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    This is the first dog tag found it near Berlin.....
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    Last edited by Kolby72; 05-01-2011 at 01:35 AM.

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    Very nice Colby- that's 3. Batterie Nebel-Ersatz-Abteilung 2 - so the guy was possibly a Nebelwerfer crewman since the unit supplied troops to 4 Werfer-Brigaden, 5 Nebelwerfer-Regimenter, and 13 Nebelwerfer-Abteilungen; it was also associated with 7 chemical warfare units (Engiftungs-Abteilungen), so that's another possibility- but given that nothing like that was ever employed, and the Nebelwerfer were in fair quantities, that's a better bet I think.
    Last edited by Matt L; 05-01-2011 at 03:08 PM.
    Ohhhhh- pillage then burn...

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    Thanks for the reply, I couldn't believe my luck when I saw it!

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    I like it!

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    Thanks guys, I also posted a picture of the SS dog tag my buddy found

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    I have one of these from the 2. Batterie myself- interestingly the lettering matches perfectly, but the Stammrollennummer on mine is above, not below the unit title. So even if they had an identical stamp set or used the same one, sometimes it seems each Kompanie (Batterie) had their own way of marking discs anyway...
    Ohhhhh- pillage then burn...

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    Yeah I agree I have seen dozens of these and sometimes they got really creative and made their own. That's another reason it is hard to purchase these form different people. I like to find them myself lol

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    I'm always envious of you folks in Europe- so much history you can find that we have nothing like here in Canada... I'm certainly always glad you share though
    Ohhhhh- pillage then burn...

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    Thanks I hope to continue sharing with you guys!


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