wehrmacht awards


Go Back   Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 1120
Search took 0.12 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: HPL2008
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 189
Posted By HPL2008
Exactly. It's the same with the different...

Exactly.

It's the same with the different traditional styles from the various German states (like the pentagonal Prussian mount, the bloused Bavarian fold, the pentagonal Saxon style etc.). These,...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum Today, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 38
Posted By HPL2008
The sleeve patch on his left upper arm tells us...

The sleeve patch on his left upper arm tells us he is a student at an Unteroffiziervorschule [Petty Officer Preparatory School], with the five-pointed star identifying him as training for the...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 10-14-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 412
Posted By HPL2008
Here is mine:

Here is mine:
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-13-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 852
Posted By HPL2008
My pleasure! I like it a lot, too; in fact I...

My pleasure! I like it a lot, too; in fact I think it is one of the most attractive DRK badges (east or west).

Unfortunately, it was a too intricate for its own good. The BRD/BUD chronicle seen in...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-13-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,992
Posted By HPL2008
It's the Soviet war memorial at...

It's the Soviet war memorial at Treptow-Köpenick...:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_War_Memorial_(Treptower_Park)...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 10-13-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By HPL2008
It's not just the fuzziness... They couldn't even...

It's not just the fuzziness... They couldn't even spell "Für die Deutsche Wehrmacht" right. "Hergestellt" on the alleged Luftschutz piece is misspelled as well.
Forum: Tinnies & Political Badges Forum 10-13-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By HPL2008
It's a tinnie/day badge, the occasion being the...

It's a tinnie/day badge, the occasion being the admittance of Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (or, more precisely, his bust) into the Walhalla memorial on 14 October 1928.

The Walhalla is a hall of fame...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-12-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,992
Posted By HPL2008
It's "Bln", actually (not "B2n"); this is a...

It's "Bln", actually (not "B2n"); this is a common abbreviation for Berlin. Berlin-Biesdorf is a part of Marzahn.

The last line says "Stube 10" (not "1V"), i.e. "room 10" (in the barracks).
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-12-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 852
Posted By HPL2008
But this one is an even nicer addition: The first...

But this one is an even nicer addition: The first model of the full-size qualification badge (with skies and rope for winter- and rock training).

Note the elaborate, multi-piece construction...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-12-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 852
Posted By HPL2008
I have already shown the silver and gold grade of...

I have already shown the silver and gold grade of the Ehrennadel [Honor Pin] of the Bergrettungsdienst/Bergunfalldienst [Mountain Rescue Service/Mountain Accident Service] in post # 13. Here are two...
Forum: Police & Civil Organizations Forum 10-11-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,361
Posted By HPL2008
The female ranks mirrored the male ones, only in...

The female ranks mirrored the male ones, only in the female grammatical gender (with the "-in" ending). The only male rank without a female equivalent was the Maschinenbetriebsleiter.

Rank...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-10-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By HPL2008
Absolutely awful, indeed. Fortunately (and I...

Absolutely awful, indeed.

Fortunately (and I hesitate to use that word in such a context), the perpetrator was so incompetent that he failed to get into the synagogue, suffered weapon jams, had an...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 10-09-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13,962
Views: 1,222,143
Posted By HPL2008
# 13931 page 67: 7.4.1941 - Greenock ...

# 13931

page 67:

7.4.1941 - Greenock
10.4.1941 - Newcastel [misspelled for "Newcastle"]
16.4.1941 - Newkastel [ditto]
22.4.1941 - Bristol [...]
24.4.1941 - Tynemündung, Humbermündung [=...
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 10-07-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By HPL2008
A great bar, congratulations! I recall that it...

A great bar, congratulations! I recall that it was offered along with several other pieces from Dr. Beutler. Did you get any of those as well?
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 10-06-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By HPL2008
Apparently, the purpose of the add-on device on...

Apparently, the purpose of the add-on device on the pilot's badge is to provide extra safety against the pin slipping out of the catch. An interesting piece, never seen that before!
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-05-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,078
Posted By HPL2008
A postscript to # 15 and 17 - I finally got...

A postscript to # 15 and 17 - I finally got myself a specimen of the gold grade of the Plakette für treue Dienste in der Sanitätskolonne des Bayerischen Roten Kreuzes:
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-05-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,036
Posted By HPL2008
Just in, this badge is technically not an award,...

Just in, this badge is technically not an award, but a duty badge [Dienstabzeichen] of the DRK's Wasserwacht [Water Rescue Service]. The white enamel was changed to dark blue in 1979. These badges...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 10-05-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By HPL2008
Definitely SA. The uniform is of a dark...

Definitely SA.

The uniform is of a dark olive-brown shade that appears nearly black in this photo, but it has no badges or other characteristics of the SS (or any other organisation than the SA)....
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-04-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,858
Posted By HPL2008
The documents in question as reproduced in the...

The documents in question as reproduced in the "typewriter key" publication were the 16 March 1944 letter by Grohé to Himmler and the 28 July 1944 letter by Himmler to Heck. I must admit I am not...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 10-04-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 658
Posted By HPL2008
Thanks, glad you like it! No; the medal was...

Thanks, glad you like it!

No; the medal was not exclusively awarded to actual Red Cross volunteers and functionaries (although they surely made up the majority of recipients), but could also be...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-04-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,356
Posted By HPL2008
Let me throw in another possibilty: Could...

Let me throw in another possibilty:

Could they be East German? Subdued collar patches for NVA generals definitely existed, although I admit that their badgecloth material was normally of a darker...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-03-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,356
Posted By HPL2008
Bottom row center: Polizeiverwaltungsbeamte im...

Bottom row center: Polizeiverwaltungsbeamte im Generalsrang.

I know what's on that chart. As I said, I made it.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-03-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,356
Posted By HPL2008
I agree they would have to be for a...

I agree they would have to be for a general-ranked police administration official if these are indeed light-grey unpiped patches... But - although colours can be very deceiving if captured via...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 10-03-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 169,949
Posted By HPL2008
A nice studio portrait of a young Oberleutnant of...

A nice studio portrait of a young Oberleutnant of IR 62 decorated with the DKiG. (The photograph belonged to my grandfather who had served with the same regiment.) Can anybody ID him?
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 10-03-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By HPL2008
He's a member of the Luftwaffe [Air Force]. ...

He's a member of the Luftwaffe [Air Force].

He is still an NCO (ranked Feldwebel) in the large-sized portrait and the photo of the Christmas party and an officer (ranked Oberleutnant) in the other...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1120

 
Forum Jump






vBulletin skins developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright Wehrmacht-Awards.com