The sight of this material also underscores how these sites have declined in the course of the past decade. In the opening phase, a lot of material and even more knowledge appeared, only then to be suffocated in the obscurantism of the internet know-it- all and blow- hards. So, for those of you new to all of this, take a long look, as you are not likely to see all of this in one place. And the prospects of building a collection are also compromised, in turn, by the rise of the internet bullies and mobsters who make the acquisition and ownership of these items problematic as well, with their digital droit de regard without adequate checks and balances and safeguards.
At least this site operates as a force for reason versus the modus procendi on the more popular sights, with the rule of the lynch mob.
Us and them - and after all we’re only ordinary men. Me, and you - God only knows it’s not what we would choose to do. Forward he cried from the rear, and the front rank died, and the general sat and the lines on the map moved from side to side.
- US & THEM, THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - PINK FLOYD
What an incredible collection.
Thank you for bumping this thread as well.
What a collection..great post a great resource
An incredible collection !!
"In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem