Photos - Germans with captured firearms

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Javichu
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Post by Javichu » 26 Aug 2006 01:16

Not a Grease Gun, please notice the wooden stock under his right arm...Possibly a Beretta.

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Post by Boosh » 26 Aug 2006 01:31

You're right Javichu. Wow, I've got work to do with my small arms! I totally missed that stock.

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Post by Maigewitter » 26 Aug 2006 12:36

Beretta Model 1938/44 maybe?

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Post by Christian W. » 26 Aug 2006 13:39

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What is PPSh-41 doing in Tunisia? 8O

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Post by HotelBushranger » 26 Aug 2006 15:06

IIRC, these were DAK vets in Russia somewhere, maybe Ukraine.

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Post by Maigewitter » 26 Aug 2006 19:20

Im also not 100% sure but i think that these are soldiers (don't think that they are DAK vets..) in the south of Russia (Causus). AFAIK some soldiers who served there also got equipped with the tropical uniform.

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Post by Ingsoc75 » 28 Aug 2006 03:40

From the Bundesarchive:

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Post by Maigewitter » 28 Aug 2006 03:47

Woho, nice pics! Thanks for sharing them! :lol:

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Post by Maigewitter » 29 Aug 2006 23:14

Ok heres a soldier from Galicia with an ex-russian MG (DP-27 ??):

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Post by FRANCY RITTER » 05 Sep 2006 09:04

Hello to all!!! :)
Two Totenkopf NCO with Russians smg . :wink:
( From the left to right ) PPD40 and PPSH41

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From this site 2000 photos

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Post by Maigewitter » 05 Sep 2006 23:16

Thank you Francy! :)

..found another pic on the site you posted:

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A German soldier in winter camoflage fires a captured PPSH-41 machinegun by using his ski poles as support

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Post by Arensburger » 07 Sep 2006 21:46

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Post by HotelBushranger » 08 Sep 2006 10:41

Looks like an MP-18 (Bergmann is it?)

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Post by Maigewitter » 12 Sep 2006 23:48

Yes, looks like one, but it could also be a MP-28 in my opinion..

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Post by zmija » 14 Sep 2006 23:10

Source: Obramba 3/1997
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