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Post by Chris Dale » 06 Sep 2008 16:41

Yes, they look to be Asienkorps. That's a great close up of the khaki field cap.
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Post by Chris Dale » 06 Sep 2008 16:44

Peter H wrote:The postwar veteran's association of the Asienkorps was the Bund der Asienkämpfer.This association included veterans with service in the Ottoman Empire,the Balkans,and the Orient.

The association published around 20 magazines with veteran accounts,memoirs between 1919 and 1938.


Hi Peter,
Do you know what the magazine was called? It sounds like it would be good reading...
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Post by Peter H » 06 Sep 2008 23:42

Chris

Called the Bund der Asienkämpfer etc,by month.

Here's some Bund der Asienkämpfer(BDAK) membership badges:

http://www.traditionsverband.de/magazin/abzeichen.html

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Post by Chris Dale » 07 Sep 2008 01:10

Thanks for that Peter, I'd not seen that article before...
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Post by Peter H » 02 Dec 2008 10:18

From ebay,seller lincancabur

http://cgi.ebay.de/Kaiserliche-Marine-D ... 240%3A1318

"Original Foto. Der Dampfer General wurde als Versorgunsschiff n der Türkei eingesetzt. S.a. Scan Rückseite"

Notation on back of postcard indicates IR46(?)arriving in Turkey
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Re: AsienKorps

Post by Peter H » 11 Dec 2008 05:08

From: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Categ ... ve_by_year

Deutsche Soldaten in Jerusalem

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Palästinafront, Begräbnis

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Post by Fallschirmjäger » 11 Dec 2008 06:08

Intersting pictures Peter,the band on the hats,i forget now,but is it red?,and the burial is for only one soldier too?.

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Post by Peter H » 11 Dec 2008 07:18

As per Chris' Colonial Uniforms website,"hatband is in black with red edging for the artillery, pioneers, machine gun units and transport troops".No idea about the grave.

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1916,Ras-el-Ain, Offiziere der Palästinamission

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Post by Fallschirmjäger » 11 Dec 2008 08:08

Ok thanks for that info Peter and the pictures,no handy colour plates of there uniform,think saw some in a book,khaki or brownish i think?.

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Post by Peter H » 11 Dec 2008 11:34

From page two of this topic:

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Also Chris Dale's website: http://www.germancolonialuniforms.co.uk/

Click on: German Army on Ottoman Fronts 1914-18,Tropical Uniforms

Although most German troops in the Ottoman Empire wore either standard German field grey or Ottoman khaki uniforms (see German and Ottoman Uniforms Page), the 1917 Pascha II Expedition (often known as the "Asienkorps") was issued khaki tropical uniforms.

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Post by Fallschirmjäger » 12 Dec 2008 10:36

Yea should have checked the thread first, Peter,thanks fof the info and website,which see i had saved already too.Just have so many sites and forums,but not enough the time to check them all as much as i would like.

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Post by Stellan Bojerud » 13 Dec 2008 10:46

Peter H wrote:
"Original Foto. Der Dampfer General wurde als Versorgunsschiff n der Türkei eingesetzt. S.a. Scan Rückseite"

Notation on back of postcard indicates IR46(?)arriving in Turkey


30/4 1918 Dampfer General II/IR 416

I guess there has been a misswriting and IR 416 is reversed. The Infantry Regiment sent to Turkey from Macedonia was IR 146. So the picture could pehaps be 2nd Bn IR 146 arriving 30th April 1918, which should make sence.

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Post by Peter H » 13 Jan 2009 11:21

Ebay: http://cgi.ebay.de/TURKEI-Palestinakaem ... dZViewItem

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"Palestinakämpfer Schutztruppe Tropenuniform 1917"
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Post by Crubin » 26 May 2010 18:50

Peter H wrote:Max Simon-Eberhard's memoirs Mit dem Asienkorps zur Palästinafront,1919,should also be noted.

Simon-Eberhard was an artillery Hauptmann in Turkey and later moved to Shanghai in 1932.He established the German newspaper the Deutsche Shanghai Zeitung in Shanghai,considered later as a pro-Nazi rag.

Simon(he changed his name to Simon-Eberhard after the war) served with Feldartillerie-Abteilung Nr.701.


Peter, do you by any chance have Max Simon Eberhard's document? Or have any idea how I can track it down?

Thank you.

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