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by laurence strong
Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:50 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Staff Officer
Replies: 1
Views: 1179

Re: Staff Officer

Right off the bat, he is not a staff officer but a General Officer.
by laurence strong
Thu Nov 12, 2009 6:05 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: orgaisation of the LVI. Panzerkorps, June 1 1944
Replies: 20
Views: 6602

Re: orgaisation of the LVI. Panzerkorps, June 1 1944

On June 1 1944, the LVI. Panzerkorps had the.... From June 13 onwards, the Panzerkorps was no longer part of the 2. Armee (HGr. Mitte), because it was transfered to the 4. Panzerarmee (HGr. Nordukraine). As you can see above, it formed a considerable fighting force, even if it did not have large qu...
by laurence strong
Tue Oct 13, 2009 12:53 pm
Forum: World War I
Topic: Unknown soldier-unknown army photo
Replies: 10
Views: 5824

Re: Unknown soldier-unknown army photo

I would be inclined to say that it's Austo Hungarian ... 48361.html
by laurence strong
Wed Oct 07, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Bathurst class corvette
Replies: 1
Views: 1286

Re: Bathurst class corvette Googl...
by laurence strong
Tue Sep 15, 2009 3:59 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Uniform info request
Replies: 17
Views: 5526

Re: Uniform info request

Both SS Divisions surrendered to the US in the Attersee area of Austria.
by laurence strong
Mon Aug 10, 2009 11:17 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Looking for...
Replies: 16
Views: 5753

Re: Looking for...

It's the "5cm liechte Granatwerfer 36", the Germans did not have a 6cm Mortar in thier T O & E's.
by laurence strong
Sat Aug 01, 2009 6:24 am
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: What is this two item ???
Replies: 2
Views: 1367

Re: What is this two item ???

Here check this out. You might have to join to see the linked photo's ... eters.html
by laurence strong
Wed Jul 29, 2009 11:11 am
Forum: Uniforms and Awards
Topic: Russian Front Medal
Replies: 8
Views: 6009

Re: Russian Front Medal

"....The region that this campaign medal was to represent stretched eastward of the Ukraine and Ostland and east of the Finnish-Russian border of 1940, known as the operational area "Finnland"..."

Source: WW2 German Medals Chris Ailsby
by laurence strong
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:05 am
Forum: Auxiliary organizations
Topic: Searching infos about the role of : Zollassistent, Hilfszol
Replies: 2
Views: 3815

Re: Searching infos about the role of : Zollassistent, Hilfszol

Zollassistent = Customs assistant Hilfszollassistent = Auxiliary customs assistant Those would be Customs personel ranks. To the best of my knowledge the KM does not hold those rank designations nor did they have a career path that involved customs. The only thing I could think of would be when the...
by laurence strong
Mon Jul 06, 2009 10:38 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Any good Fallschirmjäger histories in English?
Replies: 11
Views: 1212

Re: Any good Fallschirmjäger histories in English?

Stroming eagles by james Lucas. Covers a little of everything including an over view of the war years.
by laurence strong
Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: Items Wanted, for Sale or for Trade
Topic: Prelim sale announcement
Replies: 4
Views: 1486

Re: Prelim sale announcement

Any HV or Heeres Sonderfuhrer piccies for sale?
by laurence strong
Wed Jun 17, 2009 8:00 pm
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: rank meaning
Replies: 3
Views: 764

Re: rank meaning

No. A "plain old major" would be in charge of some dead end duty station. A Major iG was someone that the superiors saw potential in, and was sent on the staff course. This course was a prerequisite for the rank of general.
by laurence strong
Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:26 pm
Forum: Verboten! - Off topic content
Topic: irony?
Replies: 15
Views: 3146

Re: irony?

Annelie wrote: Doesn't matter where the tune came from. The sentiments are the same world over.
BTW.....what is a good Canadian?

Probably pretty much the same as a good American or a Dane. Except we like beer :wink:
by laurence strong
Tue Aug 05, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: Post-WWII German Military
Topic: Bundeswehr organization
Replies: 2
Views: 6729

Re: Bundeswehr organization


You should find most of what you want here, under "Gliederungen" for TO&E's.

Here is the Bundeswehr home site it should tell you what they have for Division's
by laurence strong
Fri Aug 01, 2008 8:16 pm
Forum: Soldatenheim
Topic: Feldgrau Forum Photo Riddle ?
Replies: 3141
Views: 427474

Re: Feldgrau Forum Photo Riddle ?

From much as I am leary of quoting from there

"....He worked as a volunteer librarian and did compulsory military training in the Academic Legion, but refused to hold or fire a weapon..."