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Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 08-10-2019, 12:59 AM
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Posted By kiler
Magnificent collection!!! I also must add...

Magnificent collection!!!

I also must add that the Owner is also a very helpful and friendly person.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-28-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By kiler
It was worn on the belt by medics (where normal...

It was worn on the belt by medics (where normal soldiers wore ammo pouches) and was used to carry light medical equipment such as bandages for quick use. This one was used by civil air defence...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 07-08-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,668
Posted By kiler
Outstanding! Love the way the other mannequin...

Outstanding! Love the way the other mannequin looks at the first one with envy. Was it on purpose? smilewink
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 06-05-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By kiler
The last regular unit - 1st Warsaw`s Cavalry...

The last regular unit - 1st Warsaw`s Cavalry Division - was disbanded on 27th of January 1947. However, on other forum I found info that this soldiers are from President`s Personal Cavalry Squadron...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-26-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By kiler
Very interesting example. Never seen one like...

Very interesting example. Never seen one like that before.

Even more interesting thing is that there were some M44 LW pack examples shown on WAF but I`ve never seen a photo of this type of pack in...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-26-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By kiler
Actually, you might be right - I did not notice...

Actually, you might be right - I did not notice the sewing of D-rings - its not typically Czech. The sewing of main straps to O-ring misled me - it is very Czech like.
Were both BGS and DDR straps...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-19-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By kiler
Reworked (not completely) Czechs are the ones on...

Reworked (not completely) Czechs are the ones on the left. Rough side of leather on internal side of Y-straps is a dead giveaway. You need to turn them inside out and resew all the stitches to make...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-05-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By kiler
These are artificially aged Sturm-Miltec pouches....

These are artificially aged Sturm-Miltec pouches. I`ve got mint one if you are interested :D
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 05-05-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By kiler
This type of carrier was also produced in...

This type of carrier was also produced in communist Poland after the war. I even have one in my collection.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 03-30-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By kiler
I believe its not for Iodine but...

I believe its not for Iodine but Waffenentgiftungsmittel - substance for cleaning guns after gas attack. Its pure military issue.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 03-30-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By kiler
Was this type of can suitable for stiff rubber...

Was this type of can suitable for stiff rubber mask? I always thought that higher cans were introduced in 1938 to accommodate this model.
Forum: Achtung Panzer! Forum 03-30-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By kiler
Tank Hunter documentary series

I`m not sure if it was not done earlier but I would like to recommend you a new YT documentary series "Tank Hunter". It focuses on digging up the German WWII vehicles mainly in Polish Pomerania. Its...
Forum: Living History Forum 03-30-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By kiler
There is a lot of literature on this subject,...

There is a lot of literature on this subject, most of it published in the last few years but unfortunately for you most of it in Polish. I also think that IPN is the best place to ask. They should...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 03-17-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,019
Posted By kiler
I believe that officially only in HG units in the...

I believe that officially only in HG units in the field (order from January 1944) but not wearing them or wearing just LW gulls pinned to the collar was quite common late war.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 02-16-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By kiler
As pzo noted one of Mg 41 boxes has extra rivet...

As pzo noted one of Mg 41 boxes has extra rivet that was discussed in this thread:

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=956790

Does yours have any markings?
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-19-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By kiler
Thank you for you kind words Willi.

Thank you for you kind words Willi.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-13-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By kiler
Wola Gulowska 1939 FJ skirmish - now and then

This Christmas inspired by these two threads:

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=98623

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=768175

I visited Wola...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-13-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By kiler
Thanks for your reply, but I think you got me...

Thanks for your reply, but I think you got me wrong with this "drawstring" (most probably because of my English as I am not a native speaker).

Please correct me if I`m wrong but I always thought...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-09-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By kiler
Thank you for all the answers. As for the...

Thank you for all the answers.

As for the signature, I would find it normal if the helmet was signed inside just as Willi wrote. But in this case he put it in a quite visible place. That is why my...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-08-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By kiler
Signature on FJs helmet cover

Does anyone know the story behind this Fallschirmjager from Reich`s June 1944 photos? I`m especially interested in the signature on his helmet cover.
...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-08-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,387
Posted By kiler
Sorry for digging up this topic but this puzzle...

Sorry for digging up this topic but this puzzle was never solved. Could anyone give the right answer? No details needed, just to draw oneself`s concussions.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-01-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By kiler
These are known photos from Bundesarchiv by...

These are known photos from Bundesarchiv by Benschel (second one is 101I-568-1537-15 )
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-01-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,576
Posted By kiler
Great set up. Is that Daimon torch wartime?

Great set up. Is that Daimon torch wartime?
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-16-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,558
Posted By kiler
Another interesting one from 1939: does the guard...

Another interesting one from 1939: does the guard have some kind of strange pouch or is it just gasplane that loosened on gasmask can`s strap?
...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-09-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,558
Posted By kiler
Spoko smilewink I found another one, but its...

Spoko smilewink

I found another one, but its not as clear as the previous one in the part that is most interesting for us:

http://odkrywca.pl/forum_pics/picsforum26/1_copy2655.jpg
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