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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

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Great Britain: Militaria: Badges, Uniforms & Equipment

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

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Great Britain: Research, Documentation & History

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

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

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Deutsche Kaiserreich: Man spricht Denglish

Deutsch sprechendes Forum. Whrend aller Zeitrume der deutschen Militrgeschichte.

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Germany: All Eras: The Iron Cross

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

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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

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

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Victory Medals of the allied countries of World War I

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

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