Jump to content

Featured
Photo

Winston Churchill, From Scapegoat to Hero

Posted by Brian Wolfe in News From the Home Office. , 01 December 2014 · 227 views

Winston Churchill, From Scapegoat to Hero
 

 
Part One: The Boer War to 1939.
 
History, especially military history, is ripe with myth and legend in regard to politics, battles and war leaders.  Myths such as “Germany almost won the Second World War”, which is pure nonsense and a topic for another blog at a...


Toggle Notice Board & Highlighted New Areas Notice Board & Highlighted New Areas

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

GMIC Competition Forum

This section is for Competitions for Members Only

 This forum led by Mervyn Mitton

  • 5 topics
  • 63 replies
RESULTS OF 2014 PHOTO COMP.... - last post by Rogi
CIMG5491

2014 GMIC Photographic Competition

  • 260 images
  • 13 comments
  • Jock Auld
  • 31 Oct 2014

Military Art

Discussions for the artistic amongst us. Covers paintings, drawing, photography and modelling.

 This forum led by Laurence Strong

  • 217 topics
  • 3,407 replies
Painting stuff - last post by Tony

Latest Classified Sales

Sales area

  • 3,896 Hits

Members Help Area

  • 8 topics
  • 10 replies
Document Archive - last post by speagle

Toggle WWI Centenary Forum WWI Centenary Forum

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

The Great War 1914 to 1918

For discussions relating to the military history of The Great War.

 This forum led by IrishGunner

  • 297 topics
  • 2,842 replies
Killed after the Armistice - last post by Jeff Mc William

Allied (Entente) Powers

Post all militaria including medal, orders and decorations to the Allied Powers including: Belgium, British Empire, Republic of France, Greece,, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, United States,

  • 12 topics
  • 51 replies
Tank Corps Embroidery - last post by Robin Lumsden

Central Powers

Post all militaria including medal, orders and decorations to the Central Powers including: German Empire, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria.

  • 5 topics
  • 20 replies
German Kriegsnagelung - last post by Odulf

WWI Centenary Information

Post your articles and links to any information relating to the Centenary here.

  • 41 topics
  • 326 replies
WW1 CENTENARY TREKKOPJE NAM... - last post by paul wood

Toggle Great Britain & Commonwealth Realms Great Britain & Commonwealth Realms

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Great Britain: Orders, Gallantry, Campaign Medals

For Discussions on all aspects of British Civic Orders, Gallantry Awards, Military Campaign Medals, Long Service and Jubilee Medals (not specifically covered in Colonial or Commonwealth Sections) of the United Kingdom of Great Britain

 This forum led by Brian Wolfe, Mervyn Mitton

  • 1,424 topics
  • 14,605 replies
MM infor - last post by badger123

Great Britain: Militaria: Badges, Uniforms & Equipment

For Discussions relating to all aspects of British Militaria including: Swords, Firearms, Badges, Insignia, Uniforms, Headgear, & Equipment.

 This forum led by Brian Wolfe, Mervyn Mitton

  • 1,311 topics
  • 13,669 replies
smatchet knife - last post by Chris Boonzaier

Great Britain: Research, Documentation & History

For topics relating to researched medal groups, research of British/Colonial servicemen & women or items of historical military interest.

 This forum led by Brian Wolfe, Mervyn Mitton

  • 615 topics
  • 4,365 replies
Very unusual aircraft badge - last post by Mervyn Mitton

Great Britain: British & Colonial Police Forces

For discussions relating to the history of the British Police & Fire Services. It includes the many Colonial Police Forces of the Empire & Commonwealth.

 This forum led by Brian Wolfe, Mervyn Mitton

  • 546 topics
  • 5,693 replies
Whitechapel Murders - last post by bigjarofwasps

Great Britain: Empire: Colonial Including South Africa & India: Awards, Militaria & History

Medals, Awards, Badges, Research, Militaria and History of the Empire to include wars & campaigns in colonies that were part of the British Empire such as South Africa India & Hong Kong

 This forum led by Mervyn Mitton, QSAMIKE

  • 248 topics
  • 2,642 replies
Kellner's Cup - last post by Kerry Langford

Commonwealth Realms: Canada, New Zealand & Australia Medals & Militaria

For discussions relating to Medals, Awards, Uniform, Equipment & History of Canada, New Zealand & Australia

 This forum led by Brian Wolfe, peter monahan

  • 214 topics
  • 1,634 replies
NZSAS Awards - last post by Pagan

Toggle Germany: Germany:

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Deutsche Kaiserreich: Man spricht Denglish

Deutsch sprechendes Forum. Während aller Zeiträume der deutschen Militärgeschichte.

