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  2. German Militaria 1933-1945 Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. The German Stahlhelm: Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen SS and all others who wore the steel helmet

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    3. Uniforms and insignia of the three branches of the Armed Forces: Heer, Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine.

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    4. Allgemeine SS, SS-VT, SS-TV and Waffen SS.

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    6. Y-straps, ammo boxes, and other assorted kit, etc.

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    7. German Third Reich and other Axis ID discs and dedicated items

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    10. Field made items made by the German soldier

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    12. Japan, Italy, Finland, Bulgaria, Croatia, Vichy France, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, etc.

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    13. All about the Third Reich 1933 - 1945

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    3. Military Maritime Fleet , Landing Forces and Coastal Defense of the USSR

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    7. Items made by Soviet soldiers, airmen and sailors.

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    8. All Commissariats and Ministries of Internal Affairs, State Security & Police

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    10. ALL discussions pertaining to and inclusive of Communist Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia & Albania

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  4. The Western Allies Threads / Posts  Last Post

    WW2 US, British and Commonwealth militaria and history

    1. Please post you British and other Allied helmets here

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    2. Service dress caps, berets, overseas caps, etc.

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    4. Service dress, field jackets, Battledress, etc.

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    5. Post your insignia related questions here

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    6. All US & British/Commonwealth awards.

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    7. Webbing etc

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    8. This forum is for all Allied paperwork

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    9. US & British/Commonwealth edged weapons

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    10. Need help in finding a servicemans history etc: ask here.

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  5. Polish militaria Threads / Posts  Last Post

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    1. Uniforms, awards, equipment, photos, history.

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    3. Great War Uniforms, equipment, photos, history etc.

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  7. World firearms, ordnance, trench edged weapons Threads / Posts  Last Post

    World's firearms, ordnance and trench related edged weapons such as bayonets and trench knives

    1. Devoted to world's firearms

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    2. World ordnance from hand grenades and ammo to bombs and shells

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    3. All related to the trench edged weapons

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  8. Military Archaeology Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Relics of war and info about archaeology on battlefield sites.

    1. And other related ground found items

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    3. Post your non ground finds here.

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    4. A forum dedicated to War memorials, historical sites, battlefield tours, etc.

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    Aircraft and aviation history World War 1 - Vietnam War

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    The forum dedicated to the tanks, artillery and vehicles related things

    1. All about the history of WW1 and WW2 heavy weapons, armour and vehicles

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    4. All others nations which are not listed above

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    5. Show your model making skills here

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  11. Steel Helmets & Buttons - Other Threads / Posts  Last Post

    World Steel Helmets

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    1. All about. Uniforms, vehicles, photos papers etc

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    2. All about the Lithuanian Forces

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    Events, re-enactments, & research. Language support: English, Russian, Estonian, German

    1. WW2 Battle re-enactment and living history.

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    1. Discuss sources for militaria, collectors tools, games and any other hobby news. Military related subject matters only please.

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    2. Share your nice items with others!

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    3. Need advice on preserving your collection or restoring an item? Please post here.

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    4. Events - Collectors meetings, shows, fairs and flea markets. Places where one can find militaria and collectibles

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  14. Militaria Collector's Market Threads / Posts  Last Post

    The "FOR SALE" and "WANTED" section.

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    Find what's new in the ebay auction militaria market

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