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Old 07-15-2017, 03:20 AM   #571
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It would be nice had the poster actually said something about it. Most of us don't read Russian. Obviously this is not Rommel's baton, but this post is invaluable as to how the batons were constructed. Great post!!

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Old 07-23-2017, 08:47 AM   #572
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Not rommel's baton. Just a postwar example.
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What an interesting and informative thread, thankyou for taking the time to put this together and share it with us members Kevin.
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Erich Raeder baton.
Old 08-09-2017, 03:19 PM   #574
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Good photo of Raeder's baton.
https://postimg.org/image/f9xoc98gp/
I don't know how to post images, sorry. It asks for a link.
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Old 09-24-2017, 07:18 AM   #575
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For the first 9 army field marshals( Bock to Witzleben), firm Gebr. Godet & Co. made 4 while H.J. Wilm made 5.
Anyone knows which firm made which baton.
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Old 09-29-2017, 08:51 PM   #576
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Old 10-26-2017, 10:00 AM   #577
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Manfred Rommel in Stuttgart, 2001 displaying items and pieces that belonged to his father, including the batons.
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