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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby von thoma » 21 Apr 2016 01:10

Certainly the picture is baffling.
A reenactment group would have put the eagle on the overseas cap...harness and binoculars looks very real.
The vehicle doesn't seems to be restored.
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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby Sejanus » 21 Apr 2016 07:45

I think reenactors would also be displaying weapons for the camera and these two NCO's are not. I don't see anything on their belts, either. Decorations might be worn under the smock (left) and on the tunic the other sergeant is wearing under his Dot 44 camo uniform (on the right), if any.

The older appearing age of the sergeant on the left does not necessarily mean anything one way or the other as there was a manpower shortage. So far I think the photo is legit. What was it's source?

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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby von thoma » 21 Apr 2016 09:05

What was it's source?


Here the source: http://field-of-fire.com/ss-soldiers-ta ... eak-1940s/
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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby Alanmccoubrey » 21 Apr 2016 14:33

I thought that it was re-enactors because the cigarettes look so clean....stupid reason I know.
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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby von thoma » 23 Apr 2016 16:45

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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby Marcus Wendel » 23 Apr 2016 18:53

Please remember to post the source with the photos.

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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby GregSingh » 15 May 2016 10:15

Artillery training at SS-Truppenübungsplatz Beneschau in May 1943.
Nice close-up view of 105 mm leFH 18/40 optics.

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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby uhu » 15 May 2016 19:03

Two things make it look fake. The rear view mirrors on the "vehicle", and the king size cigarette that looks thin American store bought. Perhaps a blow up of the family in the background would help.

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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby AlifRafikKhan » 15 May 2016 20:12

GregSingh wrote:Artillery training at SS-Truppenübungsplatz Beneschau in May 1943.
Nice close-up view of 105 mm leFH 18/40 optics.



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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby von thoma » 19 May 2016 00:47

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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby von thoma » 12 Feb 2017 15:45

Der Führer Regiment ?


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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby Arto O » 13 Feb 2017 04:35

Thanks von thoma, very nice picture. Two question:
1. For what is the holster carried by rottenfuhrer in the middle? For the SMG or for the motorcycle?
2. The man sitting in the sidecar just on his left has something white on his helmet. A helmet decal?
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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby von thoma » 13 Feb 2017 23:05

Hello:
1) It's a map case, but may contain magazines for MP28.
2) It's a reissued World War I helmet M1918, with a left Heer decal.
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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby Arto O » 14 Feb 2017 03:07

Thanks von thoma,
1. A map case for low ranking man, but as a dispatch rider he need surely maps.
2. A heer decal in a SS unit. I never remember to seen one. Interesting.
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Re: Waffen-SS interesting photos

Postby von thoma » 16 Feb 2017 10:34

A heer decal in a SS unit. I never remember to seen one. Interesting.


Maybe it's not an SS.
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