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Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum Yesterday, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By GHP
Many thanks. Oh .... I forgot to compliment you...

Many thanks. Oh .... I forgot to compliment you on the badge.thumbsup

— Guy
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum Yesterday, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By GHP
It looks like the unit designator scratched on...

It looks like the unit designator scratched on the reverse side is 10/3. Would that mean 10th Company, 3rd Regiment? If so, 10th Co would place him as 3rd Bn’s second rifle company? (Companies 4,...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 10-19-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By GHP
It would be fantastic if this badge did belong to...

It would be fantastic if this badge did belong to Hans Griem. I hope you are eventually able to solve this mystery. If you do, please PM me to let me know; usually I’m on the Japanese Militatia ...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 10-18-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By GHP
Thanks, I just wonder if it’s the same soldier. ...

Thanks, I just wonder if it’s the same soldier. The OP thinks the badge was found in Russia. I wonder if Griem is as common as Schmidt???
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-18-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By GHP
Bangbangsan: THANKS!! — Guy

Bangbangsan: THANKS!!

— Guy
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 10-18-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By GHP
The only one I could find was a Fallschirm...

The only one I could find was a Fallschirm fieldwebel Hans Griem who was KIA in Nijmegen:
https://www.oorlogsdodennijmegen.nl/persoon/griem/7735fc3a-7285-4c61-855f-13c244ae1e2d

Hans Griem
...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-18-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By GHP
Thanks. I still cannot make out that first...

Thanks. I still cannot make out that first kanji. HOWEVER, note the arabic numeral “1”. This is a maritime signal flag for the number 1.
https://www.omniglot.com/writing/imsf.htm

— Guy
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-17-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By GHP
Yes, please post an image. I cannot make...

Yes, please post an image.

I cannot make out that first kanji, but the rest say “* Letter Flag”. Therefore the kanji on the flag should match that kanji that I cannot read.

[?] 字旗


— Guy ...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-17-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By GHP
In Korean it is called Geojedo (Koje-do) and was...

In Korean it is called Geojedo (Koje-do) and was a POW camp for North Koreans in the 1950s. Perhaps the “PW” on the airplane indicates Prisoner of War, and his number is 48013??? The front...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-17-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By GHP
巨済島記念品 Kyosaito kinin hin Kyosaito...

巨済島記念品
Kyosaito kinin hin
Kyosaito commemorative product

四八〇一三
48013

— Guy
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-16-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By GHP
I think that is the same sword I linked to ......

I think that is the same sword I linked to ... which is why I said someone could suggest what the owner could do if he had the funds.

— Guy
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-16-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By GHP
(教) Teach/Instruct *包ヲ禁ス * is forbidden...

(教)
Teach/Instruct

*包ヲ禁ス
* is forbidden

I’m on an iPhone so resources are limited. I cannot make out that missing kanji, but I’ve translated the same type of brand about a year or two...
Forum: Eric-Jan Bakker Wehrpass and Soldbuch Forum 10-16-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,804
Posted By GHP
I missed p.2 of the soldbuch, but the link says...

I missed p.2 of the soldbuch, but the link says he was a Protestant minister, married with children.

— Guy
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-15-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,984
Posted By GHP
The writing on the photo is something like: ...

The writing on the photo is something like:

Dem gefr. Johann Kabes zur Erinnerung an die Ostfront 1942-43 fuer Treue und Kammeradschaft Ludwig T. (or F?) S. Kuchdez

To private Johann Kabes in...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-15-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By GHP
that’s the translation of the outside kanji. The...

that’s the translation of the outside kanji. The inner kanji is a poem - and I can make out only a few kanji; not enough to google the content.

— Guy
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-13-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By GHP
Kyu-Gunto Dated 1859

横山裕久作之
Yokoyama Sukehisa Saku Kore
This was made by Yokoyama Sukehisa

安政五年二月日
Ansei 5th year [1859], a day in February

Signature matches this one:
Sukehisa...
Forum: Eric-Jan Bakker Wehrpass and Soldbuch Forum 10-11-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,804
Posted By GHP
Someone with edit privileges ought to update the...

Someone with edit privileges ought to update the feurth wiki article — it lists only the Golden Party Badge and two post-war civil awards:

The EKII, KVK I & II w/Swords, and Ostmedaille ought to...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-10-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By GHP
The kanji: 武久 Takehisa 昭和十八年秋 Showa...

The kanji:
武久
Takehisa

昭和十八年秋
Showa 18th Year、 Autumn
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-10-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By GHP
Wow, no kidding? When was the wear-out date for...

Wow, no kidding? When was the wear-out date for the straw hat?

— Guy

Edit: Could it possibly be the barque/corvett Hiei (1878-1911)?
Hiei (corvette)...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-10-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By GHP
Presentation piece? It’s beautifully...

Presentation piece? It’s beautifully embroidered.

大日本軍艦比叡
Dai Nippon Gunkan Hiei
Greater Japan Warship Hiei

Hiei (https://ja.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%AF%94%E5%8F%A1_(%E6%88%A6%E8%89%A6))...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-09-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By GHP
This might illustrate a difference between...

This might illustrate a difference between Chinese and Japanese.
推 = guess
押 = push

— Guy
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-08-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Posted By GHP
謹大華鑛株式会社作之 Respectfully made at the Daika Ore...

謹大華鑛株式会社作之
Respectfully made at the Daika Ore Co. LTD

満州国建国十同年記念
10th anniversary of the foundation of Manshuko
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-08-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By GHP
山口 Yamaguchi — Guy

山口
Yamaguchi

— Guy
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-08-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 701
Posted By GHP
I think your understanding of the kanji are...

I think your understanding of the kanji are correct. A member of the Sannomiya Battalion.

Most likely 岡崎 Okazaki as I can see the 山 radical of what is apparently 崎.
The owner might have been the...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 10-06-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By GHP
Hi Rodney, Yes, I think that Yamaoka sensei...

Hi Rodney,

Yes, I think that Yamaoka sensei did the calligraphy, but for whom, that is the unknown. I do not see a recipient’s name. It would be interesting to know the content of the first two...
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