Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
To be fair though Ade was first to get it right via PM.
Good call Kris, yes, the bedroom furniture of Queen Luise, wife of King Frederic Wilhelm III which is on display in her bedroom in the Schloss Charlottenburg, Berlin.
It was designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel who designed the Eisernes Kreuz and who we have to thank for this section of the forum. (Although we can also thank Ade who set it up.)
The Schloss Charlottenburg.......
Last edited by Adrian; 02-07-2012 at 10:28 AM.
Looking for LDO marked EK2s and items relating to U-406.....
So his wives, not his.
Whatever its just an opinion.
Nice thread Adrian and a great history lesson
Just to carry it on , what has this picture got to do with the Iron Cross ?
"In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem
You guys are too crazily well informed. I'm still trying to figure out what I'm eating for lunch, so I've no answer to Nick's querre. This is quite entertaining though.
Courage is not the lack of fear, it is the ability to take action, no matter the cost.
Shot in the dark, Is that where the EK was instituted or first awarded?