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LarryT

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  1. Just picked up this nice Torpedo Mechanic patch in wear portrait. Cheers, Larry
  2. Very nice photo Morten. A recent addition to my collection. A hand-woven Flakgeschutzfuhrer patch for the summer uniform. Cheers, Larry
  3. Please post your Wehrmacht Chaplain photos. They can be from any branch of the Wehrmacht. I will start with this Wehrmachtkriegspfarrer ( military Chaplain) portrait. Cheers, Larry
  4. Hi Morten, Thanks very much. Cheers, Larry
  5. Thank You Morten. He served on V1306 - Otto Krogmann. Cheers, Larry
  6. Three photos from a large series of photos depicting the burial of members of 13 Vorposten-Flottille; Of the 750 men who served with 13 Vorposten-Flottille 202 were KIA and 293 were wounded. Cheers, Larry
  7. Crew member of V1306 - OTTO KROGMANN, 13 Vorpostenflottille. Cheers, Larry
  8. This Minesweeper citation To Matrosen Walter Täuber as well as his EK 2 citation and photo album arrived recently. Täuber served aboard Vorpostenboot V1306 - OTTO KROGMANN. V1306 was part of 13 Vorpostenflottille. It survived the war. Cheers, Larry
  9. A new album has arrived which once belonged to Matrosenobergefreiter Walter Täuber who served on a Vorpostenboot as part of 13 Vorpostenflottille. Täuber wears the post-1940 Unterwasserhorcher specialty patch on his lower left sleeve. Cheers, Larry
  10. Nice photo. Morten. Odulf. Nice photo. Is he wearing a yellow on blue Kustenartillerie patch at the top with a pre-1940 red on blue Maschinenwaffenfuhrer (flak observer) patch on the bottom of his sleeve? Cheers, Larry
  11. Hi Paul, Here are two rare photos which don't come under any of your LW chapters, Both I would say belong in the "Auxiliary Formations of the Luftwaffe" chapter. Pic one: Luftwaffe Technische Nothilfe (TeNo). Pic two: Insignia is the wing for Fliegerisch Tatigen Angestellen der Luftwaffe. Most often they were civilian pilots and wireless operators who specialised in training and instruction. Functions were: Flugbetriebsleiter and Flugzeugfuhrer. They were active in the Luftdienstverband, a LW unit which was in charge of docking large flying boats. They cooperated closely with personnel of the Flugsicherungsschiffe. Personnel often came from commercial airlines such as Lufthansa. Cheers, Larry
  12. SS-Gebirgsjager Untersturmfuhrer with his father who is a KM official. Cheers, Larry
  13. Hi Morten, Not often seen M.v.D duty armbands. Very nice photo. Cheers, Larry
  14. Nice photos everyone. Schreiber (Clerical). Cheers, Larry Kustenartillerie. Cheers, Larry
  15. Hi Odulf, Thanks for the information. Cheers, Larry
  16. The first two letters are an early form of "SS" before the font was changed to the more familiar "SS" runes. Here are two SS Ausweis, one showing the earlier font. Cheers, Larry
  17. Thank you Morten. Hi GreyC, Thanks for your informative answer. I have looked on the net for crowns which match or are close to the crown on the end of the coffin. Haven't found an exact match yet but the Saxony crown is the closest. Whoever is being buried must have had close ties or been a part of the military to have had a military funeral. The presence of an altar boy would mean that the funeral was held in German territory? Then there is the white coffin. Most coffins I have seen from that period were not white. Cheers, Larry
  18. Adding a couple more photos to this thread. KM and Heer Chaplains. Cheers, Larry
  19. Hi Morten. Nice photos. Thanks for sharing. Cheers, Larry
  20. Incredible collection Morten. your Marineverwaltung collection is very nice. Here is my cloth Marineverwaltung collection including Verwaltungsbeamte patch for the Elevated Career. Cheers, Larry Another. cheers, Larry
  21. Hi Morten, Top quality collection for the grey uniform. Cheers, Larry
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