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Bayern

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  1. Hello, Too well made to be a fake apart of the lack of the interior lining, its perceptible that in other time the helmet beared cockades.
  2. Hello Peter, The non spotted great cat named here in Argentina ,Puma is one beast, the Jaguar also existing here is a spotted beast bigger than the Puma and the Panther . Its a Symbol of many cultures in Central and South America . the badge could be Brazilian or Mexican , for example
  3. Hello, Between 1920 and 1927 an Allied Control Comission monitored the fullfillment by Hungary of the terms contained in the Treaty Of Trianon regarding the Armed Forces allowed to the country, your gunner could had been destinated in the Commission
  4. Norman ben Nathan : Understood ! a question ,how far away under the Southern Cross ?
  5. Hello, the link posted by Prem is very interesting, I will add some quotes . The pair of SBs on the first pic are not Russian , probably are Serbian . the black, piped red SB is from Artillery and of a senior NCO , The blue one with the Nr 108 is from the 108th Saratov Infantry Regiment ,the khaki one with Nr 108 is from the same regiment the reverse side of the blue one
  6. Hello the Cipher of Nicholas II is a latin capital H crowned and with the roman numeral II .in the second row of SBs it appears on the first one from left to right ,marked with Ink pencil, and on the third and fourth SBs on the third metallic and ond the fourth stencilled in yellow . On the lower picture appears a Full General SB , no stars , a Lieutenant General SB , a Official of General rank SB ,and a Rear Admiral Sb . Aclaration ,I tiped wrong Lieutenant General , the two stars General was Major General
  7. Its the Uniform of a Knight of the Order of Saint George. uniform because the order was a Miltary Order
  8. Hello o3fahnen, In the site Lexicon der Wehrmacht appears Lt General Max Dennerlein 1885 1957 , a Bavarian Pioniere officer his Service record is very detailed but nothing about awards . he served in WW1 , stayed in the Reichswehr and then in the Wehrmacht , Generalmajor in 1938 and Generalleutnant in 1940 , he was wounded in 1940 during the Battle of France , during 1942 he was commander of the 290 th Infantry Division trapped int the pocket of Demyansk , succesfully evacuated by the Luftwaffe, so he might wear the Demyansk Shield apart from the wounded badge
  9. My pleasure ! Norman,your Spanish is quite good
  10. Hello ,Spanish Army belt buckles were certainly made of brass and of great size but all carried on the Arm of Service badge. perhaps your buckle was made specially for the Germans
  11. In the book Der Deutsche Generalstab ,writen by Walter Gorlitz and published in 1952 the German historian explained the History and special nature of the German Great Staff from the remote origins in the XVII century to the end of WW2. with light and shadows . interesting to read by any with interest in military questions .
  12. I will find a pic of von Prittwitz in field grey , he received the EK second class during the Franco Prussian war . dont matter how important is a Museum ,mistakes occurs.
  13. Hello GdC 26, If Glen C says that GO von Prittwitz was the only officer of these rank a la suite of the 6th IR I have nothing more to say. Regarding the measurement on a pic .well ,you knows the button diameter so you can catch the aproximate size of the tunic from collar to waist, you knows the probable length and width of the Shoulder boards then you have the shoulder width, whit these measures you have the aproximate waist width , the collar patchs normally were about 7 x 4 cm ,you can calculate the collar height
  14. Strong Austro Hungarian influence in the uniforms
  15. Hello gentlemen : The historian sir Max Hastings says in his book 1914 , that the German General Staff comprised in the verge of WW1 625 officers of all rank and that they worked in extreme austerity ,no mess ,no cleaning personnel ,a minimum of clerks and a sole telephone cabin for external calls. officers acted as clerks and inclusive as typewriters .every year the documents and planifications declared obsolete were destroyed by the officers . during the war the number of officers in the General Staff do not raise so much because of the time required to form a Staff Officer properly.
  16. Wrangel, Certainly the Kudu was the heraldic animal of british Somaliland ,between 1950 and 1960 figured in the coat of arms of Somaliland the head of a kudu with a royal crown over it. but the panther figured in the coat of arms of the Italian Somaliland and in that of the Republic of Somalia .
  17. Hello Gentlemen ,to me this tunic belonged to King Ludwig III ,he was a man of ample waist Hello Gentlemen, General maximilian von Prittwitz was a tall and thick man , the tunic doesnt fits with him
  18. Hello. Fritz die spinne. There is no date on the pic of the Bavarians ? I asks because the man seated in the center ,a Gefreiter wears what looks as a Kunftigefriedensuniform very smart with long trousers with sous pied , and the two men seated in the extremes wears what looks as cord trousers
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