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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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Wehrmacht Combat Awards


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

Wehrmacht Awards, Badges and Decorations

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Luftwaffe Combat Awards


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

Luftwaffe Awards, Badges and Decorations

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Kriegsmarine Combat Awards


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

Kriegsmarine Awards, Badges and Decorations

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Wound Badges


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

Verwundetenabzeichen in Schwarz, Silber u. Gold.

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BWB Maker? - last post by Jan H.

Service Awards of the Wehrmacht & SS

Service Awards, Medals and Decorations of the Wehrmacht & SS and all other German Military Branches

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The Marshals Baton Thread! - last post by Bruno

Political & Civilian Awards


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

Political and Civilian Awards of the Third Reich.

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The Military Advisor/ cobur... - last post by Erich S

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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Found a great KM group but... - last post by Pierce F.

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Military ID's of the Wehrmacht & Waffen-SS

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

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Wehrpass Photos - last post by Meisenhelter

Award Certificates of the Wehrmacht & Waffen-SS

Award Certificates of the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS.

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GD group - last post by Eric JB

Photographic Images & Albums

Pictures, Portraits and Albums of the Third Reich

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Ritterkreuzträger photos in... - last post by Sepp45

Military & Civilian Paper material, documents & Ephemera

Military, Civilian & Political paper material, documents and ephemera.

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TR period post cards - last post by Martin W.

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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Hauptsturmführer and Hauptm... - last post by Dollyferret

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Heer Uniforms, Insignia & Clothing Headgear


  1. Original Heer Uniform Label & Stamps Reference Database,
  2. Original Heer Visor Cap Labels Reference Database

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

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Collar tab info - last post by Larry

Luftwaffe Uniforms, Insignia & Clothing Headgear


  1. Original Luftwaffe Visor Cap Labels Reference Database,
  2. Original Luftwaffe Uniform Label & Stamps Reference Database

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. Original Kriegsmarine Uniform and Caps Label & Stamps Reference Database

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

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Kriegsmarine men wearing Ca... - last post by Bruno

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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NSDAP Leader Gorget - last post by Jim W.

German Steel Helmets


  1. Original Helmets Reference Database

Forum dedicated to the Stahlhelme of the Third Reich.

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Personal Belongings, Gear & Buckles

Personal Equipment, Field Gear & Buckles of the German Wehrmacht. Including Radio Communication and Rations.

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Early Luftwaffe Buckle With... - last post by Timothy D

Flags, Pennants & Banners

All types of Flags, Pennants and Banners of the Third Reich.

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SS Vehicle Flag? - last post by Mark Carter

Edged Weapons, Firearms & Ordnance


  1. Original Daggers Reference Database

Edged weapons (Daggers, Swords, Bayonets), Firearms (Guns) and Ordnance (Ammunition) of the Third Reich.

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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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German Empire: Orders, Awards & Decorations

Orders, Awards & Military Decorations of the German Empire.

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German Empire: Clothing Headgear & Helmets

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

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German Empire: Uniforms, Clothing & Insignia

Uniforms, Insignia and all sorts of Clothing of the German Empire.

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German WW1 displays - last post by Timothy D

German Empire: Personal Belongings, Field Gear & Flags

Personal Equipment, Belongings, Gear and Flags of the German Empire. Included are Pennants & Banners.

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German Empire: Edged Weapons, Firearms & Ordnance

Edged Weapons (Bayonets, Swords), Firearms (Guns) & Ordnance (Ammo) of the German Empire.

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World War 1 Shell Cases - last post by John R.

German Empire: Documents & Photographs

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

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Weimar Republic & Freikorps

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

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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, Clothing & Insignia

Forum for uniforms, clothing and insignia of the British Empire & Commonwealth Forces.

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Royal Welsh Fusiliers OR... - last post by Jerry B

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: Personal Belongings, Field Gear & Flags

Forum for all personal belongings, field gear and flags of the British Empire & Commonwealth Forces. Included are Pennants & Banners.

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WWII British army spoon. - last post by Eric JB

British Empire & Commonwealth: Edged Weapons, Firearms & Ordnance

Forum for all Edged Weapons, Firearms & Ordnance of the British Empire & Commonwealth Forces.

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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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Post cards, British militar... - last post by Martin W.

British Empire & Commonwealth: Home Front

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

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Sweetheart Badges - last post by Eric JB

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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Mercian Brigade and Mercian... - last post by Ocad

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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 First World War research - last post by Brian

US Army, Navy & Marine Corps: Uniforms, Insignia & Clothing

Uniforms, Insignia and all type of Clothing of the US Army, Navy & Marine Corps

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82nd Airborne Medic's G... - last post by Dani R.

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: Personal Belongings, Field Gear & Flags

Equipment, Personal belongings, Field gear and Flags of the US Army, Navy & Marine Corps. Included are Pennants & Banners.

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How to assemble the M1945 u... - last post by Dani R.

US Army, Navy & Marine Corps: Edged Weapons, Firearms & Ordnance

Edged Weapons (Daggers, Bayonets, Swords) Firearms (Guns) & Ordnance (Ammo) of the US Army, Navy & Marine Corps.

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M1 Bayonets - last post by Fiziwater

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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First World War Post Cards - last post by Eric JB

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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Neat Little Find - last post by The Druid

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Austrio-Hungarian Empire

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

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Karl Truppen Kreuz - last post by Hagen

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 Type 30 Bayonets ,... - last post by FIREBIRDC9

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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Legion d`Honneur and Croix... - last post by Jim W.

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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Belgian Helmet - last post by R&S

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 royal marines beret. - last post by John R.

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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Portraits of Russian Soldiers - last post by Sobel

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Bundesrepublik Deutschland


  1. Austria 1955-

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

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Republic of Austria: Silver... - last post by Steve L

Deutsche Demokratische Republik

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

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DDR Police Or Border Guard - last post by Timothy D

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Resources for Historical Research

Find here all resources and material for historical research.

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Luftwaffe Airfields 1935-1945 - last post by Sebastien T.

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 Eric JB

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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New ...old showcase - last post by Jim W.

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 Jim W.

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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Ukraine, Mariupol YESTERDAY... - last post by Dani R.

Military Modelling Forum

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

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My model collection - last post by Timothy D

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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Offers for and from Members

Offers from and for HWMF Members or offers to support the community.

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FREE Kriegsmarine Portrait - last post by Bart V.

Militaria Trade and Exchange 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.

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WW1 lot - last post by Sepp45

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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Customs & Police ribbon... - 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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4  Victory  medals Royal We... - last post by Jim W.

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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