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  1. Why risk your life pulling it out of the ground...

    Why risk your life pulling it out of the ground to find out?
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    Horsa Glider Wheel

    I noticed this rather unique "curio" for sale on eBay today, according to the vendor, a Horsa Glider nose wheel.

    It's slightly out of my price range as a "curio" or collectable but would be useful...
  3. I was very impressed with DHL recently when they...

    I was very impressed with DHL recently when they shipped several canteens from Japan to me in the UK because it only took them 3 days from Tokyo for the canteens arriving at my front door.

    I...
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    It's going to be a lot more than 95, I'm afraid, for a 2nd pattern.
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    Tom Hanks's Helmet

    I thought that this is quite "informative".

    TOM HANKS CAPTAIN MILLER SAVING PRIVATE RYAN M1 MOVIE HELMET UP FOR AUCTION??? - YouTube
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    eBayUK still has old school slotted wood screws...

    eBayUK still has old school slotted wood screws listed.

    Personally when I have seen old school slotted wood screws for sale, if they have been at a good price and I have thought that they may be...
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    Somewhere I did see a copy of a letter suggesting...

    Somewhere I did see a copy of a letter suggesting that a quantity of bare F/S blades were going to be or intending to be shipped out to India during WW2, if memory serves me correctly by Wilkinson.
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  8. There was a documentary recently about Buzz...

    There was a documentary recently about Buzz Beurling, a few weeks ago, here in the UK. My understand from the documentary was that he hadn't actually made it to Israel because the aircraft that he...
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    For 95 I think that you got a good deal, however one wants to label the knife.

    Some collectors mistakingly think that the (I) above the arrow denotes "India" or "made in India" which it doesn't....
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    It's not intended as a rude question but did you...

    It's not intended as a rude question but did you pay much for the knife?

    It may make you feel better to look at the prices of some of the decent quality "official-reproduction" F-S knives as they...
  11. Yes, I think that it is the "restricted access"...

    Yes, I think that it is the "restricted access" that is the reason that more has not been recovered from the Golan Heights.
  12. A saddler.

    A saddler.
  13. Proved that Centurion tanks could do exactly what...

    Proved that Centurion tanks could do exactly what they were designed to do, take-out German armour. They just did it 20+ years later than originally intended.

    I would have thought that any WW2...
  14. Syrian Army use of WW2 German Armoured Vehicles post WW2

    This video is quite interesting by Mike Fenton. One would hope that any remains of WW2 German vehicles that are still left abandoned in the Golan Heights will be rescued.

    Last German Panzer Battle...
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    Mystery Item Identification

    Good afternoon to everyone.

    I have this mystery item that came with a few WW1 German/Austro-Hungarian small relic odds and end items that the eBay seller said were found in a Austro-Hungarian...
  16. Thread: CANADIANS

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    I haven't actually made any derogatory comments...

    I haven't actually made any derogatory comments about Canadians and/or Canadian soldiers and nor would I. Post 12 was a response to post 11 as well as being a response to post 7. Post 14 was a...
  17. Thread: CANADIANS

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    I HAVE NOT SAID THAT THIS ISN'T THE CASE. I WAS...

    I HAVE NOT SAID THAT THIS ISN'T THE CASE. I WAS RESPONDING TO POST 7.

    I could have said "Deutsch-Englische Soldaten" but it wouldn't have been very relevant, to this thread, because this thread...
  18. Thread: CANADIANS

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    I was trying to respond in a jest way, bearing in...

    I was trying to respond in a jest way, bearing in mind that you said that "this thread was supposed to be a bit of fun".
  19. Thread: CANADIANS

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    Ja, achtung, Deutsch-kanadisch, Soldaten.

    Ja, achtung, Deutsch-kanadisch, Soldaten.
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    WW2 Lice Comb

    I am struggling to read what exactly is written on this WW2 German lice comb which I assume to be the maker, rather than the original owner. I've got the "Hamburg" part of it but the first two words...
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    The information on the bottom of the canteen is...

    The information on the bottom of the canteen is interesting and if, like me, you don't understand Japanese the link above is very useful to understanding some of the markings. Note how the Japanese...
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    Perhaps he was referring to "German-Canadians"...

    Perhaps he was referring to "German-Canadians" whom the rest of us have never heard of before? A bit like "French-Canadians" only different.
  23. Pity he didn't buy them for you.

    Pity he didn't buy them for you.
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    Japanese Canteens

    I found this had quite helpful information on Japanese canteens.

    The Evolution of IJA Canteens (1889-1945) Expanded Version
  25. See if this helps:...

    See if this helps: https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=28752

    I basically off-load the pictures from my computer onto my post and you should be able to do the same with you phone.
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