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Hand powered flashlights used by Polish soldiers?

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    Does anyone have any info on the possible issue and use of hand powered dynamo flashlights by Polish soldiers? I found this photo on the Internet and I remember my father had one.

    Hand powered flashlights used by Polish soldiers?
    See the middle of this Polish soldier's kit for the dynamo flashlight.

    I have read that Allied soldiers did pick these up in Holland during the war. However in the photo it appears to be part of the soldier's kit.

    Hand powered flashlights used by Polish soldiers?
    This is a 1942 Phillips model. These were appropriated by the Germans and issued to the Wehrmacht.

    Hand powered flashlights used by Polish soldiers?
    This is a 1944 Genes model - anyone know anything about it?

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    Is there any info on these or a place to get spare parts?Hand powered flashlights used by Polish soldiers?Hand powered flashlights used by Polish soldiers?

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    Was this the WWII equivalent of today's battery-less wind-up torch
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