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  1. Hello , Feldwebel of the Police ?
  2. Hello : Nice pieces , thanks for share . a doubt ,i believe that the Polizei der Gemeinde weared carmine piping . Chaplain mutze ?
  3. Bayern

    Identification of the Badge

    Hello , What Junker School , the portrayed by Nikolai Bulgakov in the novel White Guard ?
  4. Hello : The 7th Infantry Regiment of the Royal Italian Army was named Cuneo ,and his garrison city was Udine . the Regiment existed until 2001 . when was dissolved and their flag envoyed to the Vittoriale . but your Barberis is clearly not the abve mentioned who died heroically in Libia . If your ancestor was from SanGermano Vercellese was of thePiedmont .near Turin ,
  5. Thanks again ! Its a strange feeling for me to see these pictures .
  6. Freikorps ? hmm , perhaps but I think more on a member of the Security Police raised in Saxony at the beggining of 1919
  7. Thanks for your answer and for share something so interesting as Tsingtao .
  8. Hello , You are in the good direction , tell me if i can be of some help
  9. Hello , Normally ,the Familiar misteries were not so misterious or unsolvable .Good Luck and Avanti!
  10. Hello , My pleasure , An interesting point ,the birthdate ,year 1879 , so when Italy entered in ww2 he was on his 60 years old . and you said that his rank was lieutenant a low rank for the age .inclusive for a reservist called to duty. try with these : Tenente Edoardo Barberis Gazzetta Ufficiale del regno de Italia. you wil discharge a Pdf in Italian . If you dont read Italian , well someone of your family perhaps can .The Gazzetta is the official bulletin where all and i remark all about the Italian Army Navy and Air Force was published between 1860 and 1946
  11. My pleasure , regarding Fairchild and aerial survey , here in Argentina is preserved one of two Fairchild 82 D planes purchased in 1937 .both served for aerial survey until 1963 . when they were replaced with Avro Lincoln bombers .Perhaps in the Museo Nacional de Aeronutica .someone knows something about the aerial cameras used .museonacionaldeaeronauticamoron.blogspot.com.
  12. I suggests you to look at :camera - wiki . org /wiki /Fairchild
  13. Edoardo Barberis ? Do you know at least his birth place ?
  14. Bayern

    Identification of the Badge

    Hello : During ww1 some generals used the same belt buckle.
  15. Edwina : Kampfgruppen were in the Wehrmacht , provisional units of mixed composition and variable size conformed in emergency situations .
  16. Hello Jurgen , My pleasure . regarding to the Ruby , Its a point about these pistols that in view of the succes of Gabilondo s Ruby s many un scrupulous people copied the pistol .in variable quality .
  17. Hello , The pistol was manufactured by Gabilondo & Urresti . a Spanish manufacture which starts in 1904 . in 1913 Gabilondo starts with the semiautomatic pistols the first model was the Radium in 6.35 mm and without detachable magazine ,you must open one of the sides of the grip . In 1914 Gabilondo patterbed a new pistol the Ruby in 7.65 mm . the Ruby was sold in large quantities to France . during WW1
  18. Hello : Enter into www. philipp .militaria com ./archiv artikel .maschinenobergefreite armelrangabzeichen . and you wil find a good photo
  19. Bayern

    identification required

    Hello , The piece is poor quality copy of the original .
  20. Bayern

    Soviet Uniforms, Circa 1920's

    Hello , the documentary is post fall of the Soviet Union .
  21. Nice and , I believe , not common pieces