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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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Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klas... - last post by Hans Kondor

Combat Awards of the Wehrmacht


  1. Heer Awards and Decorations,
  2. Luftwaffe Awards and Decorations,
  3. Kriegsmarine Awards and Decorations,
  4. Reference Databases for Wehrmacht Awards

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

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U-Boot Kreigsabzeichen - last post by Dave M

General Awards of the Wehrmacht

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

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Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenz... - last post by Jan H.

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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Verwundetenabzeichen - Woun... - last post by Wolfgang Schwarz

German 1957 Awards & Decorations


  1. Original German 1957 Awards and Badges Reference Database,
  2. Postwar Productions by Souval, St&L

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

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Feuerwehr-Ehrenziechen 2. S... - last post by Pierce F.

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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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Soldbuch Photos - last post by Rickert

Photographic Images & Albums

Pictures, Portraits and Albums of the Third Reich.

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Wehrmacht Ritterkreuz Award... - last post by Jaime

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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Those that did not agree... - last post by Robert S.

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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Adolf "Addi" Glunz... - last post by Eric JB

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Heer Infanterie & Panzertruppen


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

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

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Luftwaffa belt buckle with... - last post by Dave M

Luftwaffe Ground & Flying Forces

Uniforms, Insignia, Specific Equipment and Clothing Headgear of the Luftwaffe & Fallschirmjäger.

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Luftwaffe Cap Insignia - last post by Jerry B

Kriegsmarine & Küstenartillerie


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

All militaria such as Uniforms and Insignia, Clothing Headgear and Equipment of the Kriegsmarine & Coastal Artillery (Küstenartillerie).

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Kriegsmarine men wearing Ca... - last post by KM-Norway

Waffen-SS & Schutzstaffel

Uniforms, Insignia, Clothing Headgear & all other militaria specific to the SS (Schutzstaffel) & Waffen-SS can be posted here.

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ENAMEL SS BADGE BELIVED FAKE. - last post by Wolfslair

Political & Civilian Organizations of the Third Reich


  1. Political & Civil Awards and Decorations

All Material such as Uniforms, Insignia, Headgear & Awards 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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M40 Luftwaffe - EF64 named... - last post by Dave M

General Equipment of the Wehrmacht


  1. Daggers, Swords & Bayonets

Personal Belongings, General Equipment, Field Gear & Buckles of the German Armed Forces. Including Radio Communication and Rations. Daggers, Swords & Bayonets included

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Art, Trench Art & Paintings of the Third Reich

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

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Medicine & Health Care from 1914 until 1945


  1. Clothing, Headgear and Insignia of Medical Personnel,
  2. Medical Field and Hospital Equipment & Treatment,
  3. Medical Paper and Photographical Material,
  4. Medical Vehicles and Transportation methods

Medicine in World War 1 & 2: History and Memorabilia from Axis and Allied Medical Personnel, units and Vehicles.

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Firearms & Ammunition of the War

All types of Firearms & Ammunition from all nations

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Austrio-Hungarian Empire

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

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Signum Laudis medal - last post by Pierce F.

German Empire & Weimar Republic


  1. German Empire: Orders, Awards & Decorations,
  2. Weimar Republic & Freikorps

Forum dedicated to all Militaria of Imperial Germany (Deutsches Kaiserreich).

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My first  Pour le  merite - last post by Jim W.

Bundesrepublik Deutschland & Deutsche Demokratische Republik


  1. Deutsche Demokratische Republik,
  2. Austria 1955-

Forum for all Militaria related to the Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Bundeswehr) (1949-1990) & Deutsche Demokratische Republik (Nationale Volksarmee) (1949-1989)

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Austrian UN Beret - last post by Ocad

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Orders, Awards & Decorations

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

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Uniforms, Equipment & Clothing Headgear


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

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Helmets of the British & Commonwealth Forces


  1. The Brodie Helmet and its Derivatives

All type of helmets related to the British Army & Commonwealth Forces may be posted here.

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Documents, Photographs & ID's

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

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Home Front of the British Empire & Commonwealth

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

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Empire of Great Japan

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

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Europe in War


  1. Kingdom of Norway,
  2. Kingdom of Spain,
  3. Kingdom of Italy,
  4. Republic of Finland

Forum filled with sub-sections for all militaria from European countries.

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3rd Class Cross of the Orde... - last post by Dave M

French Republic & Vichy France

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

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WW2 Croix de Guerre - last post by Graham

Kingdom of Belgium & the Netherlands


  1. Flemish, Walloon & Dutch Collaboration

All Militaria related to the Belgian & Dutch Army and Flemish, Dutch & Walloon Collaboration.

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Help - last post by Eric JB

United States Armed Forces


  1. U.S. Orders, Awards & Decorations

All Militaria such as Uniforms, Personals Belongings & Equipment, Edged Weapons and Headgear of the US Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Civil Air Patrol and more...

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Russian Empire & Soviet Union

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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Order of the Great Patrioti... - last post by Oli

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General Research to Central & Axis Powers

General Research to Central & Axis Powers.
No book discussion or presentation, please post these in the dedicated Audio-Visual Material & Books Forum

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Postwar photos of veterans... - last post by Aleph1122

Individual Research to Central & Axis Powers


  1. Database Knight's Cross Holders,
  2. Research 12. SS-Panzer-Division Hitlerjugend

Individual Research to Central & Axis Powers

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Hermann Göring (Orden und E... - last post by Jaime

General Research to Entente & Allied Powers

Fora for researching the Entente & Allied Powers.

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Greek military swords from... - last post by torva_lupus

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My Collection Showcase

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

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Post War helmet Collection - last post by Jerry B

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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Back Then & As Today


  1. 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!
Currently everything related to Archaeology, can be posted here.

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1st July  1916 - last post by Jim W.

Military Modelling Forum

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

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U-96   1/48 Scale - last post by John R.

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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Wolfslair - last post by Bart V.

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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Medal bar - last post by Alberto

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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Snipers veil - last post by PeterPaul

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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