 This forum led by Chip, Naxos, speedytop

  • 33 topics
  • 154 replies
Urkundengruppe des Hauptman... - last post by Homerjey

Germany: All Eras: Signature Database

Post images of signatures that you own so we can start a comprehensive database of German official signatures from all eras.

 This forum led by Eric JB, hucks216

  • 662 topics
  • 621 replies
Streve, Gustav (FHQ) - last post by gruzd

Germany: All Eras: The Iron Cross

All Classes of Iron Cross awarded 1815 to 1945

 This forum led by Brian R, Chris Boonzaier

  • 2,343 topics
  • 21,979 replies
Schütze with two award docu... - last post by Chris Boonzaier

Germany: Imperial: The Orders, Decorations and Medals of The Imperial German States

This section if for comprehensive discussion on the Awards and Decorations of the Imperial German States.

 This forum led by Dave Danner, Deruelle, Naxos

  • 5,028 topics
  • 60,442 replies
Carsten Ziege # 43 11/17/2012 - last post by rabaduex

Germany: Imperial: Rick (Research) Lundstrom Forum for Documentation and Photographs

Forum established in memory of Rick (Research) Lundstrom 1956-2013 : Imperial German historical research, documentation and photographs

 This forum led by Glenn J, Chris Boonzaier, speedytop

  • 2,293 topics
  • 16,311 replies
Sturm Abteilung and 239 Div... - last post by The Prussian

Germany: Imperial Uniforms, Headwear, Insignia & Personal Equipment

Uniforms, Helmets, Headwear, Insignia, Weapons, & Personal Equipment.

 This forum led by Chip, Chris Boonzaier

  • 1,311 topics
  • 14,357 replies
Ebay Helmet - last post by Chris Boonzaier

Germany: Weimar Republic & Deutsche Freikorps

Militaria & History of the Deutsches Reich 1919 to 1933

  • 333 topics
  • 2,989 replies
Group photo with Freikorps... - last post by bolewts58

Germany: Third Reich: Awards, Decorations & Medals

All Awards issued by the German State 1933-1945

  • 3,096 topics
  • 28,889 replies
Dr. Robert Ley, RAD leader,... - last post by filfoster

Germany: Third Reich: Uniforms, Headwear, Insignia & Equipment

Third Reich Uniforms, Helmets, Headwear, Insignia, Weapons, Belt Buckles & Personal Equipment.

 This forum led by Laurence Strong, Paul R

  • 2,299 topics
  • 23,503 replies
got a HJ estate - last post by dedehansen

Germany: Third Reich: Organisational Membership Badges & Tinnies

Third Reich Organisational Membership Badges & Tinnies

 This forum led by Scowen, Wood

  • 659 topics
  • 9,799 replies
RDK Reichsbund der Kinderre... - last post by Mijke

Germany: Third Reich: Research, Documentation & Photographs

Historical research, documenation and photographs

 This forum led by Eric JB, hucks216

  • 1,307 topics
  • 10,067 replies
Doc´s from V.G.R. 1148 - last post by hucks216

Germany: Post 1945: Bundesrepublik & DDR

West Germany BDR, East Germany DDR & Reunification Bundesrepublik

 This forum led by Paul R, speedytop

  • 612 topics
  • 6,089 replies
Sports Docs 1980's - last post by Gordon Craig

Toggle Russia Russia

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Russia: Imperial

For all Militaria, Medals & Decorations relating to the Imperial Russian Court

 This forum led by TacHel

  • 553 topics
  • 5,989 replies
A Different Kind of Full Ca... - last post by Jaybo

Russia: Soviet Orders, Medals & Decorations

For all Orders, Medals & Decorations relating to the United Soviet Socialist Republic Союз Советских Социалистических Республик (CCCP)

 This forum led by JimZ

  • 2,124 topics
  • 31,428 replies
Mother Heroine - last post by yoyo

Russia: Soviet: Other Militaria

For all Militaria, Uniforms, Headgear & Equipment relating to the Soviet Union.

