Jump to content


Artillery in the First World War: Russia’s Artillery - Published

Posted by IrishGunner in Artillery in the First World War, 27 October 2014 · 64 views

Artillery in the First World War: Russia’s Artillery - Published After a lengthy delay in finishing the piece, the fourth article in the series Artillery in the First World War has now been published.
Artillery in the First World War: Russia – The Tsar’s Cannons
Summertime distractions on the Chesapeake have given way to requisite autumn maintenance tasks in the garden; cleaning out dead fol...

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

  • 3 topics
  • 29 replies
2014 PHOTO.COMP. - QUERIES... - last post by peter monahan

2014 GMIC Photographic Competition

  • 262 images
  • Jock Auld
  • Yesterday, 22:49

Military Art

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

 This forum led by Laurence Strong

  • 210 topics
  • 3,297 replies
Next pile of metal and wood - last post by Brian Wolfe

Latest Classified Sales

Sales area

  • 3,697 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

  • 289 topics
  • 2,809 replies
The Lahore Division takes t... - last post by peter monahan

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,

  • 11 topics
  • 45 replies
Order of the Black Star - last post by tjnier

Central Powers

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

  • 4 topics
  • 18 replies
New Military Button Lot - last post by paul kennedy

WWI Centenary Information

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

  • 37 topics
  • 317 replies
German military use of x-ra... - last post by Carol I

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

  • 1,412 topics
  • 14,494 replies
Small collection of POW gro... - last post by azyeoman

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

  • 1,283 topics
  • 13,429 replies
Glengarry - last post by Jerry B

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

  • 608 topics
  • 4,327 replies
ID - L.T. Col. Gibson - Bri... - last post by jrd700

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

  • 533 topics
  • 5,599 replies
Truncheons and things that... - last post by Spasm

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

  • 246 topics
  • 2,615 replies
Lieutenant  ********* - 151... - last post by peter monahan

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

  • 200 topics
  • 1,539 replies
Capt. Gordon E. Muggeridge,... - last post by servicepub

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

  • 32 topics
  • 152 replies
Translation Hilfe - "Fl... - last post by IrishGunner

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

  • 661 topics
  • 604 replies
Kempski, Hans von - last post by hucks216

Germany: All Eras: The Iron Cross

All Classes of Iron Cross awarded 1815 to 1945

 This forum led by Chris Boonzaier, Motorhead

  • 2,328 topics
  • 21,906 replies
Sagarow 1915? - last post by kasle

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

  • 5,003 topics
  • 60,212 replies
Another EK2, etc medal bar - last post by Solomon

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

  • 2,259 topics
  • 16,133 replies
Dr Stechow? - last post by christerd

Germany: Imperial Uniforms, Headwear, Insignia & Personal Equipment

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

 This forum led by Chip, Chris Boonzaier

  • 1,289 topics
  • 14,108 replies
Scarce Prewar model Brotbeutel - last post by Chris Boonzaier

Germany: Weimar Republic & Deutsche Freikorps

Militaria & History of the Deutsches Reich 1919 to 1933

  • 328 topics
  • 2,966 replies
Weimar time medal bars - last post by lambert

Germany: Third Reich: Awards, Decorations & Medals

All Awards issued by the German State 1933-1945

  • 3,084 topics
  • 28,820 replies
KVK1 Dr Franke & CO - last post by Paul R

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

  • 2,284 topics
  • 23,384 replies
Rare SA Marine Collar Tab ? - last post by Paul R

Germany: Third Reich: Organisational Membership Badges & Tinnies

Third Reich Organisational Membership Badges & Tinnies

 This forum led by Scowen, Wood

  • 656 topics
  • 9,770 replies
stahlhelm badges to date - last post by AlecH

Germany: Third Reich: Research, Documentation & Photographs

Historical research, documenation and photographs

 This forum led by Eric JB, hucks216

  • 1,294 topics
  • 10,013 replies
Deutsche Reichsbahn portrait - last post by LarryT

Germany: Post 1945: Bundesrepublik & DDR

West Germany BDR, East Germany DDR & Reunification Bundesrepublik

 This forum led by Paul R, speedytop

  • 606 topics
  • 6,067 replies
BRD Medal bar............ - last post by Megan

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

  • 548 topics
  • 5,954 replies
Three Not-So-New Medical Ba... - last post by Chuck In Oregon

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

  • 2,120 topics
  • 31,372 replies
Slava 3s for the 2 ID - last post by NavyFCO

Russia: Soviet: Other Militaria

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

 This forum led by JimZ

  • 512 topics
  • 9,882 replies
Photo Album Russian graves... - last post by Jock Auld

Russian Federation

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

 This forum led by TacHel

  • 262 topics
  • 2,274 replies
Medal for Merit in the Safe... - last post by ilja559

Toggle European States European States

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Northern European & Baltic States

