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by POA1944
Fri Oct 03, 2014 4:25 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: most realistic looking reenactment photo
Replies: 321
Views: 150545

Re: most realistic looking reenactment photo

Grenadier Erich Kessler of the 275. Infanterie Division prepares to ambush a U.S Sherman tank with his newly issued Panzerfaust 60.


Hurtgen Forest, 1944.
by POA1944
Mon Mar 17, 2014 5:18 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Show your German field equipment set!
Replies: 5
Views: 3039

Re: Show your German field equipment set!

MPK wrote:Here is my late war SS gear.
Original German gas mask canister, and bag, G43 pouch, K98 pouch, bayonet. Repro M44 breadbag, Bayonet frog M44, and Tropical ystrap, SMwholesale zeltbahn Oak B. Sorry for the small pic 8)

Looks awesome! Keep up the good work!
by POA1944
Mon Mar 17, 2014 5:17 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Show your German field equipment set!
Replies: 5
Views: 3039

Re: Show your German field equipment set!

Looks great! :D Always nice to see quality late war heer kits. Afternoon, Here is my late war set up, everything is in good condition to represent the 'now-ness' and not that of antique kit. Still need to tweak and change a couple of things: Gasmask canister is 1944 with a 1945 dated latch, simplifi...
by POA1944
Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:58 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WTB Original WWII German Kar98 12 inch cleaning rod.
Replies: 0
Views: 566

WTB Original WWII German Kar98 12 inch cleaning rod.

I am in need or an original late war k98 cleaning rod for my rifle. It takes the 12 inch rod. Not the early style that is 10 inches. If you got one for sale. Please contact me and send me photos. I am looking for sellers in the United States.

Thanks.
by POA1944
Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:38 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: My breadbag items.
Replies: 27
Views: 8849

Re: My breadbag items.

Very nice POA, you just need to get a WW2 type butter dish instead of the mottled orange post War type, there were some on ebay, here's my bread bag contents which i use at events :wink: bread bag contents.jpg Peiper Thanks! And yeah I agree on the butter dish, I need to pick up a original soon. Bu...
by POA1944
Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: My breadbag items.
Replies: 27
Views: 8849

Re: My breadbag items.

Very nice POA, you just need to get a WW2 type butter dish instead of the mottled orange post War type, there were some on ebay, here's my bread bag contents which i use at events :wink: bread bag contents.jpg Peiper Thanks! And yeah I agree on the butter dish, I need to pick up a original soon. Bu...
by POA1944
Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:53 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: My breadbag items.
Replies: 27
Views: 8849

My breadbag items.

These are some items I carry in my breadbag at all times in the field. Original WWII German kar98 cleaning kit, lard dish, esbit stove with original 1944 box W/ tablets, Heer personal photo album, German spork, Handtowel, Breadbag strap, "captured" French sewing kit, Wool gloves and a pair of fussla...
by POA1944
Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:48 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Show your German field equipment set!
Replies: 5
Views: 3039

Show your German field equipment set!

This is my fieldgear setup for my late-war 1944-1945 Heer Infantry/Volksgrenadier impression. I use a mix of leather and webbed equipment for late war and a green bakelite cup. I will attach a photo of one in use in 1944 for those who are unaware of their usage during the war. Original Items as foll...
by POA1944
Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: Show us you!
Replies: 3415
Views: 482152

Re: Show us you!

Heer infanterie grenadiers prepare for battle during Operation Cobra-Saint-Lô, Normandy, France 1944
by POA1944
Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: Show us you!
Replies: 3415
Views: 482152

Re: Show us you!

Another one from that hellishly cold event. Photo credit goes to Lucas Ryan Photography, check him out on facebook, he's great. And a shameless plug for our new unit: https://www.facebook.com/pages/II-984-Grenadier-Regiment-275-Infanterie-Division/491990684228615?fref=ts cover1.jpg You guys look gr...
by POA1944
Mon Dec 30, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Uniforms and Insignia
Topic: 12. SS M44 Feldbluse?
Replies: 8
Views: 4207

Re: 12. SS M44 Feldbluse?

My mistake on the photo.
by POA1944
Sat Dec 28, 2013 5:22 am
Forum: Uniforms and Insignia
Topic: 12. SS M44 Feldbluse?
Replies: 8
Views: 4207

Re: 12. SS M44 Feldbluse?

I've seen photos of the 12. SS with them in the bulge. Here's a pic of one being worn by a captured 12. SS soldat in the Ardennes offensive.

Hope this helps! :)
by POA1944
Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:36 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: Show us you!
Replies: 3415
Views: 482152

Re: Show us you!

My impression as a late war Heer grenadier in the 709th Infanterie Division during the Normandy Invasion.
by POA1944
Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:28 am
Forum: Questions, Tips and Tricks
Topic: Treating old Leather
Replies: 11
Views: 5013

Re: Treating old Leather

I highly recommend NOT using a original canteen strap. They will break. I sadly found that out at my first event. When you run and your flask is full of water it will break. As mine did. I wish I had never used it now :cry:
by POA1944
Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:26 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Nice Repro Y-Strap
Replies: 12
Views: 3908

Re: Nice Repro Y-Strap

ATF's Y-straps are the best if you can get them.

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