 This forum led by JimZ

  • 512 topics
  • 9,886 replies
Photo Album Russian graves... - last post by JapanX

Russian Federation

For all Militaria, Medals & Decorations relating to the Russian Federation

 This forum led by TacHel

  • 264 topics
  • 2,291 replies
Commemorative Badge "10... - last post by Megan

Toggle European States European States

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Northern European & Baltic States

Categories: BelgiumDenmarkEstoniaFakeFinlandIcelandLatviaLithuaniaLuxembourgNetherlandsNorwayRepublic of IrelandSwedenUncategorisedUnidentified

 This forum led by Hendrik

  • 824 topics
  • 8,185 replies
Dutch TMPT cross - last post by Herman

Central & Eastern European States

Categories: AustriaBelarusBulgariaCzech RepublicCzechoslovakiaFakeHungaryLiechtensteinMoldoviaPolandRomaniaSlovakiaSloveniaSwitzerlandUkraineUncategorisedUnidentified

 This forum led by Gordon Craig, Theodor

  • 1,413 topics
  • 14,932 replies
War Victory Cross - last post by Gordon Craig

Southern European & Balkan States

Categories: AlbaniaBosnia and HerzegovinaCroatiaCyprusFakeGreeceItalyMaltaMonacoMontenegroPortugalSerbiaUncategorisedUnidentifiedYugoslavia

 This forum led by JimZ

  • 950 topics
  • 11,165 replies
UNIFORM PARTS - last post by Artan Lame

Austro-Hungarian Empire

For all Militaria, Orders, Medals & Decorations relating to Austria-Hungary 1867 to 1918

  • 587 topics
  • 5,420 replies
Orden - medals shop Budapest - last post by djn

France

For discussions on the Awards & Militaria of the French Empires, Republics and Colonies

 This forum led by Hendrik

  • 856 topics
  • 7,369 replies
French Documents - war corr... - last post by Kerry Langford

Spain

For all Militaria, Orders, Medals & Decorations relating to Spain including the Spanish Civil War.

 This forum led by Jacques

  • 411 topics
  • 4,049 replies
HM FELIPE VI NEW OFFICIAL P... - last post by Antonio Prieto

Turkey

For all posts relating to Turkish Militaria & History

 This forum led by demir

  • 305 topics
  • 3,135 replies
Turkish Military Badges and... - last post by demir

Toggle Rest of the World: Medals & Militaria Rest of the World: Medals & Militaria

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Africa

Awards and Medals of the African Nations. Medals directly relating to Colonial Powers should be posted in the relevant country i.e. Great Britain or France etc

 This forum led by peter monahan

  • 227 topics
  • 2,485 replies
Congolese Officer at Fort B... - last post by Chris Boonzaier

China

Medals and Militaria of Imperial, Nationalist and Communist Peoples Republic of China

  • 293 topics
  • 3,720 replies
Unknown Chinese warlord medal - last post by Sampo

Republic of Cuba

For all Militaria and Awards relating to the República de Cuba

  • 218 topics
  • 1,502 replies
Cuban General's Insignia: - last post by Riker87

Middle East & Arab States

For all Awards & Militaria relating to the Middle East & Arab States

  • 678 topics
  • 9,599 replies
A little help with Kuwaiti... - last post by Chris Weeks

People's Republic Mongolia

For all Militaria and Awards relating to the Бугд Найрамдах Монгол Ард Улс (Mongolian People's Republic).

 This forum led by Vatjan

  • 402 topics
  • 8,566 replies
Fakes! - last post by fjcp

Japan

For discussions relating to Militaria, Orders, Medals Decorations of Japan

 This forum led by Brian Wolfe

  • 923 topics
  • 15,981 replies
Unidentified Japanese made... - last post by arrestanddevelopment

South East & East Asia

For discussions on the Militaria, Awards & Decorations of Vietnam, Korea & other South East Asian Countries.

  • 314 topics
  • 2,651 replies
Korean translation is needed - last post by Tsend

South Asia

For all Awards & Militaria relating to South Asian Republics including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar/Burma, India & Pakistan.

 This forum led by Brian Wolfe

  • 224 topics
  • 2,193 replies
More Burma/Myanmar unknowns - last post by taras

United States of America

For discussions relating to Militaria, Orders, Medals Decorations and Military History of the United States of America.

 This forum led by JBFloyd

  • 1,206 topics
  • 9,317 replies
US Medal of Honor - last post by pieter1012

Rest of the World: Militaria & History

Discusions on Militaria from around the world, not already covered in main categories.

 This forum led by Ulsterman

  • 330 topics
  • 2,390 replies
Find differences :) - last post by taras

Toggle Military History by Period Military History by Period

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Napoleonic Wars

For discussion on all aspects of the period between 1750-1815 including the Seven Years War, American War of Independence, Napoleonic Wars and War of 1812.

  • 123 topics
  • 945 replies
Paper worth more than metal... - last post by peron

World War II 1939 to 1945

For discussions relating to the history of The Second World War.

