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German Cross: Iron Cross, War Merit & Knight’s Cross


  1. Original Iron Cross & Knight's Cross Reference Database,
  2. Fake Iron Cross & Knight's Cross Reference Database

The Iron Cross Awards: Eisernes Kreuz 1. u. 2. Klasse, Kriegsverdienstkreuz, Deutsches Kreuz in Silber u. Gold and Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes.

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ss officer´s orders and medals - last post by Lightfoot

Wehrmacht Awards and Decorations


  1. Original Heer Awards & Decorations Reference Database,
  2. Fake Heer Awards & Decorations Reference Database

Awards (Badges, Medals...) and Decorations of the Wehrmacht - Heer

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Bronze Nahkampfspange marke... - last post by dave b

Luftwaffe Awards and Decorations


  1. Original Luftwaffe Awards & Decorations Reference Database,
  2. Fake Luftwaffe Awards & Decorations Reference Database

Awards (Badges, Medals...) and Decorations of the Luftwaffe

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Kriegsmarine Awards and Decorations


  1. Original Kriegsmarine Awards & Decorations Reference Database,
  2. Fake Kriegsmarine Awards & Decorations Reference Database

Awards (Badges, Medals...) and Decorations of the Kriegsmarine

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My Km badges - last post by Sarge

Wound Badges


  1. Original Reference Database for the Wound Badges,
  2. Fake Reference Database for the Wound Badges

Verwundetenabzeichen (Wound Badges) in Schwarz, Silber u. Gold.

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Opinions on  this one please - last post by Hans N

Service Awards of the Wehrmacht & SS

Service Awards and Decorations of the Wehrmacht & SS / Third Reich.
Includes: Campaign Medals & Shields, Ostmedaille, Hindenburg Cross and Sport Badges.

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Silesian Eagle medal - last post by CaptainScarlet

Political & Civil Awards and Decorations


  1. Goldenes Ehrenzeichen der NSDAP, Blutorden & Coburger Ehrenzeichen,
  2. Tinnies, Stickpins and Member badges

Political and Civil Awards, Orders & Decoration of the Third Reich.

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german order 3rd class real... - last post by Eric JB

German 1957 Awards & Decorations


  1. Original German 1957 Awards and Badges Reference Database

Redesigned 1957 Awards, Badges & Decorations of the Third Reich.

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Post war "Medaglia al V... - last post by Steve L

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Award Certificates & Military ID's


  1. Fake Certificates & Documents Reference Database,
  2. Fake Military IDs Reference Database

Award Certificates, Soldbücher, Wehrpässe and other Military ID’s of the Wehrmacht & Waffen-SS.

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Silver PKA Wehrpass - last post by Eric JB

Photographic Images & Albums

Pictures, Portraits and Albums of the Third Reich.

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Photo Reference Thread- Spa... - last post by Sepp45

Third Reich Paper Material, Documents & Ephemera

All sorts of Third Reich: (Para-) Military, Civilian & Political Paper Material, Documents and Ephemera.
Includes: Feldpost & Sterbebilder.

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Adolf Hitler dedicated Mein... - last post by Holden

Personalities & Veteran Signed Material


  1. Signed First Day Covers

Signatures or other signed material of all high personalities and veterans of the Third Reich.

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Documentation Panzerjäger-A... - last post by Bart V.

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Heer Uniforms, Insignia & Clothing Headgear


  1. Wehrmacht, Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine Reference Database for Labels & Stamps

Uniforms, Insignia & Clothing Headgear (Schiffchen, Schirmmütze) of the Heer.

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Opinions on these Edelweiß - last post by Hagen

Luftwaffe Uniforms, Insignia & Clothing Headgear

Uniforms, Insignia and Clothing Headgear of the Luftwaffe. This Forum also includes the Luftwaffe Flight Equipment.

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Luftwaffe Officer photos - last post by Larry

Kriegsmarine Uniforms, Insignia & Clothing Headgear


  1. Kriegsmarine Awards and Decorations,
  2. Flotilla & Vessels of the Kriegsmarine

Uniforms and Insignia, Clothing Headgear and Equipment of the Kriegsmarine. Including Coastal Artillery (Küstenartillerie).

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7x50 blc U-Boot Binoculars? - last post by cxn

Waffen-SS & SS Uniforms, Insignia and Clothing Headgear

Uniforms, Insignia and Clothing Headgear of the SS (Schutzstaffel) & Waffen-SS. Including all German WWII Police Forces.

