07-17-2015 11:19 AM
Excellent information as always!
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Excellent documentation of the German attention to detail and uniformity Mr. Saris. I've always been fascinated with these cards.
Courage is not the lack of fear, it is the ability to take action, no matter the cost.
Great information Wim, I have not seen some of those markers before.
Thanks as always for your detailed information and shared knowledge.
"Currently looking for period items relating to the German city of Amberg."
A learning experience sir. Thank You.
That's why this is one of the best forums. But I am not the only one. There are quite some more here
with a lot of knowledge.
The shown material was in a draw for many years. It was - for me anyway - not enough for writing
an article for the Military Advisor or so. I hope by showing it here, it gives others also a bit of new
"Wir sollen auch unser Leben für die Brüder lassen" (1.Joh.3.16):
zum Gedächtnis Wilhelm Schenk. Er starb fürs Vaterland am 13. Juni 1916
Many thanks Wim , another education for us all !!
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