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  1. According to Branko Bogdanovic's book Serbian and...

    According to Branko Bogdanovic's book Serbian and Yugoslav Mauser rifles, of which I have a copy and if I have understood it correctly, the marking stands for "Military Workshop Number 124"....
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    When a site like this was captured, was there an...

    When a site like this was captured, was there an actual "allied policy" to deactivate the enemy weapons on site, such as removing part of the breach mechanism, as quickly as possible in case the site...
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    I am not an expert but: I think they work on the...

    I am not an expert but: I think they work on the principle of the current EU spec stating that the real bolt has to be cut and part of the real bolt has to be welded in place. Crucially, it does NOT...
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    Difficult to say, one way or the other, unless...

    Difficult to say, one way or the other, unless you know it's history or you happen to be a WW2 German cap expert, which I am not. Original items such as this can survive in almost new condition. I...
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    Occasionally these bayonets turn up without a...

    Occasionally these bayonets turn up without a serial number on the crosspiece but I don't know if that makes them worth anymore.
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    Does anyone which ship/s or which class of ship...

    Does anyone which ship/s or which class of ship these guns are off. I'm thinking that they have the look of, perhaps, the secondary armament rather than the main armament from a warship.
  7. If one was contemplating making such an...

    If one was contemplating making such an "investment" :D on a publication such as one of these, for example, it does seem somewhat surprising that an individual who maybe prepared to pay these sorts...
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    I once purchased a pair of bins on eBay that were...

    I once purchased a pair of bins on eBay that were supposed to be "good" and one side had a thick yellow pee-souper of a mist and the "best side", you could almost make sense of the image that greeted...
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    That would explain why the gun is mounted in a...

    That would explain why the gun is mounted in a turret.
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    Is the gun of French origin or is it German, do...

    Is the gun of French origin or is it German, do you know, please?
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    Bren Training Film

    Found this training film.

    The light machine gun [Bren gun] - YouTube
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    There are a number of things that they could...

    There are a number of things that they could think and probably none of them are going to be good. (for you)
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    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=60615

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=60615
  14. Thanks for all that information, Jim. The 2...

    Thanks for all that information, Jim. The 2 plastic bristle brushes that I have in the kit, one toothbrush like and the other a straight brush, will screw together to form a double ended brush. Is...
  15. Canadian Sub Machine Gun C1 cleaning kit

    I recently purchased this cleaning kit. The main reason that I purchased it is, what appears to me, to be the unique and neat design of incorporating the oil bottle as an integral part of the plastic...
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    Are they collimated, as in do you see double...

    Are they collimated, as in do you see double vision? The optics don't look that bad for 29.99. You could carefully clean the outer surfaces of the lenses that you can see with lens tissues,...
  17. Me too and it got me checking the calendar...

    Me too and it got me checking the calendar carefully just to make sure that I hadn't somehow "lost a day without resizing it".
  18. Ref: post 9 I believe that one of the reasons,...

    Ref: post 9 I believe that one of the reasons, in this instance, that the soldier's wife decided to claim the medals to which the late soldier would have been entitled had he lived, was for...
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    :move eek:

    :move eek:
  20. A friend's father went into action on the eve of...

    A friend's father went into action on the eve of D-Day, before the main beach landings, by glider and was landed at or near Pegasus Bridge. Sadly he died, in action, during the Normandy Campaign. A...
  21. Unfortunately, those that make the most noise...

    Unfortunately, those that make the most noise tend to get the most publicity.

    There are many of us Brits who welcome Mr President's visit and who get no publicity because we do not state our...
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    Amazingly well built but one does feel for the...

    Amazingly well built but one does feel for the slave and forced labour who built many of these structures.

    The graffiti is unfortunate but a simple solution may-be to make those doing the damage...
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    Thanks for the replies. - No, not as far as I...

    Thanks for the replies.

    - No, not as far as I am aware. It seemed to happen after I had looked at specific items and "Returned to search results".

    I seemed to stay on eBayUK but it appeared to...
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    eBayUK goes Deutsch?

    I've noticed after several periods of browsing at German militaria on eBayUK for a while some of of my eBay account seems to switch to German language. I've recently been looking at German army...
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    A mag with a Wilson bottom plate.

    A mag with a Wilson bottom plate.
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