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Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 09-11-2019, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Gerry Cummins
Fascinating photo! thumbsup What unit do you...

Fascinating photo! thumbsup What unit do you think we are looking at here? Brandenburg Fallschirmjäger?

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 09-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Where did you find that, Willi? In someone's...

Where did you find that, Willi? In someone's barn lying next to a Fallschirmjäger helmet with an SS decal, perhaps? [angel]

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 09-05-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By Gerry Cummins
A great read! Thanks! Gerry

A great read! Thanks!

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-22-2019, 12:17 AM
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Views: 805
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Rudi, I am afraid that I do not have exactly what...

Rudi, I am afraid that I do not have exactly what you are looking for - pictures of Fallschirmjägers in the Ardennes. All I can offer you is a number of sites that may - I say may - have some of...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-18-2019, 11:41 AM
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Views: 805
Posted By Gerry Cummins
I think the thread below is the only one that I...

I think the thread below is the only one that I have seen that had a picture of a German soldier actually wearing American jump boots. I'm sure that there are probably others out there, but this is...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-18-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Les parachutistes allemands ont sauté avec des...

Les parachutistes allemands ont sauté avec des bottes allemandes, je pense. Malheureusement, je n'ai aucune photo pour le prouver.

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-13-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,703
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Don't stop there, Gustav 43. Show us more of...

Don't stop there, Gustav 43. Show us more of your photo album. PLEASE! [angel]

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-13-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,703
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Not a day goes by that I don't learn something...

Not a day goes by that I don't learn something new on this forum … and today is no exception.

Thank you beef_supreme, PanzerElite, and Willi for your "Totenkopf" input. I appreciate your taking...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-12-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,703
Posted By Gerry Cummins
For those who haven't already seen this film...

For those who haven't already seen this film clip, here is a short description of the history of the SS-Fallschirmjäger-Bataillon 500/600.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvWaTMuwRs8

Please...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-12-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,703
Posted By Gerry Cummins
I had not heard that explanation before. Thanks!...

I had not heard that explanation before. Thanks! thumbsup

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-12-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,703
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Given that he had been assigned to...

Given that he had been assigned to SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 3, he would have worn a "Deutschland" cuff title.

SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 3 "Deutschland" was assigned to 2. SS-Panzer-Division...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-12-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,703
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Studio pix … excellent point, Sergey! I hadn't...

Studio pix … excellent point, Sergey! I hadn't thought about that. Now, I'm going to have to look through my books and see if I can find any others.

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-12-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,703
Posted By Gerry Cummins
WOW! Both tremendous photos! I had not seen...

WOW! Both tremendous photos! I had not seen those before.

Thanks for posting them! thumbsup

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-12-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,703
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Of course, who can forget this very popular image...

Of course, who can forget this very popular image from Operation Rösselsprung (see photo 6 of 33) … http://alifrafikkhan.blogspot.com/2011/12/album-foto-ss-fallschirmjager-bataillon.html

Or this...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-12-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,703
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Sergey, there are many pictures on the internet...

Sergey, there are many pictures on the internet of SS-FJ troopers wearing mountain boots. They were very popular for the anti-partisan operations in Yugoslavia. In fact, some of the most famous...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-12-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,703
Posted By Gerry Cummins
What an incredible thread this is! An...

What an incredible thread this is!

An extremely rare find, beef_supreme! And fantastic photo, Eric!

My thanks to both of you for your postings. Great history in both artifacts.

******...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-09-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,553
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Absolutely fantastic! As LOTHRINGEN said …...

Absolutely fantastic! As LOTHRINGEN said … perfect harmony!

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 09-07-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Okay now, where are all the Brandenburg...

Okay now, where are all the Brandenburg fallschirmjäger enthusiasts? What do you think? Are these honest-to-goodness paratroopers or a bunch of steely-eyed tank killers?

What's the verdict?
...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 09-06-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Oh, now wouldn't that be interesting. I don't...

Oh, now wouldn't that be interesting. I don't see any panzerfäusts in the formation, but that certainly is an intriguing possibility.

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 09-05-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Willi, I've seen this photograph a number of...

Willi, I've seen this photograph a number of times on the internet and almost always with the same caption ... "Paratroopers of the Brandenburg Regiment. | World War 2 | Pinterest | Fallschirmjäger,...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 08-10-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Tremendous history lesson! Thanks all! thumbsup...

Tremendous history lesson! Thanks all! thumbsup

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 04-17-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By Gerry Cummins
It looks like a comet to me! ... thumbsup ......

It looks like a comet to me! ... thumbsup ... This thread might help ...

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=899982

Gerry
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-07-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,815
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Amen, Willi! I couldn't agree more! I love...

Amen, Willi! I couldn't agree more!

I love looking at photographs like this one ... and then wondering - just as you have done - how it all could have come about. The list of possibilities can...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-07-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,815
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Gosh, if that has been photoshopped, then I am in...

Gosh, if that has been photoshopped, then I am in total awe of that guy's skill.

There are just too many fakes out there for a novice like me. So, looking is about as close as I will ever get to...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 12-06-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By Gerry Cummins
Those look exactly like the pilot's gloves that...

Those look exactly like the pilot's gloves that my step-father brought back from the war.

Gerry
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