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  1. Ostuf , To me is also Werther but what is strange is 93 kavallerie regiment . doesnt said anymore ? Landwehr Reserve or Schutzen ?
  2. Dante : The 9th JzPferde regiment was deployed in Ukraine between May of 1918 and the Armnistice.After a slow retreat returned to his garnison in Insterburg in good order the 22th of Februar of 1919 . then it was disbanded . If the FreiwilligerBtl was organizes in Insterburg probably the JzPf was the base
  3. The blue and white lace is the Bayerische kragenborte.exclusive of the Bavarian Army if you look closely you can observe that the colours are in lozenge shape. the bavarian collar lace was not weared during 1914 it was introduced during 1915 and later was reduced to the front of the collar
  4. filfoster, The Colonello in command of a Brigade weared between 1916 and March of 1918 on the cuffs a rectangular insignia made of silver lace of about 12 cm high and 4cm wide .placed over a green grey patch . from 1918 onwards the rank was renamed Brigadier and the lace on the cuffs placed on a red cloth patch. the three silver stars surrounded with gold corresponds to a colonel in command of a regiment .if the whole is placed over red cloth .Take a look to : Gradi del Regio Esercito Wikipedia.
  5. Gentlemen , The officer portrayed wears the type of feldachselstucke .introduced into the Prussian Army for the campaign of 1866 . later these shoulderboards were used with the service dress . The Landwehr cavalry weared blue and not light blue tunics and interims rocke .with the interimsrock litzen were not used . the pic is from between 1866 and 1889 , judging by the type of SBs but the EK II situates the date more precisely between 1870 and 1889. A 1813 EKII is exclude by way of the age of the officer and his rank
  6. Ostuf : For more data go to www denkmalprojekt .org 2 garde feldartillerie regiment is in German but with a little help you can find much useful data there
  7. Canaris no , he was a smaller man . perhaps and only perhaps Doenitz .Leutnant z see until March 1916 . when the war erupted he was on board of the Breslau . much later he requests his transference to submarines .
  8. Truppenubungsplatz Juterbog .or Juterbog West also Schiessplatz Juterbog . is the place were the photo was taken . The garnison of the "Garde 2 FAR was Potsdam . Today still exists military facilities in Juterbog . During the Empire the the Artillerie Schiesschule was relocated in 1890 from Berlin to Juterbog ,65 km south west from Berlin .
  9. Trying to recreate an uniform

    Morar Andrei ; Please if you contacts with Domnul Diaconu , comment with us
  10. The six men with a MG wears a lower cockade on their cap bands which appears to be bavarian of one of the models in use ,that is white with a light blue center . but they not wear the bavarian collar borte .
  11. Its possible ,judging by the officer who appears on the right of the photo ,on his collar is clearly visible the bavarian borte .apart his portepee or swordknot is the oval shaped bavarian model .
  12. Request for identification assistance - FFL

    gfh : After the occupation by the Free French Forces of Syria , General De Gaulle envisaged the neccesity of a Military Airline with the task of establish the contact among all the territories controlled by the Free France. He asignated the task to Lionel de Marmier a officer of the Free French Air Forces . the Lignes Aeriennes Militaires were created in Damascus with flying material surrendered by the Vichy Forces .In September of 1941 they realized the first liaison from Damascus to The Cairo ,after this they fly between Damascus and Brazzaville.the Airline was very useful and accordingly was expanded .
  13. Trying to recreate an uniform

    Morar Andrei , Its a reasonable one your point of view . certainly the German made uniforms are expensive . Exists another manufacturer in the Czech Republic . WWW militarie uniformy repliky cz rakousko uhersko htm. perhaps their prices are lower . another option is to search into Romania . First in the cinematographic studios . also among reenactors . A certain Mr Dragos Diaconu manufacture high quality Romanian uniforms .
  14. Trying to recreate an uniform

    Morar Andrei , In Germany exists a firm named Bekleidungsamt XIII .the manufacture high quality uniforms of ww1 replicas . mostly Germans but also Austro Hungarian ones .I suggests you to take a look to the page : Beklidungsamt XIII . and contact the owner .you can do the contact in English .
  15. Ed Watson : If you are able to read German , search : Infanterie Regiment Nr 186 .
  16. This is a full company with three sections of two guns each Not frequent to see reunited
  17. Chip , You are right . not any JzP Regiment wore Garde Litzen . But prior to the Regiments existed Detachments of JzP and one was allocated to the Garde and carried litzen and Garde Star. well , the man is a kurassier .either a Garde du Corps or a Garde Kurassier. Regarding the second pic , Grey C precised the period of the photo .
  18. Nice picture of cavalrymen of the Reichswehr with their MG 08 15
  19. Or more probably ,the second man belongs to the Police .not the ordinary pre war one. but the security paramilitary Police raised after the war to cope with the unrest
  20. The Leutnant wears what appears as a Jaeger Zu Pferde (Garde ) uniform .on the side of his long trousers are visible the green double lampassen. curiously ,the uniform looks as a m 1910 .The other man perhaps belongs to the Provisional Reichswehr . and the three blue stripes are his badge of rank