Categories: BelgiumDenmarkEstoniaFakeFinlandIcelandLatviaLithuaniaLuxembourgNetherlandsNorwayRepublic of IrelandSwedenUncategorisedUnidentified

 This forum led by Hendrik

  • 815 topics
  • 8,126 replies
Netherland Red Cross medal - last post by maxblue

Central & Eastern European States

Categories: AustriaBelarusBulgariaCzech RepublicCzechoslovakiaFakeHungaryLiechtensteinMoldoviaPolandRomaniaSlovakiaSloveniaSwitzerlandUkraineUncategorisedUnidentified

 This forum led by Gordon Craig, Theodor

  • 1,411 topics
  • 14,909 replies
First Bulgarian bravery cro... - last post by new world

Southern European & Balkan States

Categories: AlbaniaBosnia and HerzegovinaCroatiaCyprusFakeGreeceItalyMaltaMonacoMontenegroPortugalSerbiaUncategorisedUnidentifiedYugoslavia

 This forum led by JimZ

  • 940 topics
  • 10,825 replies
where is Lt. Coleman Dewitt... - last post by ralstona

Austro-Hungarian Empire

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

  • 580 topics
  • 5,387 replies
K.K. General Intendanten J.... - last post by Markgraf


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

 This forum led by Hendrik

  • 841 topics
  • 7,264 replies
Group-Gouverneur Général Hu... - last post by Alpha Draconis


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

 This forum led by Jacques

  • 410 topics
  • 4,044 replies
Censo - last post by Boris


For all posts relating to Turkish Militaria & History

 This forum led by demir

  • 303 topics
  • 3,116 replies
Russians with Turkish Awards - last post by demir

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

  Forum Stats Last Post Info


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

  • 226 topics
  • 2,482 replies
Republic of Ghana - last post by ilja559


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

  • 290 topics
  • 3,702 replies
Red Cross Medals and Orders... - last post by JapanX

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

  • 665 topics
  • 9,520 replies
Persia - Order of the Lion... - last post by JapanX

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
  • 8,543 replies
Some collection of mine - last post by Chuck In Oregon


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

 This forum led by Brian Wolfe

  • 917 topics
  • 15,916 replies
Need help with indentificat... - last post by JapanX

South East & East Asia

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

  • 311 topics
  • 2,628 replies
UN Medals awarded for the K... - last post by demir

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
  • 2,192 replies
Help! Unidentified Silver M... - last post by Ulsterman

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

  • 1,196 topics
  • 9,252 replies
Unknown Shoulder Sleeve Ins... - last post by IrishGunner

Rest of the World: Militaria & History

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

 This forum led by Ulsterman

  • 327 topics
  • 2,386 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.

  • 118 topics
  • 925 replies
Nassauers at Waterloo / Wat... - last post by Wild Card

World War II 1939 to 1945

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

 This forum led by Craig

  • 90 topics
  • 1,003 replies
USA and Europe after the WA... - last post by Boris

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

  • 153 topics
  • 1,370 replies
Bundespolizei Blue uniform? - last post by Milpol

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
  • 2,697 replies
Portuguese 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
  • 1,429 replies

Masonic Medals & Jewels

For discussions relating to Masonic Medals & Jewels.

 This forum led by bigjarofwasps

  • 175 topics
  • 997 replies
Past Master's Jewel - last post by Stuka f

Coins & Commemorative Medallions

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

 This forum led by bigjarofwasps

  • 221 topics
  • 1,635 replies
Hannoverian Regt Anniversar... - last post by Jock Auld

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
  • 1,098 replies
Enfield 1917 SMLE - last post by Hauptmann

Non Military Collectibles & Antiques

What else do you collect?

  • 83 topics
  • 872 replies
Railways cap collection - last post by Stuka f

Military Hardware

  • 841 topics
  • 6,841 replies
A 19 th century copy of a w... - last post by Mervyn Mitton

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.

  • 115 topics
  • 556 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By Nack

Books & Films

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

 This forum led by Hauptmann

  • 627 topics
  • 6,364 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By IrishGunner

Places to Visit

Military Collectors Shows, Museums, Battlefields and Bunkers.

 This forum led by Brian Wolfe

  • 335 topics
  • 3,761 replies
German bunkers and shelters... - last post by Laurence Strong


  • Help GMIC remain a free resource

Icon Latest Classifieds

Add an Advert

Latest Files

Recent Status Updates

  • Photo
      31 Oct
    Mervyn Mitton


  • Photo
      05 Oct

    Hi everyone - I just recently joined and hope to enjoy my stay. I've seen some incredible things already and I hope I can contribute some knowledge and great pieces from my own collection.

    Show comments (4)
  • Photo
      29 Sep

    It rubs me the wrong way to sell items from my collection, but if they are redundant or don't fit I have to let them go. I don't even remember how much I paid for them, but if a dealer has the comprable item for less, I'll beat that price. More items to come...

