Coming from Flanders where millions of tons of explosives are still in the soil and every year some farmer gets blown up when...
Oops yes you are right, my mistake :(
I know nothing more of the grenadier regiment, only what google could provide am afraid :(...
o and here a link Axis History Factbook: 96. Infanterie-Division
they were part of the 96th infantry division.
Bit of history of the fighting...
a very nice grouping !
Seems Herr Bott fell while serving in the grenadier regiment 284.
That concludes that he definatly was used as infantry...
Excellent find !
Yes it woke me up Carl :)
He started out as a Coastal artillery officer , and in the other picture his career patch seems to...
i hate snipe bidders, ebay should find a way to stop that.
but then again ebay dont care, as they still get their money anyways.
I dont bother on...
80 ? try $110 each, for Kriegsmarine books !
Worth it though, although books are excellent references, they are not bibles, they can contain...
As many will know by now, I am a Kriegsmarine collector.
Always been a sea dog, and with a passion for German WWII history, this...
o and sorry, also stick too one topic of interest, dont go overboard.
If you only like say infantry, stick with that.
2 main reasons, less...
experience ... you research and learn, on the way you will get burned but you learn from it.
Conversing with other collectors aswell, and...
No worries, am not in it for the salutes but would be nice lol
Yes, Kriegsmarine collector here :)
Found these 3 to be honest and reliable
Anthony Jessen : U.S. Uniforms - Jessen's Relics
Paul from Lakesidetraders : Lakesidetrader German...
Am not keen on the insignia ... dunno about the cap itself.
Insignia to me are post war applied, and the skull is the droopy eye fake.
Your choice Carl, make sure it is the right one.
Am willing to get the Navy items of you, but you need to be sure.
Downsize is good idea, like I...
yup they sure are machinengefreiters. Have that patch in collection too :)
@ Erich, the man in photo is wearing a DRL sportsbadge.
@ Carl :...
guys, just thought I would give complete update pictures concerning my collection.
If anyone wants to now more about a certain item please ask :)...
Am breathless, to be able to have a glimpse at the Komet ...
Thans fr the link Erich !
youtube seems to have some indeed, will dig into them shortly :)
Thanks Erich !
sehr Gutes Wochenschau :)
Its on board the Widder ! :)
Interesting to watch for sure !
Thanks for posting !
No need to feel attacked pzjager.