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Uniforms, Headgear and Insignia of the Political & Civilian Organizations

Uniforms and Insignia, Clothing Headgear and insignia of all Third Reich's Political (NSDAP, SA) and Civilian organisations (DAF). Included are all other organisations of the Third Reich not covered in the other sections (NSKK, RAD, Organisation Todt etc.).

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German Steel Helmets


  1. Original Helmets Reference Database

Forum dedicated to the Stahlhelme of the Third Reich.

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Show your SS helmet thread - last post by Timothy D

Equipment, Belongings, Flags and Weaponry


  1. Edged Weapons, Firearms & Ordnance

Personal Belongings Equipment, Field Gear & Buckles of the German Armed Forces. Including Radio Communication and Rations.
Flags, Pennants, Banners and Weaponry included

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Art, Trench Art & Paintings of the Third Reich


  1. Fake Art, Trench Art & Paintings Reference Database

All Cultural objects, Busts and (WWII Trench) Art of the Third Reich. Including all types of Jewelry, Paintings and Tableware.

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SS Allach Candle Holder. - last post by Holden

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German Empire: Orders, Awards & Decorations

Orders, Awards & Military Decorations of the German Empire.

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Prussian Red Eagle Order 4t... - last post by Pierce F.

German Empire: Uniforms, Equipment and Belongings


  1. Edged Weapons, Firearms & Ordnance

Uniforms, Personal Equipment & Belongings, Field Gear and Flags of the German Empire.

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German WW1 displays - last post by Jim W.

German Empire: Clothing Headgear & Helmets

Clothing Headgear & Helmets (Stahlhelme, Pickelhaube) of the German Empire.

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M17 German Helmet Sniper Da... - last post by Sonderbefehls

German Empire: Documents & Photographs

German WW1 Pictures, Portraits and Documents of the German Empire.

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My Second Reich Postkarte C... - last post by Troy Tempest

Weimar Republic & Freikorps

All Memorabilia related to the Weimar Republic (1918-1933) & Freikorps.

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Baltic Crosses- Let's s... - last post by Jim W.

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British Empire & Commonwealth: Orders, Awards & Decorations

Forum for all orders, awards & decorations of the British Empire & Commonwealth Forces.

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British Empire & Commonwealth: Uniforms, Equipment and Belongings


  1. Edged Weapons, Firearms & Ordnance

Uniforms (including Insignia), Personals Belongings & Equipment, Gear and Weaponry of the British Empire & Commonwealth Forces.

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British Empire & Commonwealth: Clothing Headgear & Helmets


  1. Original Cap Badges Reference Database,
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Forum for all clothing headgear & helmets of the British Empire & Commonwealth Forces.

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The Brodie Helmet and its Derivatives


  1. Original Reference Database for Brodie Helmets & Derivatives,
  2. Maker Markings Reference

Specific and Specialized Section for the Brodie Helmets & its Derivatives from all Nations & Periods.

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British Empire & Commonwealth: Documents & Photographs

Pictures, Portraits and all types of Document (Military ID's, Award Certificates) of the British Army & Commonwealth Forces.

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British Empire & Commonwealth: Home Front

Everything related to the Home Front of the British Army & Commonwealth Forces.

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The "On War Service... - last post by GWilliamson

British Empire & Commonwealth: Pre-1914 - Post-1945

Forum for all Militaria related to the British Empire & Commonwealth (United Kingdom: 1707-1914 and Post-1945)

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Airborne forces camouflage... - last post by Jerry B

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US Army, Navy & Marine Corps: Orders, Awards & Decorations

Orders, Awards & Decorations of the US Army, Navy and Marine Corps.

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US Army, Navy & Marine Corps: Uniforms, Equipment & Belongings


  1. Edged Weapons, Firearms & Ordnance

Uniforms, Personals Belongings & Equipment, Gear and Flags of the US Army, Navy & Marine Corps.

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US Army, Navy & Marine Corps: Clothing Headgear & Helmets

Clothing Headgear & Helmets of the US Army, Navy & Marine Corps.

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US Army, Navy & Marine Corps: Documents & Photographs

Pictures, Portraits and all types of Document (Military ID's, Award Certificates) of the US Army, Navy & Marine Corps.

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help identify this document... - last post by Bryang

US Army, Navy & Marine Corps: After 1945

All Memorabilia of the US Army, Navy & Marine Corps from after World War 2.

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Jet Pilot knife 1967 - last post by Sarge

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Austrio-Hungarian Empire

All Militaria related to the Austrio-Hungarian Army & Empire (1867-1918)

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Information and authentication - last post by Pierce F.

Empire of Great Japan


  1. Post-1947 Japan

All Militaria of the Japanese Army & Empire of Great Japan (1868-1947)

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Japanese Order of the Sacre... - last post by Pierce F.

