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Richard Auld

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    Imperial German Officer Shoulder Boards

    Ben, I used to post a lot on GMIC. https://gmic.co.uk/topic/65195-some-random-postcard-pics/ I have a box somewhere of items like those in the above link, is that the sort of thing you are after? If you do a search of my user name on that forum and WRF you should see the sort of thing I have. I am not sure what my pal has but if we strike a deal I will swap with him for something my direction. Rich
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    Imperial German Officer Shoulder Boards

    Ben, I caught up with him today, he is interested, the question now is the way ahead? Rich
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    Brexit Impact, if any?

    Guys, I thought this was interesting on WARF, I must say Goldmember is an excellent film! http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/wrf-gold-members/staying-e-u-customs-union-697500/ I was a staunch remainer as I have a lot tied up here in Germany but the more I look at how the EU are trying to bully the UK the more I have shifted the other way. In fact the Germans as the main economic power in EU are filling their pants at the prospect of hard Brexit knowing full well that if another paying member of the EU leaves then the house of cards will fold. Most people are agianst Trump but right now his potential squeeze on the german economy in car sales and raw material could not have come at a better time for the UK, that does not even cover the 'toxic debt' from Deutsch Bank that has gone quiet. There is also the leverage of NATO as right now the EU can not defend itself, the Bundeswehr is a shambles, the other EU armies too small to count and even the entire British Army could be seated in Wembely Stadium with a lot of spare seats? He has threatened to leave before can you imagine if the US did leave? If it came to a European war and struggle I am not sure which side of the call many would answer since we have imported so many of our formar enemies, I say formar? An uncertain/interesting future for sure! Best Rich
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    Brexit Impact, if any?

    Well. What a week in EU politics, 'Shotgun Ushey' as she is known over here is now set to take on running the EU after she has destroyed the Bundeswehr? I don't think she is home and dry yet as there may be some legal procedings following her after the Gorch Fock disaster. We still have a tank regiment here on high readiness with only a companies worth of tanks, laughable! All my German pals are very upset with her replacement already, I will have to do some homework on her but it does not sound good. The German press has warned that 500,000 German jobs are at risk with a no deal Brexit, that is something Mr Junker never told the locals over here and they are quite worried about it. The car industry is Germanies strongest card and if that is damaged then they will not be able to pay for Merkels promise that we will 'work though it' because you need jobs in the first place. A Germany in recession would be the end of the EU and in its current form I don't think that would be a bad thing. The United States of Eurabia will only spell disaster for our kids and grand kids. I honsetly don't know how this is happening in Europe. Our grandparents gave so much for this shti! Rich
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    50 years ago.......

    Now hat is a bit of history. I wonder when we will go back, perhaps to the dark side? Rich
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    New Member

    Yes, amongst other names, I have just decided to use my own name then there is no confusion. Rich
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    New Member

    Welcome John, I was there at the start too but it quickly morphed to mini WAF. It is quiet here but a stable platform, well layed out. best Rich
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    Imperial German Officer Shoulder Boards

    I will send him the pictures of your boards today. Rich
  9. I have seen similar here in Germany, here it is only single woven and is fishing net, yours looks like some sort of cargo net. I suppose the soldier could have made it himself?! Rich
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    Imperial German Officer Shoulder Boards

    Perhaps we can trade, I have a german pal that likes these sort of thing and I can trade with him for my junk? I will hopefully see him tomorow and will show him the pics if I have sorted my handy issue (just broke my pad). Rich
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    Small artillery photo group

    Very nice group of pictures, I like the picture of the 'blind'! Rich
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    Fresh out the skip!

    Guys, As stated above, random as found. This will be painful one at a time. Rich
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    Fresh out the skip!

    Last of what I have scanned, I like the heavy gun/motar with the small railway that they build to serve the ammo.Also the gravewreath from AH himself, the French armour and of course the Dambusters handywork! Rich
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    Fresh out the skip!

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    Fresh out the skip!

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    Fresh out the skip!

    Not yet, perhaps the other half of the stuff recovered by the lads that work there will reveal something! With regards why, it is all too common over here, some one dies house is cleared and it goes in the skip. Different to UK in that it is probably quite difficult to find a house that has not changed hands in the last 70 years? Rich
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    Fresh out the skip!

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    Fresh out the skip!

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    Third Reich dealer Jamie Cross

    Interesting read! Active on MCN Forum. Rich
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    Fresh out the skip!

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    Fresh out the skip!

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    Fresh out the skip!

  23. Guys, a Bit faded gut for 5 quid I could Not leave him in those surroundings. Any Idea which unit? Rich
  24. Well, it's not going anywhere! Bend in if you get a chance, visit Belsen as well. Kill two birds one stone. It is not a great detour from the A2.
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    Fresh out the skip!

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