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Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 09-16-2014, 05:40 PM
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Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, To connect these photos to Nazism is, in...

Hi,

To connect these photos to Nazism is, in my opinion a mistake.
One should remember that Schutzenfest etc., were a part of German tradition for many years before the Nazis.
The NSDAP merely...
Forum: Model Building and Display Forum 09-02-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, Made a great many Tamiya kits in the...

Hi,

Made a great many Tamiya kits in the early 1970's - thought they were great!
Just a kid, but very interested in WW2.
I see some of the modelling projects completed by members of the forum...
Forum: Book Review and Media 09-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi guys, A great loss to UK culture, loved...

Hi guys,

A great loss to UK culture, loved all the movies mentioned in this thread, in particular "The Sand Pebbles" (with Steve McQueen) and "A Bridge Too Far".
Also some of his early films,...
Forum: Living History Forum 09-02-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi Martin, It was an unusual, and totally...

Hi Martin,

It was an unusual, and totally unexpected situation!
The bomb itself was found about three feet from the kerb in a road which is well used by a lot of traffic daily.
Just under the...
Forum: Living History Forum 08-24-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi Martin, There is a Wikipedia page for...

Hi Martin,

There is a Wikipedia page for Minden, which tells you a good deal about the history of the town, which is significant because it straddles the river Weser, has several bridges and...
Forum: Living History Forum 08-22-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, Some people did! One my...

Hi,

Some people did!
One my mother-in-law's tenants locked his door, put the lights out and the TV off and sat in the dark until he went to bed.
Personally, it was more fun being evacuated;...
Forum: Living History Forum 08-19-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, Really enjoyed your photos! Looks like...

Hi,

Really enjoyed your photos!
Looks like a great event, wish I could have attended; love the Kubelwagens:laugh:
Thanks for showing your pics,

Best wishes,

john.:)
Forum: Living History Forum 08-19-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi Seigfried, My partner and I go to Minden...

Hi Seigfried,

My partner and I go to Minden about two times each year to visit her mother, although originally from Dortmund, her mother moved to Minden several years ago to be close to the rest...
Forum: Living History Forum 08-15-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi Ian, Many thanks for the links! We were...

Hi Ian,

Many thanks for the links!
We were transported to the school shown in the YouTube clips, luckily it was a warm night, so we sat mostly on the steps at the school entrance.
A great many...
Forum: Political Organizations 08-15-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, Great thread, with interesting items and...

Hi,

Great thread, with interesting items and information.
I well recall myself, many years ago hearing this music on TV over film of Hitler.
Have often thought about searching online for the...
Forum: Political Organizations 08-14-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, Really nice item! I wonder if anyone...

Hi,

Really nice item!
I wonder if anyone in the world collects Third Reich beermats as a theme?
Have seen a beermat for sale advertising "Trommler" cigarettes, which were produced by the SA; as...
Forum: Living History Forum 08-13-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By feldpost 58
1000kg UXB found in Minden, Westfalen.

Hi,

Returned from my holiday in Minden a few days ago, having a "memorable" first day there.
My partner and I arrived mid-afternoon on Monday 28th of July and went straight from the train station...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 07-25-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, An odd photograph, but must be a double...

Hi,

An odd photograph, but must be a double exposure.
Have a few like this myself, nothing supernatural here - I do not believe in this type of superstition.
Double exposure for sure.

Best...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 07-25-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, Fabulous card, very desirable and...

Hi,

Fabulous card, very desirable and certainly a rarity!
I have been sidetracked myself, from collecting militaria, to unwittingly collecting a lot of postcards.
Thanks for showing this gem!
...
Forum: Book Review and Media 07-24-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,754
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, Got my copy, very pleased with it;...

Hi,

Got my copy, very pleased with it; better than I remembered!

Best wishes,

John.:)
Forum: Book Review and Media 07-24-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,711
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, "The Battle Of The Bulge" is also my...

Hi,

"The Battle Of The Bulge" is also my favourite "hate" movie.
The modern tanks, the crappy dialogue; historical inaccuracies - you name it this movie has it!
Ironically, it was fantastic...
Forum: Book Review and Media 07-24-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, Bought this on DVD in 2006, as a...

Hi,

Bought this on DVD in 2006, as a double-bill with "Before The Raid" a propaganda short film about the occupation of Norway, which was produced in 1943; "Lili" being made in 1944.
Most British...
Forum: Book Review and Media 07-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, Hardy Kruger (an SS soldier during WW2)...

Hi,

Hardy Kruger (an SS soldier during WW2) took the lead role in the movie "The One That Got Away" in 1957.
It was a UK produced movie of the exploits of Franz von Werra, a Luftwaffe pilot who...
Forum: Groupings and Individual Soldier's History Archive Forum 07-22-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 89,992
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, I believe that this is one of the very...

Hi,

I believe that this is one of the very best threads on "Wehrmacht Awards".
True historical photographs, excellent detail provided by members here; kit to support the pics - what more could...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 07-20-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, Very good and interesting RAD album,...

Hi,

Very good and interesting RAD album, many thanks for showing; particularly enjoyed the combat and front line shots.

Very best wishes,

John.:)
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 07-18-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 187,149
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, No chance, the Children of the Damned! ...

Hi,

No chance, the Children of the Damned!
See the staring piercing eyes?
The blue-eyed, silent children?
Retarded, depraved and non-Aryan parents bred these terrifying mutants!
I am being...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 07-18-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, There are a great many of these...

Hi,

There are a great many of these miniature books, numbering about (to my knowledge) the 125+ mark.
Mostly Winterhilfswerk, but a good few Red Cross and NSV.
A great many are available for a...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 07-18-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, The red and white seals on these type of...

Hi,

The red and white seals on these type of letters usually denote that they are official civil contracts, house purchase or similar style agreements.
Bought a few of these for literally coppers...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 07-18-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, "Early" Luftwaffe eagle on the steel...

Hi,

"Early" Luftwaffe eagle on the steel helmet shows that this photograph is before the war.
Very good image, seems to be original.

Best wishes,

john.:)
Forum: Book Review and Media 07-13-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By feldpost 58
Hi, Have watched all the episodes of this...

Hi,

Have watched all the episodes of this show, finding it of great interest and quite amusing.
Lots of authentic kit, heavy trucks etc; very little of interest to a "normal" waged collector....
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