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by TacAide
Sat Nov 28, 2009 9:37 pm
Forum: Medals and Awards
Topic: Finnish Bravery Medal - WW1
Replies: 4
Views: 4435

Re: Finnish Bravery Medal - WW1

Irland-redaktion wrote:Check out a genuine example

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/2ww-1941-finnish- ... 2557811a53
Yes. that closer to the description given above. Thanks.
by TacAide
Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:06 pm
Forum: Medals and Awards
Topic: Finnish Bravery Medal - WW1
Replies: 4
Views: 4435

Re: Finnish Bravery Medal - WW1

Thanks very much for that comprehensive reply. :D

Must admit that I did think the ribbon looked a little new and no comment that it was a replacement, as can sometimes happens.
by TacAide
Sat Nov 28, 2009 5:14 pm
Forum: Medals and Awards
Topic: Finnish Bravery Medal - WW1
Replies: 4
Views: 4435

Finnish Bravery Medal - WW1

One for Franz. This award is under auction on ebay at the moment and is currently at £56, will probably go higher. Described by the seller as "FINLAND - WW1 BRAVERY CROSS w swords - NECK CROSS the "IRON CROSS" of this state - top quality in good condition RARE! Are you familiar with the award? Unusu...
by TacAide
Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:49 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: RSL destroys its own war memorial
Replies: 13
Views: 8268

Re: RSL destroys its own war memorial

A most unusual event, to say the least, to 'destroy' your own war memorial. Generally such memorials are sacrosanct, perhaps the RSL moved it somewhere else?

Mystifying..... :?
by TacAide
Sat Oct 31, 2009 11:25 pm
Forum: Paperwork
Topic: Signals items
Replies: 9
Views: 2997

Re: Signals items

Just spotted this, as I mentioned before Battlegroup South are interested in all of the material you may reproduce, signals, company level admin., etc.

Regards
by TacAide
Mon Oct 19, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: Patherfinder Distribution - tents
Topic: Burlap Camo nets
Replies: 2
Views: 4701

Re: Burlap Camo nets

OK folks we are now there...... Thats looking pretty good - I'm fed up with trying to use a variety of materials to create an authentic looking, lightweight (not in the prejorative sense) and acceptable to the 'stitch-counters', WW2 German camo net. Well promoted too. Three of the four 'P's' requir...
by TacAide
Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:15 am
Forum: Anything WWII!
Topic: War in the Rear on the Eastern Front - Part 3
Replies: 2
Views: 3510

Re: War in the Rear on the Eastern Front - Part 3

Great read good sir Thanks Franz for the comment. Makes the research on this littleknown 'front' of WW2 worthwhile, although there are huge gaps in the actual historical narrative of this type of military action, generally referred to as "counter-insurgency/patriotic uprising", depending on your vi...
by TacAide
Mon Oct 05, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: Anything WWII!
Topic: War in the Rear on the Eastern Front - Part 3
Replies: 2
Views: 3510

War in the Rear on the Eastern Front - Part 3

War in the Rear on the Eastern Front – Part 3 The Front Behind the Front – January 1943 to Late 1944 In the second half of 1943 the Partisan Front was capable of launching major operations closely coordinated with Soviet military offensives. This capability was largely due to the measures taken by ...
by TacAide
Tue Sep 08, 2009 5:28 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Best way to clean an old rucksack!?
Replies: 7
Views: 1544

Re: Best way to clean an old rucksack!?

dagda wrote:I was going to wash it in lukewarm water with clothes washing crystals...............
Sorted! 8)
by TacAide
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: Best way to clean an old rucksack!?
Replies: 7
Views: 1544

Re: Best way to clean an old rucksack!?

I got a dated ww2 lufty rucksack but it could do with a clean!ideas chaps?? cheers Soak it with a few bottles of Krombacher, Mike - that stuff will remove anything! :wink: Anyway, unless its pink paint or something like that, leave it alone, adds to your already famous 'vet' look. But if you insist...
by TacAide
Thu Sep 03, 2009 9:11 am
Forum: Fallschirmjaeger
Topic: New Generation FJ shells
Replies: 33
Views: 9640

Re: New Generation FJ shells

The item cannot be viewed on the link posted above, has it been moved?
by TacAide
Tue Sep 01, 2009 9:17 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: Salute Show.
Replies: 17
Views: 2984

Re: Salute Show.

Matelot wrote:Sorry to spam, but, where did you get the extended piece for the Tan tent?

Manny
Thats one for the FJ. :wink: Dag, did you get that from Pathfinder?
by TacAide
Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: Salute Show.
Replies: 17
Views: 2984

Re: Salute Show.

dagda wrote:Nice shot of Eroek with the Reich battle flag behind him!!!lol
Yes and when he boots across the battlefield in your direction, all 6'4" of him, waving his Bren, its time to make a tactical withdrawl...fast! :)
by TacAide
Mon Aug 31, 2009 11:19 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: Salute Show.
Replies: 17
Views: 2984

Re: Salute Show.

..Such a nice thing to see some British gear and Polish flag! :D This group are part of: http://www.wargroup.net/, all are from Poland and reenact the Polish Para Brigade. I understand that an uncle of one of the guys actually jumped at Arnhem and survived the war. An excellent group of reenactors,...
by TacAide
Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: Radio/signals
Topic: German forces radio ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1591

Re: German forces radio ?

As part of the BGS 'static' public display we have put together a compilation of about 16 hours continuous play, a mix of speeches, military music, popular dance (swing), classical and traditional ballad-type music, all by German bands of the period. The material came from members and from this site...

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