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pics of fallschirmjager in holland 1940

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    some pics of fallschirmjager in holland 1940-battle around the moerdijkbridges near Rotterdam
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    Nice pics mate! Thanks for sharing

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    more pics of fj in may 1940-one picture shows a section fj transported by truck you believe or not these are fj who has not finished jumpschool there were hard needed for the batlle in holland-they have not issued the fj helmet and not the jumpboots
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    i like the pic of the MG34 crew, there is a water cooled browning behind them.

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    I could look at these pictures for hours!

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    Quote by gooseandspoons View Post
    i like the pic of the MG34 crew, there is a water cooled browning behind them.
    Hi, actually it is not a Browning. It is a British made Vickers. (I have one in my collection) The Dutch used these in 1940.

    See here for more info:

    Dutch machineguns [War over Holland - May 1940: the Dutch struggle]

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Excellent pics

    Thanks for showing them I find the Fallschirmjager uniform fascinating and I like to study pics like these
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    the pics also show what look like dutch soldiers but maybe these are some of the first brandenburgers any thoughts anyone . and as per Ade is 100% on the MG.

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