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by tigre
Thu Jul 07, 2022 9:56 am
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: What woman, besides Hanna Reitsch, won the EKI?
Replies: 14
Views: 7202

Re: What woman, besides Hanna Reitsch, won the EKI?

Hello to all :D; a complement.............................. Women who received the Iron Cross 2nd Class - DRK (German Red Cross) nurse Greta Grafenkamp! Iron Cross 2nd Class (EK II) on February 17, 1945 The decoration was awarded to her for her valiant work on the Breslau Fortress. Sources: http://w...
by tigre
Wed Jul 06, 2022 10:18 am
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: Drama in Szczekociny 1939.
Replies: 9
Views: 648

Re: Drama in Szczekociny 1939.

Hello to all :D; more............................. Drama in Szczekociny -September 1939. Second day of the war. The enemy armored and motorized units were able to operate both in the deep wing of the isolated Polish 7th Infantry Division and through Siewierz and Zawiercie in the wing of the Operatio...
by tigre
Wed Jul 06, 2022 8:29 am
Forum: Heer
Topic: Heer units in Sudetenland - Oct 1938.
Replies: 30
Views: 13371

Re: Heer units in Sudetenland - Oct 1938.

Hello to all :D; something more........................... The 61st Infantry Regiment in the Sudetenland (Infanterie Regiment 61 im Sudetenland). That unforgettable moment. A unique feeling of military happiness. During the three days of marching, the regiment took over the care and protection of Ad...
by tigre
Wed Jul 06, 2022 6:14 am
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg
Replies: 18
Views: 5914

Re: Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg

Hello to all :D; more............................ Stauffenberg - pre-war period. The Treaty of Versailles - the first swastikas appear In May 1923, Berthold and Alexander von Stauffenberg enrolled at the University of Heidelberg. Before that, they wrote in letters, as their brother Claus did later, ...
by tigre
Tue Jul 05, 2022 12:00 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: German Artillary
Replies: 60
Views: 34066

Re: German Artillary

Hello to all :D; more......................

Artillery in action!

Sources: https://archiwum.allegro.pl/oferta/an3- ... 84682.html

Cheers. Raúl M 8).
by tigre
Mon Jul 04, 2022 10:05 am
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: 10. BKZmot 1939.
Replies: 4
Views: 343

Re: 10. BKZmot 1939.

Hello to all :D; more................................ Maczek Brigade (10. BKZmot). Defense of Rzeszów - September 8. After the capture of Tarnów, the tasks set for General von Hubicki's division called for the capture of Dębica, Ropczyce, Sędziszów and Rzeszów, and then a raid towards Jarosław. Ther...
by tigre
Mon Jul 04, 2022 8:02 am
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: Military operations in southern Poland 1939.
Replies: 26
Views: 7752

Re: Military operations in southern Poland 1939.

Hello to all :D; something more....................... Military operations in southern Poland. As the Polish 6th Infantry Division fought with German troops to achieve a breakout, the main forces of the 21st DPG set out on the morning of 15 September from the forests near Cewków and Moszczanica for ...
by tigre
Fri Jul 01, 2022 9:46 am
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Favourite Knights Cross Action
Replies: 96
Views: 210219

Re: Favourite Knights Cross Action

Hello to all :D; a little more.......................... Kurt Meyer (December 23, 1910 Jerxheim/Lower Saxony, Germany - December 23, 1961 Hagen/North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany). Knight's Cross Awarded May 18, 1941 as Kommandeur, Aufklärungs-Abteilung, "Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler" (motorized) for ...
by tigre
Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:08 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Heer im Einsatz.
Replies: 257
Views: 119223

Re: Heer im Einsatz.

Hello to all :D; more....................................

Panzer in action.

Source: Deutsche Illustrierte. Nr. 36 vom 31. August 1943 / 19. Jahrgang

Cheers. Raúl M 8).
by tigre
Thu Jun 30, 2022 7:56 am
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: The German National Redoubt Apr - May 1945
Replies: 9
Views: 2840

Re: The German National Redoubt Apr - May 1945

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The Battle of the German National Redoubt - Operational Phase.

Source: The Battle of the German National Redoubt - Operational Phase. Brigadier General Reuben E. Jenkins, United States Army. Military Review. Jan 1947.

Cheers. Raúl M 8).
by tigre
Wed Jun 29, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: What woman, besides Hanna Reitsch, won the EKI?
Replies: 14
Views: 7202

Re: What woman, besides Hanna Reitsch, won the EKI?

Hello to all :D; one in colour..............

Flugkapitän Hanna Reitsch!

She was decorated with the EK II (March 28, 1941) and the EK I (November 5, 1942).

Source: https://histclo.com/essay/war/ww2/bio/r ... itsch.html

Cheers. Raúl M 8).
by tigre
Wed Jun 29, 2022 12:43 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: River crossing and bridging equipment
Replies: 10
Views: 5756

Re: River crossing and bridging equipment

Hello to all :D; more..........................................

Crossing of the Drut 1941.

Source: http://chestmundira.ucoz.ru/forum/22-632-4

Cheers. Raúl M 8).
by tigre
Wed Jun 29, 2022 11:42 am
Forum: Campaigns and Battles
Topic: Drama in Szczekociny 1939.
Replies: 9
Views: 648

Re: Drama in Szczekociny 1939.

Hello to all :D; more............................. Drama in Szczekociny -September 1939. Second day of the war. On September 02, 1939, the regiments (KSR 8 and KSR 9) of the 3. Light Division joined the front. Kampfgruppe von Ditfurth (KSR 9) was to advance in full force towards the upper Warta on t...
by tigre
Wed Jun 29, 2022 10:12 am
Forum: Heer
Topic: Heer units in Sudetenland - Oct 1938.
Replies: 30
Views: 13371

Re: Heer units in Sudetenland - Oct 1938.

Hello to all :D; something more........................... The 61st Infantry Regiment in the Sudetenland (Infanterie Regiment 61 im Sudetenland). That unforgettable moment. Liberation from the suffocating shadow of Czech lust for power. It was Saturday again. A cold and icy Czech wind was blowing ar...
by tigre
Wed Jun 29, 2022 8:34 am
Forum: Commanders, Personalities & Award Holders
Topic: Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg
Replies: 18
Views: 5914

Re: Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg

Hello to all :D; more............................ Stauffenberg - pre-war period. Poetry and truth. Because of their father's work, the von Stauffenberg family now lived in the ducal rent chamber at Jägerstrasse 18 near Stuttgart's main train station, which was the most modern building at the time, d...