French Republic & Vichy France


  1. Post-1945 French Republic

All Militaria related to the Military and Resistance of the French Republic & Vichy France

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French WW1 Croix de Guerre - last post by Bart V.

Kingdom of Belgium


  1. Flemish / Walloon Collaboration & Resistance,
  2. Post-1945 Kingdom of Belgium

All Militaria related to the Belgian Army and Kingdom of Belgium, Flemish & Walloon Collaboration.

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Commemorative Medal of the... - last post by Stuk Af

Kingdom of Bulgaria


  1. Post-1946 Republic of Bulgaria

All Militaria related to the Bulgarian Army & Kingdom of Bulgaria (1908-1946)

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Order of Civil Merit - last post by Sobel

Kingdom of Italy


  1. Post-1946 Italian Republic

All Militaria related to the Italian Army & Kingdom of Italy (1861-1946)

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Benito Mussolini's ribb... - last post by Pierce F.

Kingdom of the Netherlands


  1. Dutch Collaboration & Resistance,
  2. Post-1945 Kingdom of the Netherlands

All Militaria related to the Dutch Army & Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Dutch doc , i would like mo... - last post by Stuk Af

Russian Empire & Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

All Militaria related to the Russian Army & Empire (1721–1917) and the Soviet Army & Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1917-1991).

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pilots cap ? - last post by Kevin1947

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Bundesrepublik Deutschland


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Forum for all Militaria related to the Bundesrepublik Deutschland (West-Germany) (1949-1990)

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Lets see your Bundeswehr vi... - last post by Steve L

Deutsche Demokratische Republik

Forum for all Militaria related to the Deutsche Demokratische Republik (East-Germany) (1949-1989)

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DDR Lt. Uniform/badges/meda... - last post by Hagen

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Resources for Historical Research

Find here all resources and material for historical research.

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Research to Central & Axis Powers


  1. Individual Research to Central & Axis Powers,
  2. Unit / Battles Research of the Central & Axis Powers

Fora for researching the Central & Axis Powers.

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Postwar photos of veterans... - last post by John R.

Research to Entente & Allied Powers

Fora for researching the Entente & Allied Powers.

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Online database of bombs dr... - last post by Bart V.

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My Collection Showcase

Share here your Collection of War Memorabilia, Artifacts & Antiques with the Forum.

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KM Collection - Display - last post by John R.

The Collector's Inn


  1. Outgoing Links

The Forum's own "Café René" where you can sit back, grab a cup of coffee or a cold ice-tea and discuss anything and everything related to daily life.

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Happy Birthday 2 - last post by John R.

Back Then & As Today


  1. Museums & Battlefields,
  2. Military / Militaria Collecting Events

All About War "Then & Now" Pictures. Find more to Military History & Army Museums and Battlefields or share details about events or plan your trips and much more!

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U-576 Found - last post by Bart V.

Military Modelling Forum

Share here everything related to Military Modelling, Casts and Scale Models.

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Bismarck/Hood - last post by Jim W.

Audio-Visual Material & Books

Audio-Visual Material & Books from A to Z incl. War History Books, Movies, Audio Files or Videos and Reviews and Recommend Reading.
Authors: You can present your book(s) here.

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Sponsors Forum: Updates & Announcements

Forum for our Sponsors. Here our sponsors can post upcoming updates or announcements to their shop.

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Militaria Trade & Offer Corner


  1. Buyer & Seller's Reputation

This is the only Sales Forum where you are allowed to trade or exchange militaria to whatever your desire. Want to help new members or our community? Than you can offer militaria here.

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KM and Heer badges for trade! - last post by André H

German Militaria for Sale


  1. Awards and Badges,
  2. Photographic and Documental Material,
  3. Uniforms and Insignia,
  4. Cloth Headgear and Helmets,
  5. Personal Equipment and Gear,
  6. Daggers, Bayonets and Swords,
  7. Books for Sale,
  8. Reproductions and Fantasy (Fakes) Militaria

Sell your German Militaria 1914-1945 in this Forum.
Misbehaving will result in a Ban and if needed further action(s)

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Prussian Red Eagle Order 4... - last post by Pierce F.

Allied & Other Nations Militaria for Sale

Sell your Allied & others Nations Militaria 1914-1945 in this Forum.
Misbehaving will result in a Ban and if needed further action(s)

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British Leather Sword Knot - last post by Pierce F.

Militaria Wanted

Looking for militaria but can't find it or hunting for more? You can make your own Wanted Militaria thread in this section.

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