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by mightythor99
Fri Jan 11, 2008 10:15 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 21.Panzerdivision - unit emblems.
Replies: 6
Views: 1240

one thing that differenciated some heer units...........

are the colors of the shoulder boards and collar tabs. different colors represent different KINDS of troops,....like black bordered shoulder boards means pioneer troops, white = infantry, red = artillery, yellow means signal corp, or a different shade meant cavalry, and, some specific units had smal...
by mightythor99
Fri Jan 11, 2008 10:44 am
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Feldstrafgefangenen-Abteilung
Replies: 7
Views: 1921

88th motorized artillery regiment straf unit...............

I have a group of feldpost, from a man, who was in charge of the unit for his regiment, which was the 88th motorized artillery regiment, which was part of the 18th panzer division. He was an oberleutnant, and was an artillery teacher in Prague, unitl the fall of '42, which is when the letters begin....
by mightythor99
Thu Jan 10, 2008 10:18 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: SS-Polizei-Bataillon
Replies: 5
Views: 4947

has anyone ever seen a police tank??

i have a photo in my collection, of a german tank, with a police eagle painted in the middle, of the front of the tank!
by mightythor99
Tue Jan 01, 2008 2:18 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: any information on grenadier regiment becker? SS formed
Replies: 0
Views: 642

any information on grenadier regiment becker? SS formed

in february '45, went to oder river, waiting on the russians, retreating basically back to berlin, or wiped out? all i have been able to find is a little info from lexicon der wehrmacht.
thanks!
happy new year guys!
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by mightythor99
Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:53 am
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: cool photo of a me109 on ebay right now!
Replies: 0
Views: 929

cool photo of a me109 on ebay right now!

does anyone recognize the squadron symbol on this one? was this the low man on the totem pole, flying plane number 22?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... :IT&ih=009


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by mightythor99
Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: awesome photo for sale on ebay,....if you like me109's
Replies: 0
Views: 1383

awesome photo for sale on ebay,....if you like me109's

does anyone recognize the squadron symbol on this one? was this the low man on the totem pole, flying plane number 22?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... :IT&ih=009


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by mightythor99
Tue Dec 11, 2007 12:25 pm
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Grossdeutschland fuhrerquartieren cuff titled portrait!rudi?
Replies: 2
Views: 1782

thanks for posting rudi!

see, to you, these kinds of comments are worthless, but it is all kinds of comments like these, that help us as historians. even if you dont think it matters, actually, it does matter to a lot of us. much more then you, being expected to defend the SS's participation in some event, or expecting you ...
by mightythor99
Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:26 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: reasearching SS license plate # 2396, "Deutschland"
Replies: 12
Views: 2185

fire would keep teh grass down

around the vehicle. i think it's a fairly "fresh" kill, i dont think it's a training target. could be, but i dont think so. i think the water tower is a good clue,.............they are in different styles across europe,..........kind of hoping someone will recognize the building style of it, and kno...
by mightythor99
Wed Nov 28, 2007 7:21 pm
Forum: Philately and Currency
Topic: Need an expert's help!
Replies: 4
Views: 5635

here's another idea for ya

it is almost impossible to find a "reputable" dealer,...........remember,....they make a living off of what they make by buying, and selling, your stuff. another way to look at it,...........if they are wearing a rolex, driving a new mercedes,........live in a big house on the hill,..........they go...
by mightythor99
Wed Nov 28, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: reasearching SS license plate # 2396, "Deutschland"
Replies: 12
Views: 2185

another picture of one of these, knocked out

looks like tires/rubber, goes pretty quickly off of these...........probably burns off i would guess..........
https://publish.insightbb.com/personalf ... oto-98.jpg
this image just sold in an album, on ebay.
ouch,...........
by mightythor99
Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:32 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: reasearching SS license plate # 2396, "Deutschland"
Replies: 12
Views: 2185

missing wheels

i think it took a hit on the right side...............some guys look like they are looking inside. they are all army. naturally, someone yanked a few pictures out of the album,...........and one of the ones they jerked,.........was off this same page. bet it was a side view of this vehicle. always m...
by mightythor99
Tue Nov 27, 2007 10:05 pm
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: reasearching SS license plate # 2396, "Deutschland"
Replies: 12
Views: 2185

do you guys think this is what this vehicle is??

http://hsfeatures.com/sdkfz231gp_1.htm
sure looks like it could be to me. has the back hatch open, which looks like the same one on the model above.
let me know what you guys think!
thanks!
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by mightythor99
Thu Nov 22, 2007 3:30 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Luftwaffe Aces Remains found in 109 Recovery in Italy
Replies: 5
Views: 3893

i stand corrected,..................

then i ask,............where is his dk?
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by mightythor99
Thu Nov 22, 2007 1:49 pm
Forum: Luftwaffe
Topic: Luftwaffe Aces Remains found in 109 Recovery in Italy
Replies: 5
Views: 3893

i wonder what happened to....................

his knights cross?
funny, he wasnt wearing THAT when he was shot down...........



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