View All Updates

Recent Topics

  • Three Not-So-New Medical Badges
  • Today, 06:47
  • As I may have mentioned, I've recently had the time and inclination to get active in the hobby again.  Hauptmann helped me a lot with that....

  • Zaal Pavlovich Chitadze
  • Today, 02:57
  • Sounds to me like a Georgian name (which is where the group also was shipped from) but still posting it in the Mongolian section because the majori...

  • Glengarry
  • Yesterday, 20:59
  • My first Glengarry: Can anyone help me with what year this code coincides with? I believe the badge is wrong as the tourie is red. Am I correct?

  • Dr Stechow?
  • Yesterday, 20:43
  • Does anybody has any clues to this new portrait in my collection? It looks like Dr Stechow? And he has RAO 4, DA, 1870, ?, 1897, ?,? Hmmm christer

  • Unknown Shoulder Sleeve Insignia Patch
  • Yesterday, 18:12
  • And so I have this Service A Green Dress Uniform. And I try to understand where the officer belonged. I see a West Point Academy patch clearly, but...

  • Slava 3s for the 2 ID
  • Yesterday, 17:35
  • To all: Yet further proof of Allied solidarity during World War II/the Great Patriotic War.Regards,slava1stclass

  • Sagarow 1915?
  • Yesterday, 17:31
  • Hi Guys - Question for ya...   I have an EK with a reference to Sagarow 1915, or at least the first letter appears to be an S. I was...

  • 561,951 Total Posts
  • 10,527 Total Members
  • lolroyal Newest Member
  • 1,181 Most Online

66 users are online (in the past 30 minutes)

7 members, 58 guests, 1 anonymous users   (See full list)

Chris Boonzaier, ÖSTA, Dragomir, oamotme, Lemeshko, DavidS, at57

Members Online Today: 211 [Collapse]

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

The following members have visited today:
100ossi100, 1314, 922F, AlecH, alf 2007, arb, arrestanddevelopment, at57, ausweis, ayedeeyew, azyeoman, bb98, Bernhard H.Holst, Bill Harris, Bison, blueman, bolewts58, Brad Cancian, Brett Hendey, Brian R, Brian Wolfe, Brunswicker, c12croft, Carol I, Cartaphilus, Cathey, ccj, censlenov, cervelo, Chris Boonzaier, Chris Liontas, christerd, Chuck In Oregon, Claudio, Claudius, ColinRF, Colonel C, Craig, dark379, Dave Danner, davidck, DavidS, dedehansen, Deruelle, Dete, dhocker, djt1248, Doc, Dolfek, dond, Dragomir, DRB 1643, drspeck, eibencroc, Eric Stahlhut, Feldjaeger.1, Ferdinand, fjcp, FRE_A_K, Fred Perry, fred82, freikorps, fukuoka, garfordhouse, gavinmedals, GdC26, Geertsen, Gensui, gera, GHB, giller, Glenn J, GM1, gmilitariahandicraft, goetsi, Gordon Craig, GRA, Great Dane, greg1878, Haku, Hendrik, hgkleffi, History_Geek, hucks216, Hugh, hujia, I_♥_Police, Ian, Ian Kille, Ian Shepherd, Igor Ostapenko, IrishGunner, jaba1914, JapanX, JBFloyd, jcwater, Jef, Jeff Noll, jeffskea, Jerry B, Jerry T, jf42, Jim R, Jock Auld, johnnymac, JPL, Kaleun, kapten_windu, Karhu, kasle, kimj, kingsman64, kiwichap, Kornel R., lambert, LarryT, larsb001, larsson, Laurence Strong, Lemeshko, Leutwein, lew, LiverpoolMedals, lolroyal, Mark McM, Markgraf, Marne14, Mathomhaus, Mattyboy, Maxim Molodtsov, Megan, Mervyn Mitton, Michael White, mickey, misiu, mmerc20, muckaroon1960, Nack, Naqeeb, NavyFCO, Nelson1805, Nick, NickLangley, Niko17, nparkerball, oamotme, Obergefreiter, Odulf, orynx, ÖSTA, Owen, P.F., paddywhack, padro, paja, Paul C, paul kennedy, paul wood, peron, Peter Mc, peter monahan, Phil2012, Phoenie1, pierredelisle, Piramida, Poulton Palmer, QSAMIKE, ralstona, Ramblinfarms, Robin Lumsden, Rogi, sammlerchris1, saschaw, saxcob, sb3797, Scowen, sebastian, serbman, Sergio, SICHERHEITSDIENTS, skyeman, slava1stclass, SMITHEE, Söderbaum, Spasm, speagle, speedytop, spolei, Staff Sgt Jock MacSplock, Steve K., SteveW, Stuart Bates, Stuka f, TacHel, taras, Teebo, The Prussian, theironduke1, Theodor, tinholondon, trakkles, turtle, TxGauleiter, Ulsterman, us57, utopis, VtwinVince, W McSwiggan, Wasp, Wild Card, zmjwc