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Member's Introduction

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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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Fake Loops/Clasps to Knight... - last post by Nick H.

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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GAB's (Juncker-Brehmer) - last post by Oli

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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Opinions please on  this  K... - last post by Jim W.

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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UPDATE please read Spotted... - last post by Yorkshiresteve

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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57er U-Boat Badge - last post by Nick H.

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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 with KVK1 entry - last post by Stewy

Photographic Images & Albums

Pictures, Portraits and Albums of the Third Reich.

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Please post Ritterkreuzträg... - last post by Larry

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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Gebirgsjäger Regiment 99 in... - 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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Hans Rossbach U-Boat Series - 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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M43 cap with Edelweiß + RBN... - last post by Txuko

Luftwaffe Ground & Flying Forces

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

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Dirty White Luftwaffe Winte... - last post by Sonderbefehls

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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help to identify Carl Zeiss... - last post by ignaciopuerta

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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SS UNIFORM OF RAVENSBRUCK C... - last post by Eric JB

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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Parteiabzeichen collection - last post by David McL.

German Steel Helmets


  1. Original Helmets Reference Database

Forum dedicated to the Stahlhelme of the Third Reich.

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Relic Fallschirmjager Helmet. - last post by Sonderbefehls

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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West Wall Ring - last post by John R.

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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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M1917 Ford Ambulance - last post by Gustaf

Firearms & Ammunition of the War

All types of Firearms & Ammunition from all nations

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Mills 36 Grenade - last post by Sonderbefehls

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Austrio-Hungarian Empire

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

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Kuk Felt helmet - last post by John R.

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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Attributed Pour le Mérite g... - last post by Sepp45

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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Collar patch I.D. - last post by Steve L

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Orders, Awards & Decorations

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

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Major General William Revel... - last post by ReichFeldpost

Uniforms, Equipment & Clothing Headgear


  1. Original Cap Badges Reference Database,
  2. Fake Cap Badges Reference Database

Forum for all Uniforms, Equipment & Clothing headgear & helmets of the British Empire & Commonwealth Forces.

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A few shouldertitles and such - last post by Martin W.

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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1944 Dated Canadian HCDR - last post by Mark K.

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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RAF Pilot Sketches - last post by ReichFeldpost

Home Front of the British Empire & Commonwealth

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

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British Army abbreviation - last post by DerAdler1

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Empire of Great Japan

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

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Hinomaru signed by all 25 o... - last post by Danny Massey

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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Bulgarische fliegerabzeiche... - last post by Alberto

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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Belgian Croix de Guerre....x3 - last post by Stuk Af

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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WW2 US MIlitary Police armb... - last post by John R.

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 Sepp45

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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C Company, 741st Tank Batta... - last post by David McL.

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My Collection Showcase

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

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WW2 German Pottery Helmets - last post by Sonderbefehls

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 Memorial Day - last post by JustinG

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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Great link to photos of par... - last post by PioneerRAE

Military Modelling Forum

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

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HMS Monmouth - Royal Navy T... - 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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Genocide - last post by steff8787

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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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Emeredato Update 2/11 - last post by Bart V.

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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Sonderbefehls - last post by Sonderbefehls

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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German Third Reich Naval Be... - last post by Bart V.

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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Leather Squadron/Group patches - last post by Johnny Signor

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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