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Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik Today, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Gordon Craig
Uwe, Thanks for adding the pictures of the...

Uwe,

Thanks for adding the pictures of the documents. I didn't have much success in finding any.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik Today, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Gordon Craig
Honors Gallery and Restaurant Heck-ART ...

Honors

Gallery and Restaurant Heck-ART
In the GDR , numerous facilities, streets and schools carried the name Fritz Heckerts, so the union college "Fritz Heckert" in Bernau , the 31st...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik Today, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 71
Posted By Gordon Craig
Friedrich (Fritz) Carl Heckert (born March 28,...

Friedrich (Fritz) Carl Heckert (born March 28, 1884 in Chemnitz , † April 7, 1936 in Moscow ) was a German politician, co-founder of the Spartakusbundes and the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) and...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik Today, 03:12 PM
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Views: 71
Posted By Gordon Craig
Bio and history of Frederick (Fritz) Heckert

Bio and history of Frederick (Fritz) Heckert
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik Today, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Gordon Craig
Some more pictures.

Some more pictures.
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik Today, 03:02 PM
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Views: 71
Posted By Gordon Craig
Here is a translation of the different issues of...

Here is a translation of the different issues of this medal as printed in Bartel's book "DDR - SPEZIALKATALOG 1949-1990". I am not totally on my identification of the different models/issues so I...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik Today, 02:35 PM
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Posted By Gordon Craig
The Fritz Heckert Medal, Bartels #2804 through 2806

The Fritz Heckert Medal, Bartels #2804 through 2806;
named after the Communist and trade unionist Fritz Heckert; it was the highest honor of the Free German Trade Union Confederation (FDGB)....
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-07-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Gordon Craig
The tips on these "shoe lace" type ties makes it...

The tips on these "shoe lace" type ties makes it much easier to attach the shoulder boards. Especially on the later tunic where the holes are not finished on the edges as they are shown in the...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-06-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By Gordon Craig
Thanks for your comments. An important man in...

Thanks for your comments. An important man in German history and especially in the impact he had on the DDR.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-05-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By Gordon Craig
Ralph, Thanks for the kind words. I am...

Ralph,

Thanks for the kind words. I am always amazed at how long it takes to do something like my thread here. Good thing I enjoy research!

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-05-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By Gordon Craig
Hermann Duncker Hermann Ludwig Rudolph Duncker...

Hermann Duncker
Hermann Ludwig Rudolph Duncker (born May 24, 1874 in Hamburg , † June 22, 1960 in Bernau near Berlin ) was a German FDGB functionary and rector of the trade union school "Fritz...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-05-2019, 04:46 PM
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Views: 99
Posted By Gordon Craig
Hermann-Duncker Medal – Bartell #2807

Hermann-Duncker Medal – Bartell #2807
There are two issues of this medal; a) bronze, silver coated – 1972-82, & b) iron, nickle plated – 1982-89. The cased medal in my collection is of the 1972-82...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 12-05-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Gordon Craig
Mike, I can't comment on the colour of these...

Mike,

I can't comment on the colour of these mess tins for sure but PP Bln used helmets in similar colours at one point.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Police & Civil Organizations Forum 12-04-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Gordon Craig
There is another book by Helmut Rettinghauus "DIE...

There is another book by Helmut Rettinghauus "DIE BAHNPOLIZEI deutscher Eisenbahn", also in German, from approximately 1920 to present day. Organization, uniforms etc. More text than pictures but...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-03-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By Gordon Craig
Joel, They were never cheap, or should I...

Joel,

They were never cheap, or should I say, inexpensive. They were much more available when I bought than they are today.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-03-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By Gordon Craig
Ralph, Thanks for bringing this thread to...

Ralph,

Thanks for bringing this thread to life again. Many of the new East German collectors won't have a chance to add one of these stars to their collection. Here are pictures of my cased...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 11-25-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Gordon Craig
Gentlemen, Thanks for your comments on this...

Gentlemen,

Thanks for your comments on this dagger. I have already told my associate that the dagger is probably worth more as a "parts dagger" than it would be if sold as is but he is not...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 11-24-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Gordon Craig
Luftwaffe dagger-estate sale

Gentlemen,

A friend has been asked to help a widow disposed of some the artifacts her husband had collected over the years. One of those artifacts is a WWII Luftwaffe dagger. I haven't seen the...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-31-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,596
Posted By Gordon Craig
Really nice to see the group together. My...

Really nice to see the group together. My preferred way to by awards.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-19-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,958
Posted By Gordon Craig
Eric Graumann, You already have good answers...

Eric Graumann,

You already have good answers but I'll add my two cents worth. The Waffenbruderschaft medals were not give bronze then silver ect. There really is no relationship like that in...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-18-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 469
Posted By Gordon Craig
HPL2008, Thanks. Gordon

HPL2008,

Thanks.

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-18-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 469
Posted By Gordon Craig
Is this a Civil Defence uniform with Red Cross...

Is this a Civil Defence uniform with Red Cross association? The two badges are a bit confusing.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-17-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,625
Posted By Gordon Craig
TJ, Women's names are always a struggle in...

TJ,

Women's names are always a struggle in studying militaria. Women's names gave me a lot of problems when I lived Budapest and collected Hungarian militaria.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-17-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,530
Posted By Gordon Craig
Interesting video but the GST was the most...

Interesting video but the GST was the most interesting part for me.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-09-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,455
Posted By Gordon Craig
Kees, A few you say!!! Thanks for the post....

Kees,

A few you say!!! Thanks for the post. Interesting jacket.

Regards,

Gordon
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