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SS officers in Poland, ca. late 1939, ethnic German Selbstschutz.

Article about: Selbstschutz leaders in Bydgoszcz: SS-Standartenführer Ludolf von Alvensleben, SS-Obersturmbannführer Erich Spaarmann, SS-Obersturmbannführer Hans Kölzow, SS-Sturmbannführer Christian Schnug

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    Default SS officers in Poland, ca. late 1939, ethnic German Selbstschutz.

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    damit, basta.

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    Please do not ask for more of this image, this is all I have. Perhaps someone knows more of the context.
    damit, basta.

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    What does the inscription on the armband read?

    Thanks, Tony

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    An interesting image of men who are in charge. They certainly look as though at this point in their lives they have nothing to fear.
    BOB

    LIFE'S LOSERS NEVER LEARN FROM THE ERROR OF THEIR WAYS.

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    Quote by locloc08 View Post
    What does the inscription on the armband read?

    Thanks, Tony
    Deutscher Selbstschutz, or Selbstschutz. Someone else knows better than I.
    damit, basta.

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    This related discussion over on the AHF is of interest here:

    Axis History Forum • Id Selbschutz 1939 Pommern

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    Wow, that guy in the middle is a BIG DUDE . Id hate to Get interrogated by him!

    Here's some info from the link provided by HPL (thanks Andreas ) also, another image of the same men from the pic in the OP plus a few more.


    "Chris,

    Ist pic is very interesting. Never seen before the armband "Selbstschutz".
    Selbstschutz was my first field of research.
    I published an article in 1991 upon Selbstschutz in west Poland territories (in French).

    To help you here a chart of Selbstschutz Westpreussen.

    - Selbstschutz Führer : SS Oberf Ludolf von Alvensleben. (4)
    Inspektion Bromberg Ostubaf Erich Sparmann
    Inspektion Plutowa SS Staf Ludolf Jakob von Alvensleben (6)
    Inspektion Strasburg SS Staf Alexander von Woedtke
    Inspektion Konitz SS Staf Heinz Mocek
    Inspektion Preuss. Stargard SS Stubaf Josef Meier
    Inspektion Hohensalza SS Ostubaf Dr Hans Kolzow

    Best,
    Georges."
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    If I have time machine all what I need its Bushmaster 50.
    Guys say cheese and we started make some snap SHOOTS.
    Dean of course first snap SHOOT its pointed at this big nice guy
    Last edited by Stirlitz wiedzial; 08-29-2013 at 11:45 AM.

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    Yep! Always take out the biggest guy first !! Then the others will surrender and you can take their nice uniforms and caps

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