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Take a guess on this one what do you think it is ??
The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )
1st July 1916
Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader
House Carles at the Battle of Hastings
the black cross with silver trim ? :-)
Looking for following WWII German items:
- anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
- entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
- forestry and hunting items,
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I think it's a CROSS MADE OF IRON (hint hint)
I do not know anything about german millitary stuff, i work for collector, and since you are experts in german stuff i assumed that i can get some help
It's the zinc stoat of Budapest 2nd class!...
It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.
I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...
Then again if its someone causing mischief, then shame on you......
Prost ! Steve.
"The German Army is the perfectly adapted, perfectly running Machine. The difference is that the Germans are organised with a view to War...with the cold, hard, practical and business-like purpose of winning victories."
G.W. Steevens - The Daily Mail (1897)
'Anton Schenkl' EK2 in rough condition.
Good eyes Ingrid! It is indeed from this maker but obviously missing a ribbon, ribbon ring and it's in very poor condition. There is very little value like this unfortunately. Maybe $50?
Looking for LDO marked EK2s and items relating to U-406.....
Well done Ingrid! You are our EK Guru
"In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem