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    31 Mar 20 Garand Picture of the Day

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve762 View Post
    "Mark my words my American friends. In 15 to 20 years many of you will be driving Germanicon built cars in America. We call them Volkswagens."
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    Luftwaffe?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Seijasicon View Post
    Luftwaffe?
    I am thinking Army



    not the same soldier just a uniform reference

    Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff

    Born 27 March 1905
    Lüben, Silesia, German Empire
    Died 27 January 1980 (aged 74)
    Munich, West Germanyicon
    Buried Ostfriedhof (Munich)
    Allegiance Weimar Republic
    Nazi Germany
    Service/branch Reichswehr
    Wehrmacht
    Years of service 1923–45
    Rank Generalmajor
    Unit Abwehr, Army Group Center
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    Wehrmacht -- Army. The breast insignia is the tell tale. He looks like an old senior NCO (possibly a conscripted WWI 'retread') who is happy to be out of the shooting war and gladly offering Intel in fluent English. That of course is all speculation based upon everybody's casual body language

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    Might have been a senior NCO before but he is wearing junior officer rank.

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