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Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 07-08-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,764
Posted By Gordon Craig
I was posted to the Canadian Embassy in WSHDC...

I was posted to the Canadian Embassy in WSHDC during this time period. Interesting to watch this event from my home in Northern Virginia.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 07-06-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 265,941
Posted By Gordon Craig
TJ, Interesting photo. The some what...

TJ,

Interesting photo. The some what battered tracked vehicle actually belongs to the artillery and was not a tank destroyer. If memory serves me right, it was called a "Morser". A large...
Forum: Political Organizations 07-03-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Gordon Craig
Kecon, You will find an excellent discussion...

Kecon,

You will find an excellent discussion on these badges at the following url. You may have to become a member of the forum to look at the thread.

Regards,

Gordon
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Forum: Police & Civil Organizations Forum 07-02-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Gordon Craig
Oberbootsman, Can you share your discussion...

Oberbootsman,

Can you share your discussion with Matt? Either on this thread or via a PM?

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Police & Civil Organizations Forum 07-02-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Gordon Craig
Oberbootsman, An interesting award. Since I...

Oberbootsman,

An interesting award. Since I know nothing about this award I would like see it discussed. I was hoping that someone like Chris Ailsby would comment on it. Perhaps the owner of...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 06-23-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Gordon Craig
Texasuberalles, A non portable medal related...

Texasuberalles,

A non portable medal related to the National Fascist Party (PNF) started by Mussolini.
The wording on the PNF slogan on the front translates as "Credere, Obbedire, Combattere"...
Forum: Police & Civil Organizations Forum 06-17-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Gordon Craig
stonemint, I saw this on emedals and for the...

stonemint,

I saw this on emedals and for the damaged condition that seems like a lot of money! Thanks for letting us know what the hammer price was.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: British and Commonwealth Militaria 06-15-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Gordon Craig
martin guerre, First you need to determine...

martin guerre,

First you need to determine if this is a Mk III or a Mk IV helmet. The MK III was worn on D Day by Canadian troops. The MK IV wasn't made until after the war. The attached wiki...
Forum: Police & Civil Organizations Forum 06-08-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Gordon Craig
Ron R, Thanks for the additional comments on...

Ron R,

Thanks for the additional comments on #4. I hadn't seen the other two oval medals before.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Police & Civil Organizations Forum 06-05-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Gordon Craig
#4 is a religious pin from the city of Trier in...

#4 is a religious pin from the city of Trier in the Rhine-Palatinate. Situated on the banks of the Moselle river close to Luxembourg.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 06-04-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Gordon Craig
The instruction pamphlet. No doubt all of 826...

The instruction pamphlet. No doubt all of 826 helmets came with a instruction pamphlet in the appropriate language.
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 06-04-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Gordon Craig
One more "blue" G Helme. This one has no UN...

One more "blue" G Helme. This one has no UN markings and is possibly made for the civilian market such as journalists etc. This helmet is brand new and never issued to anyone. It comes with the...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 06-04-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Gordon Craig
Now for some UN G Helme that are not worn by the...

Now for some UN G Helme that are not worn by the Bundeswehr but are made in Germany by well known helmet makers. This one by Schubert. It has seen lots of use in its day. Note that this is...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 06-04-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Gordon Craig
Bundeswehr helmets in the UN

Gentlemen,

To continue with more photos of the G Helme lets look its use in the UN. The Bundeswehr does not wear, as a rule, blue painted G Helme. The soldiers are issued a blue cloth cover with...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 06-03-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Gordon Craig
Steve, I agree that it is unusual to get the...

Steve,

I agree that it is unusual to get the whole thing still together. Make what is written in the helmet all that more interesting.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 06-03-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Gordon Craig
PK, Thanks for your thoughts on the C1. ...

PK,

Thanks for your thoughts on the C1. Interesting idea.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 06-03-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Gordon Craig
#2

#2
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 06-03-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Gordon Craig
The G helm

Gentlemen,

This is an interesting helmet from my collection. A G helm set up with communications equipment for use in an armoured vehicle. It probably comes as a set and perhaps only for use in...
Forum: Political Organizations 06-01-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,996
Posted By Gordon Craig
Capt. R. Very nice display. I wasn't aware...

Capt. R.

Very nice display. I wasn't aware that there were books on this area of collecting. Some very interesting designs pictured.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Police & Civil Organizations Forum 05-29-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Gordon Craig
Ron, As usual a great badge and a wonderful...

Ron,

As usual a great badge and a wonderful display. Thanks for posting these pictures'

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 05-22-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Gordon Craig
Ralph, Your welcome. I was luck years ago...

Ralph,

Your welcome. I was luck years ago when I was able to buy all three in their original boxes.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Political Organizations 05-22-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Gordon Craig
Nick E, No photos to comment on. ...

Nick E,

No photos to comment on.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 05-21-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Gordon Craig
Medal for outstanding achievements in socialist education in the pioneer organization

Medal for outstanding achievements in socialist education in the pioneer organization "Ernst Thälmann
The medal for outstanding achievements in socialist education in the pioneering organization...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-19-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Gordon Craig
I think enorepap is in the correct area. The...

I think enorepap is in the correct area. The leaves on the badge are definitely Czech but the eagle looks Hungarian.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 05-17-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 881
Posted By Gordon Craig
Steve, Re numbered of chutes that survived. ...

Steve,

Re numbered of chutes that survived. I own two East German chutes and not a lot of them survived for very good reason. According to the regulations once a chute was 15 years old it could...
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