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Can you identify this (flag?) streamer PLEASE

Article about: Hi All, A steamer which I have had in my Bundy collection for a few years and which I am trying to identify please. Regards Michael ryan

  1. #11


    Hi Harti, The streamer is in a box in the garage. I will go and have a dig and get back to you. Thank you once again for the brilliant photos and references!!!!!
    Cheers Michael

    PS Ary you a collector or just very knowledgeable?????????????

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  3. #12


    I'm a collector of third reich militaria...but I was a Bundeswehr-soldier in a NATO headquarter for 12 I guess I'm also a little bit knowledgeable

  4. #13


    In the meantime I found one more picture from the town of Hameln in germany

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    The next picture is a foto of a Fahnenband certificate awarded in 1994

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    In the spirit of the common task and in recognition of the services rendered in Germany in the cause of peace and freedom
    13th Signal Regiment (Radio)
    has been awarded the
    Fahnenband of the Federal Republic of Germany

    The Federal Minister of Defence
    Bonn 2 July 1994

    This is the official award regulation...

    The Bundesprasident of the Federal Republik of Germany has agreed, to the proposal of the Federal Minister of Defence to present allied units of battalion or equivalent size upwards who leave the Federal Republik of Germany after five years or more service with a "Fahnenband" in recognition of their services.
    The front of the "Fahnenbander"is inscribed from bottom to top with the following text:
    Einsatz Fur Frieden und Freiheit.
    Whilst the reverse has:
    Bundesrepublik Deutschland [Year of awarding]
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  5. #14


    So...that's it for today.
    I found this (complete?) list of awarded Fahnenbänder to foreign troops in germany:

    1991: 1st Infantry Division der US Army in Göppingen
    1994: 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders der British Army in Berlin
    1994: 1st Battalion, Queen's Lancashire Regiment der British Army in Berlin
    1994: 229th Signals Squadron R Signals, Berlin Infantry Brigade der British Army in Berlin
    1999: 2e régiment d'artillerie des Französischen Heeres in Landau
    2002: belgische Truppen
    2010: Allied Rapid Reaction Corps der NATO in Mönchengladbach
    2011: 1st Air Cavalry Brigade der US Army in Fort Hood, Texas
    2013: 101st Provost Company der British Army in Xanten
    2014: 1st Armoured Division der British Army in Herford
    2015: 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery der British Army in Bergen
    2015: 32nd Engineer Regiment der British Army in Bergen
    2015: 2nd Medical Regiment der British Army in Bergen
    2015: 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards der British Army in Paderborn
    2015: 102nd Logistic Brigade der British Army in Gütersloh
    2015: 1st Logistic Support Regiment der British Army in Gütersloh
    2016: 28th Engineer Regiment der British Army in Hameln

  6. #15


    Hi hartri, Thank you once again for your information and pictures!!!! Now, a question for you. I note that the Certificate of Award is in the name of the Federal Minister of Defence and my question is, were these streamers awarded to Air Force and Naval elements also or only Army???

    Cheers Michael

    PS You did not answere my question in Post 11??

  7. #16


    Quote by Michael Ryan View Post
    PS You did not answere my question in Post 11??
    Hello Michael,
    Please see post #12.
    Searching for anything relating to, Anton Boos, 934 Stamm. Kp. Pz. Erz. Abt. 7, 3 Kompanie, Panzer-Regiment 2, 16th Panzer-Division (My father)

  8. #17


    I can't find any foreign Air Force or Naval element the Fahnenband of the Federal Republic of Germany was given to.

    There were only german Air Force or Naval elements which received it

    1997: Jagdbombergeschwader 32 in Lagerlechfeld [fighter-bomber squadron]
    1997: Aufklärungsgeschwader 51 „Immelmann“ in Jagel [reconnaissance squadron]
    1997: Lufttransportgeschwader 61 in Landsberg am Lech [air transport squadron]
    1997: Lufttransportgeschwader 62 in Wunsdorf
    1997: Lufttransportgeschwader 63 in Hohn
    1997: 2. Fregattengeschwader in Wilhelmshaven [frigates squadron]
    1997: 4. Fregattengeschwader in Wilhelmshaven
    1997: Troßgeschwader in Wilhelmshaven [supply squadron???]
    1997: Marinefliegergeschwader 3 „Graf Zeppelin“ in Nordholz [marine aircraft squadron]


  9. #18


    Cheers Ralph, I must be blind as well as stupid!!
    Cheers Michael

  10. #19


    Hi Harti, I did not realise that these steamers were both national (German) and international. Having awarded them to Army units, it seems a bit strange that AF/N units were excluded? I have two of them and was hoping that RAF units received them so I could have added one to my RAF collection. Aw well never mind. I wrote to the Bundeswehr in the Bendler Building a few weeks ago re beret badges and received a very informative response from a Hauptman. What TR gear are you interested in?
    Cheers Michael

  11. #20


    Hi Michael, I'm not sure if AF/N units were excluded...and I guess my list is not complete. There is no Fahnenband awarded in 1992...and your Band has the 1992 on it. So there must be a ceremony in this year

    The main thing I'm collecting are flags...


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