Fascinating...Why take it away though?
And its in awesome condition to BOOT!!!!!!!. I hope they UP his Pension a bit. He could be living large if he could sell them. Damned Guberments!!!!!
The antitank gun was an 88 on a mobile platform.....amazing.
I think he was very thoughtful and well rounded..... ready for an armored advance and also in the defense.
Here is the account from Deutsche Welle.
German authorities seize WWII heavy weapons collection | Germany | DW.COM | 03.07.2015
part of an unending story.
The relationship of the Bw to the Wehrmacht has been in the news for sixty years and more.
bundeswehr.de: Der erste Traditionserlass der Bundeswehr
The raid in Bad Duerkheim that unearthed the Thorak sculptures from the garden of the chancellery led apparently to the seizure of said arms in an elegant suburb of Kiel.
I wonder what they would think of my collection?
Die Bundeswehr muss es richten: Weltkriegspanzer in Ostsee-Villa geborgen - n-tv.de
Here is the Panther restored by the late J. Littlefield. It was his final act, as it were.
The report on same from North German Broadcasting.