re: Luftwaffe raid, Sunderland, North East England May 1943

Seventy-three aircraft from KG 2, KG 40 & KG 6 were involved in raids on the Sunderland & South Shields area. 1./KG 2 & 5./KG 40 both lost Dornier Do-217's while 7./KG 6 lost a Ju-88.

Source: The Blitz Then & Now Vol 3 by Winston Ramsey.
by hucks216
Mon Oct 04, 2010 5:22 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Feldpostnummer 29465
Replies: 2
Views: 739

Re: Feldpostnummer 29465

Here you go for that time frame until the end of the war...

29465
(10.2.1943-23.8.1943) Kolonne Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 98.
by hucks216
Fri Sep 17, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Battleground Prussia Book ?
Replies: 25
Views: 4652

Re: Battleground Prussia Book ?

Reading it and yes it's good - by far and away the best account on East Prussia and the 'Baltic Balcony' that exists in English; for serious military historians there are plenty of maps and details of unit movements and the like, for people like me there are masses of first-hand accounts. Best Ostf...
by hucks216
Fri Sep 17, 2010 5:41 am
Forum: Items Wanted, for Sale or for Trade
Topic: Mint M36 Leutnant Heer Admin Light Weight Tunic
Replies: 1
Views: 1127

Mint M36 Leutnant Heer Admin Light Weight Tunic

Mint condition M36 Light weight tunic for an Army Admin Leutnant. The officer issue breast eagle has one thread loose along a wing but other than that it looks stunning. This tunic retains its original green colour and exhibits no sun bleach at all. It really is a nice item. Please ask if you requir...