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  1. Latest addition to my collection. An Oberfeldwebel with what looks like Obermechaniker cyphers on his shoulder straps. Medal bar L- R: Hindenberg Cross for Non-combatants, Silesian Eagle II Class Medal, 8 Year Long Service Award, 4 Year Long Service Award. DRL badge under medal bar and finally Silesian Eagle Ist Class Medal at bottom. Cheers, Larry
  2. Hi, I can not find any mention of MN together with the Nachschub or any other tactical symbol. M on its own usually means Munitions or Marine (not applicable in your photo). N usually means Nachrichten (I think also not applicable in your photo) or in some cases Nachschub. I think your photo is early war or earlier. All are wearing branch soutaches on their caps. Wearing of soutaches was banned from mid-1942 and while it was worn contrary to regulations throughout the war it's highly unlikely all the men in the photo would be wearing them at the same time. Cheers, Larry
  3. Hi, The plate can be found here: http://www.niehorster.org/011_germany/symbols/_symbols_43.html Cheers, Larry
  4. My pleasure. Here is the Nachschub/Supply Trains symbol. The men in the photo are rear echelon troops and older men were often used in this role. Cheers, Larry
  5. It looks like the Nachschubtruppen (Supply Column) symbol. The M and N above is unusual. A single M usually denotes Munitions while a single N denotes Nachschub. A possible interpretation could be Munitions Nachschub or Munitions Supply Column. Cheers, Larry
  6. Bringing History to life...

    PM sent. Cheers, Larry
  7. Bringing History to life...

    Thank you. Cheers, Larry
  8. Bringing History to life...

    Another project I did on a rainy day.
  9. My pleasure Morten. Hi Bayern, Thank you very much for the clarification. Cheers, Larry
  10. Oberfeldwebel wearing High Seas Fleet Badge and Minesweeper Badge. Cheers, Larry
  11. Hi Morten, Those pre-1940 patches are hard to find in photos. Here is a "T" from a photo I posted a while ago. Cheers, Larry
  12. Bringing History to life...

  13. You have very nice photos in your collection. Thanks for posting them. Cheers, Larry
  14. Bringing History to life...

    Stabsarzt and two nurses, Wernigerode, March, 1945. From a 16 Pz. Division album. Cheers, Larry
  15. Bringing History to life...

    Very nice work Alex. Here is one I did over a decade ago. From a 9 Panzer Division album. Cheers, Larry Another old colourisation. Cheers, Larry