 This forum led by Craig

  • 92 topics
  • 1,010 replies
South Africa takes on the S... - last post by Mervyn Mitton

Modern Campaigns and Conflicts

For discussions relating to Post WWII Conflict and War. Including Korea, Vietnam, Malaya, Oman, The Balkans and Northern Ireland. It includes current ongoing Conflicts and War Zones. i.e. Iraq & Afghanastan.

  • 168 topics
  • 1,859 replies
The Korean War is NOT forgo... - last post by captainofthe7th

Toggle Special Interest Section Special Interest Section

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Document Archive Support

Discussion links to articles and files uploaded

  • 50 topics
  • 18 replies
Translation of Japanese Ord... - last post by Dieter3

Police Medals & Collectables of the World

For discussions on all aspect of Police Collectables

 This forum led by Brian Wolfe, Mervyn Mitton

  • 154 topics
  • 1,371 replies
Truncheons, Nightsticks, Bi... - last post by speagle

Inter-Allied Victory Medals of the Great War

Victory Medals of the allied countries of World War I

 This forum led by IrishGunner

  • 24 topics
  • 2,758 replies
Romanian Victory Medals - last post by Bilco

Fascism In Europe 1919 to 1945: Badges, Uniforms & Regalia

For apolitical discussion relating to the badges uniforms and regalia of the various Fascist Parties and Organisations that existed during the first half of the 20th Century. It includes Italy, Spain and National Socialist Parties operating in German Occupied Territories.

 This forum led by Scowen

  • 119 topics
  • 1,435 replies
NSEAP - BNSE - last post by Scowen

Masonic Medals & Jewels

For discussions relating to Masonic Medals & Jewels.

 This forum led by bigjarofwasps

  • 176 topics
  • 999 replies
What it is? - last post by paul wood

Coins & Commemorative Medallions

This section is for the subject of MILITARY related coins and medallions.

 This forum led by bigjarofwasps

  • 224 topics
  • 1,665 replies
Islamic-era copper coins di... - last post by paul wood

Preservation & Restoration of Military Artifacts

Need to know the correct way to preserve or restore items in your collection. Look no further.

 This forum led by JimZ

  • 111 topics
  • 1,099 replies
Enfield 1917 SMLE - last post by peter monahan

Non Military Collectibles & Antiques

What else do you collect?

  • 86 topics
  • 931 replies
Tin can's and boxe's - last post by Stuka f

Military Hardware

  • 849 topics
  • 6,868 replies
Captured Polish ammo box wi... - last post by Jock Auld

Toggle Members Area Members Area

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Members Valuation and Identification Forum

Require a peer evaluation? Also post your unidentified medals and militaria here.

  • 114 topics
  • 544 replies
Photo
  • Protected Forum
  • By ukok

Books & Films

Read a good book, seen a good film? Review and recommend books & films.

 This forum led by Hauptmann

  • 630 topics
  • 6,368 replies
Photo
  • Protected Forum
  • By Tony

Places to Visit

Military Collectors Shows, Museums, Battlefields and Bunkers.

 This forum led by Brian Wolfe

  • 336 topics
  • 3,770 replies
New WWI exhibition HGM, Wie... - last post by paja

Donations

  • Help GMIC remain a free resource

Icon Latest Classifieds

Add an Advert

Latest Files

Recent Status Updates

  • Photo
      22 Nov
    Mervyn Mitton

    Thanks to Spasm all of the Photo Comp. prizes have been forewarded from the UK . You should receive them soon. Mervyn

View All Updates

Recent Topics

  • War Victory Cross
  • Today, 19:21
  • Hi all, This medal just sold on ebay.com for just under $2000.00. It peked my interest and I wonder if anyone can tell me the name of the me...


Killed after the Armistice
  • Killed after the Armistice
  • Today, 19:18
  • Just as a matter of interest ; Is there a list of those killed immediately after 11.00am on the 11th November 1918 ?  As I believe there were...


Carsten Ziege # 43 11/17/2012
  • Carsten Ziege # 43 11/17/2012
  • Today, 19:11
  • Does anyone have the Prices Realized for this Auction?  Seeking the hammer price on lots #15 & 16 Orden fur Kunst und Wissenschaft. ...


  • Mother Heroine
  • Today, 18:52
  • This one arrived today. Completes the entire "Making Babies" Set This is a decently low Serial Number Variation 1 - 15897 (crica 1947-48)...



  • Doc´s from V.G.R. 1148
  • Today, 17:22
  • Hello Gent´s,   today I wan´t to show you the doc´s from Unteroffizier Wondres   from 2. / V.G.R. 1148   His doc for...


