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AlifRafikKhan wrote:Ye, agree! Great collection you have, FMModel!
Which picture do you mean, Bil?
Das Reich infantry during street fighting in Kharkov, March 1943. The soldier firing on the right wears a sheepskin vest over his tunic, and the reversible white/mouse grey winter combat trousers. The centre figure, in snow camouflage smock and greatcoat, is an MG42 team member. He has a spare barrel slung in its canister on his back, and an ammunition belt box...
Source : "2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich" from Osprey
bil wrote:I'm home again,at least for a little bit.Back to page one of this thread-from Squadron/Signal book 'Waffen SS in Action' The photo is entitled-'A StuG III A of the !. Kompanie SS Sturmgeshutz-Abteilung "LSSAH'approaches the first Soviet T-34 encountered by this unit,Mariupol,Russia,July 1941.The SS men are evacuating SS-Unterscharfuhrer Bergemann after his unsuccessful attempt to destroy the tank with a mine.Several rounds fired against the tank at a range of 25 meters failed to damage it.Destruction came as a result of gasoline 'bombs' being hurled against the vehicle and setting it afire' I would think the damage to the track and road wheels was done by means other than gasoline bombs,however.Thanks for all of the pics! ---bil
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