The official AHF Allied & Neutral Armies quiz thread

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Re: The official AHF Allied & Neutral Armies quiz thread

Post by John Hilly » 18 Dec 2012 11:53

Ok Iffig. I try to take 'the burden' off your back!
Gen. Lucjan Żeligowski?

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Re: The official AHF Allied & Neutral Armies quiz thread

Post by iffig » 18 Dec 2012 13:17

Yes indeed .... I know he played only a minor role in WWII, that was the difficulty.
Thank you for having found, I was going to give up!
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Post by John Hilly » 19 Dec 2012 12:37

Thanks Iffig.
Maybe you help me in digging this.
So who?
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Post by John Hilly » 20 Dec 2012 13:26

This man was the Minister of Defense of his country in the years of trouble.

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Re: The official AHF Allied & Neutral Armies quiz thread

Post by iffig » 20 Dec 2012 16:19

Birger Ljungberg, Mminister of Defense of Norway at the eve of WW II. From his uniform, he was obviously a Norwegian. The decisive clue was that he lead a political career .....
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Post by John Hilly » 20 Dec 2012 18:19

Quite right Iffig!
Actually I had planned to post this on the A&N Nations thread, but somehow it slipped here.
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Re: The official AHF Allied & Neutral Armies quiz thread

Post by iffig » 20 Dec 2012 21:04

Thank you! Next question: his uniform notwithstanding, a member of an Allied Army Unit .... .

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Post by iffig » 23 Dec 2012 11:29

Same guy, but with his actual uniform .....


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Post by iffig » 29 Dec 2012 09:43

A view of his battle dress, with a important clue: the unit he belonged to!

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Post by John Hilly » 29 Dec 2012 16:00

E G Malindine AFPU / 2nd Army?

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Post by iffig » 29 Dec 2012 16:30

You are on the track, but that's not the one you say.
The one on my pictures was trained as a sound recorder but during the war he acted as a photographer.
His BD was pictured after WW II, as he was only a lieutenant until June, 25 th 1946.

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Re: The official AHF Allied & Neutral Armies quiz thread

Post by iffig » 30 Dec 2012 21:19

New clue:

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Post by John Hilly » 31 Dec 2012 14:46

iffig wrote:The one on my pictures was trained as a sound recorder but during the war he acted as a photographer.
"Lieutenant Peter Handford, the Army Film Unit’s only sound recordist in North West Europe."
From: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205212674
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Post by iffig » 31 Dec 2012 15:56

Exactly!
He won an award for his sound recording in "Out of Africa" and in some other films too (my next clues, just in case ....).
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Re: The official AHF Allied & Neutral Armies quiz thread

Post by John Hilly » 01 Jan 2013 15:04

iffig wrote:He won an award for his sound recording in "Out of Africa" and in some other films too (my next clues, just in case ....).
Thx. I thought that the hint was Redford - Hardford! :D

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