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Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum Today, 09:22 PM
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Posted By John Hodgin
Do not be discouraged. They pop up on sites...

Do not be discouraged. They pop up on sites fairly often.

https://virtualgrenadier.com/sale_item.php?iid=3612
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum Today, 07:36 PM
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Posted By John Hodgin
Definitely not. Nothing good about it. Sorry.

Definitely not. Nothing good about it. Sorry.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum Today, 05:47 PM
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Views: 21,196
Posted By John Hodgin
Karl Gräf, probably wearing the shoulder straps...

Karl Gräf, probably wearing the shoulder straps shown in previous post 426.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum Today, 05:11 PM
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Posted By John Hodgin
Greetings Anand. Yes, blue loops represent...

Greetings Anand. Yes, blue loops represent Battalion Burckhardt. This pair belonged to Karl Gräf from his first deployment to Afrika, 1/42 through 3/42.

Years ago a small packet arrived in the...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum Today, 04:59 PM
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Views: 193
Posted By John Hodgin
Agree with the others, a fine original.

Agree with the others, a fine original.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum Today, 01:58 PM
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Views: 363
Posted By John Hodgin
Thanks Michael, hope this finds you well.

Thanks Michael, hope this finds you well.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum Today, 01:17 PM
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Posted By John Hodgin
My most treasured shoulder straps.

My most treasured shoulder straps.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 05-23-2020, 08:21 PM
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Posted By John Hodgin
Thank you gentlemen, very kind! Yes Paul, we are...

Thank you gentlemen, very kind! Yes Paul, we are temporary custodians.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 05-22-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,766
Posted By John Hodgin
Great photos Mike, such an important historical...

Great photos Mike, such an important historical event to preserve. Especially like seeing Känitz with his Leica, wonder what happened to all his images.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-22-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,779
Posted By John Hodgin
Correct, tropical equipment is marked, tropical...

Correct, tropical equipment is marked, tropical lenses.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 05-21-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,766
Posted By John Hodgin
Awesome combat photo Mike! Rare indeed. And the...

Awesome combat photo Mike! Rare indeed. And the helmets with nets! ❤️
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 05-21-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 21,196
Posted By John Hodgin
After Crete he sent it home to his parents. 😁 Do...

After Crete he sent it home to his parents. 😁 Do not know if he was without one in Africa or took another mask.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 05-21-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,334
Posted By John Hodgin
Thanks, it can be seen here: ...

Thanks, it can be seen here:
http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8730955#post8730955
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 05-21-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 21,196
Posted By John Hodgin
Richard Berg's gas mask within it's pouch.

Richard Berg's gas mask within it's pouch.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 05-21-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 21,196
Posted By John Hodgin
Erwin Haug's Heer Para Badge, in aluminum, the...

Erwin Haug's Heer Para Badge, in aluminum, the one he is wearing in the portrait.
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 05-21-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By John Hodgin
Yes indeed, some never bothered to educate...

Yes indeed, some never bothered to educate themselves. Now they are stuck with what at best could be used for re-enacting or movie props, and poor examples for even those.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 05-21-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 21,196
Posted By John Hodgin
Erwin Haug's Kretaschild.

Erwin Haug's Kretaschild.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 05-21-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,334
Posted By John Hodgin
Put this on the quarantine thread, but it is...

Put this on the quarantine thread, but it is appropriate here as well.

Both these Fallschirmjäger were NCOs in the Sturm Rgt., both jumped on Crete.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 05-21-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 21,196
Posted By John Hodgin
Richard Berg's personal gas mask. Both the mask...

Richard Berg's personal gas mask. Both the mask and filter are dated 1940.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 05-21-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 21,196
Posted By John Hodgin
Meant to post these yesterday as it was May 20th,...

Meant to post these yesterday as it was May 20th, the anniversary.

Both these Fallschirmjäger were NCOs in the Sturm Rgt., both jumped on Crete. Both also fought in Africa, they knew each other...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-20-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,779
Posted By John Hodgin
1940 Filter.

1940 Filter.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-20-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,779
Posted By John Hodgin
1940 Mask and filter carried by a Fallschirmjäger...

1940 Mask and filter carried by a Fallschirmjäger NCO on Crete.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-20-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,779
Posted By John Hodgin
1942 Mask carried in North Africa.

1942 Mask carried in North Africa.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-20-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,779
Posted By John Hodgin
A 39 dated mask, like Mulon, prefer them in this...

A 39 dated mask, like Mulon, prefer them in this color.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-20-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By John Hodgin
Thanks gentlemen. Mike, am not knowledgable on...

Thanks gentlemen. Mike, am not knowledgable on the protocols of German WWII ammo production. Imagine that a better seal around the case and the projectile are among them.

A detail of the label.
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