  • Turkish Military Badges and Patches
  • Today, 16:23
  • When a friend of ours from GMIC asked information about a Turkish Military badge, I noticed that there is a need to satart a subject by this name....


  • Small group of the pilot Fritz Neese
  • Today, 16:02
  • Hi gents,   I would like to show you my newest purchase. Although the awards are quite typical for a Lippe soldier, the group is quite rare....


MM infor
  • MM infor
  • Today, 16:00
  • Months ago a friend mentioned he had his Fathers medals (in the attic somewhere) one of them being the MM which he thinks was awarded in Italy WWl...




 
  • 566,059 Total Posts
  • 10,674 Total Members
  • stanmoore41 Newest Member
  • 1,181 Most Online

71 users are online (in the past 30 minutes)

19 members, 51 guests, 1 anonymous users   (See full list)


Carol I, gongz, revolutie1830, Chris Boonzaier, Hoss, Gordon Craig, us57, Jeff Mc William, misiu, rabaduex, IrishGunner, Roman1981, hucks216, durutti, Fritztk, fjcp, gera, nesredep, Bernhard H.Holst


Members Online Today: 226 [Collapse]

Most members ever online in one day was 526, last accomplished on 07 Mar 2012.

The following members have visited today:
100ossi100, 120RIR, 15THPACAV, Adler 1, AlecH, Alex K, Alfred, Alpha Draconis, andrejm75, Antonio Prieto, arb, arrestanddevelopment, Artan Lame, at57, Auseklis, ayedeeyew, badger123, beatagold, Beau Newman, beau90, Bernhard H.Holst, bigjarofwasps, Bilco, Blitz, blueman, bmsm, Bob Lyons, bolewts58, Brett Hendey, Brian R, Brian Wolfe, Bryan Poon, BURGERHAUS, Carol I, ccj, Chris Boonzaier, Chris Weeks, Christian1962, chuck, Claudio, Claudius, ColinRF, Craig, David M, DavidS, dedehansen, demir, Deruelle, Dete, dhocker, djn, DKOSTAS, Doc, dond, Dragomir, durutti, Eric K., Eric Stahlhut, extor, Feldjaeger.1, Ferdinand, fififi, filfoster, firma28, fjcp, FOR VALOUR, Fort, freiherr, Fritztk, fukuoka, g1usxs, garfordhouse, gavinmedals, GdC26, Gensui, gera, geraldryan, GHB, Gilles, Glenn J, gongz, Gordon Craig, GRA, Great Dane, Greg Collins, gruzd, Hela, Hendrik, Herman, History_Geek, Homerjey, Hoss, Hsvken, hucks216, Hugh, I_♥_Police, Ian, Igor Ostapenko, ilja559, IrishGunner, J Temple-West, j-sk, jaba1914, jaeger7, JapanX, Jareth, JBFloyd, Jean-Michel, Jef, Jeff Mc William, Jerry B, Jerry T, Jktu, Jock Auld, johnnymac, JPL, Karhu, Karl S Beck, Kenneth Whitcomb, Kerry Langford, kimj, KIR, Komtur, Kvart, LarryT, larsb001, Laurence Strong, lew, linden16, Lion101, LiverpoolMedals, loski, mace1620, Marcin L, Mark II, Markgraf, Marne14, Mattyboy, mchapman, Megan, Mervyn Mitton, MetPolice, MichaW, mickey, misiu, mravery, muckaroon1960, NavyFCO, nesredep, Nick, Nightbreak, Noor, Norm F, Obergefreiter, obi007, ÖSTA, OTTER76, Owen, P.F., padro, Pagan, paja, Paris, Pat Healey, Paul C, Paul R, paul wood, PerthRegiment, Peter J, Peter Mc, pieter1012, pjac, Porcelain, Poulton Palmer, Pylon1357, QSAMIKE, rabaduex, Ralph A, redeagleorder, revolutie1830, Robin Lumsden, Rogi, Roman1981, sammlerchris1, Sampo, saschaw, saxcob, sb3797, Scowen, sdesember, seeheld, Sergey, Shapoval77, SICHERHEITSDIENTS, slava1stclass, SMITHEE, Söderbaum, Solomon, Sommerfeld, Spasm, speedytop, spolei, Stanislas, stanmoore41, Strapper, Stuka f, TacHel, Taganrog, taras, The Prussian, tifes, Tomas, Toniolo, Tony, Tony Barton, Trooper_D, Tsend, ukok, us57, utopis, Veteran, Vetinari, VtwinVince, W McSwiggan, yoyo, zorg