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    While waiting for Mads map.
    I want to show that he left the second issue machine gun MGClick image for larger version. 

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    Hey guys,

    I know that some of you are waiting but Im quite busy at the moment, I will uploads some pics later tonight.

    rgds

    Mads

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    ]ok, mates here are the maps, the location is just south-east of Ramushevo.

    This map shows the first positions of the Frikorps. The few positions south of the Robja river belonged to Totenkopf.
    Brohoved = Bridgehead
    the cross marks the F.D. cemetery

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    The second map shows the first positions as well but also the attack on Bolschoj Dubowizy
    B.D. = Bolschoj Dubowizy
    F.D. = Attack by Frikorps Danmark, the arrow shaped positions shows a bataillon from Totenkopf covering the flanks

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    Hope you guys can use it!

    Mads

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    Very interesting Mads thanks for posting !!
    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

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    I dont know if Von Schalburg (commander of Freikorps Danmark) is still interned at that cemetery?

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    Quote by Vonforhud View Post
    I dont know if Von Schalburg (commander of Freikorps Danmark) is still interned at that cemetery?
    Weltkriegsopfer.de | Kriegstote/r: Christian Frederik Schalburg, von

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    Thank you for clearing that one up. I read the Russians destroyed the graveyard when they conquered the area. He had an honorfuneral in Denmark at the time.

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    Hey friends,

    I've found another map which was drawn by a frikorps veteran.

    1=Location where Schalburg was killed 2nd of June
    2= The starting positions for the attack on Bolschoj Dubowizy 11th of July
    3= Positions of the Frikorps from 17th of July until August.

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    Super interesting thread.

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    Before the war, on the banks of the river Robja were many villages. Sutoki and other ...........
    I want to tell you about one of these villages. Which was converted by the Germans in February 1942 into a stronghold.
    From this point on the offensive one of the divisions of the Wehrmacht in September 1942. Finding in the dugout all

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