Unit emblems identification help

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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 19 Nov 2018 19:15

Hi, can someone ID the emblem on this bus? The picture was taken during Balkanfeldzug 1941.

Source: https://audiovis.nac.gov.pl/obraz/1196/ ... 485e8540d/
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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by yantaylor » 19 Nov 2018 20:33

Why it looks like a black scotty dog.

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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by Alanmccoubrey » 20 Nov 2018 10:42

Stuka Geschwader 2 used that.
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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by Georg von Dieditz » 26 Jan 2019 18:45

Hello,
can someone help me with signs on this motorcycle? I know, that lower one is for military police, but what about the upper one and the letters „Wil“ or is it „WII“?
Thank you, Georg
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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by schwarzermai » 27 Jan 2019 10:10

it's "WH" = "Wehrmacht Heer"
viewtopic.php?f=70&t=112552&start=195#p2028003

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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by Alanmccoubrey » 27 Jan 2019 12:14

That isn't the tactical sign for the Military Police, theirs was a stylised traffic wand not a diagonal line across the rectangle. To me the letters on the rear mudguard look more like Wil than WH.
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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by Georg von Dieditz » 27 Jan 2019 21:04

Alanmccoubrey wrote:
27 Jan 2019 12:14
That isn't the tactical sign for the Military Police, theirs was a stylised traffic wand not a diagonal line across the rectangle. To me the letters on the rear mudguard look more like Wil than WH.
Hi Alan,
according to the american wartime handbooks on german military symbols, diagonal line across the rectangle should be symbol for military police...
For example here: http://maps.mapywig.org/m/m_documents/E ... S_1944.pdf

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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by Alanmccoubrey » 29 Jan 2019 20:25

As so often then the US Intelligence got it wrong. Have a look on this site and scroll down to Rear Echelon Units.

http://niehorster.org/011_germany/symbo ... ls_43.html
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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by Fred Perry » 06 Mar 2019 18:55

What is this unit?
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Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 06 Mar 2019 20:09

Yes Alan, a good reference site but you should have looked at the 1941-42 symbols too.
http://www.niehorster.org/011_germany/s ... ls_41.html
As for the “wil” I agree with schwarzermai, it’s a muddy and weathered WH.

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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by B Hellqvist » 07 Mar 2019 04:21

Fred Perry wrote:
06 Mar 2019 18:55
What is this unit?
Seems to be the Gothic "M" of a machine gun battalion, in this case MG-Bataillon 13.

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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by B Hellqvist » 09 Mar 2019 22:21

Anyone know which division this truck belongs to? My guess is that it's from Vienna, as the Ferris wheel looks like the one in the Prater.
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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by Freebird » 31 Mar 2019 22:05

reinaart wrote:
25 Feb 2012 11:12
In the meantime I "ve found the answer, the sign is of Sturmgeschütz Brigade 276:
http://www.hl-barbara.de/51-Verbaende_Stg_Brig_276.htm

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Does anyone have a link to the emblem for Sturmartillerie brigade 280?

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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by B Hellqvist » 07 Apr 2019 03:54

Does anyone recognize the emblem on this railway car? The unit might've been involved in the invasion or occupation of Norway.
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Re: Unit emblems identification help

Post by B Hellqvist » 25 May 2019 03:08

This looks like a tactical sign, but I have been unable to find it in the lists published on Lexikon der Wehrmacht or Niehorster. Does anyone know what it is? It's on the left front fender of a Luftwaffe vehicle.
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