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Heavy bus based on a Bussing chassis, been informed these are NSKK personel

 

These must be on a driver training course using Luftwaffe registered buses carrying the phrase "fahrschule" [learner driver] on the left hand of the front bumper.

 

 

sorry didnot se earlier post from DH

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Hi,

 

The "officer" standing by his BMW car is in fact an NCO, a Feldwebel (Company Sergeant major), the badge is an SA Military Sports Badge, which indicates that before being in the Heers (Army) he was in the SA-Sturmabteilung (Brownshirts)

 

Paul

 

H is also wearing the M36 tunic with the dark green collar and epaulets {sp?}

He is also wearing what is known as a crusher cap [schirmutz aller art]

(old style)favored by many of the old school military men, and also by younger officers who would remove the spring from the peak of their peaked hats to give them the softer (floppy) look but were also easier to stuff into a pocket or opening of a jacket if the need arose.

 

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Two more original photos from my collection. 1st two photos must be shock troops ?, once you see them you die laughing.

 

 

any explaination of the first 2 photos they are quite odd

 

perhaps its an outake from allo allo' .

great pics keep em coming

cheers

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2 more original photos from my collection. could be reserve troops, had a long wait to be called up. Hope to start my book soon with lots of photos [approx 250 photos ] of the Wehrmacht with british Vehicles. depends on the cost of printing it ect.

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Thanks Lee for the info on the book printing, am downloading the info on it now. this is the first go at the cover. now need the time to do the rest of the book. Photo of a morris Commercial that has been hit by weapons fire on the eastern front, and taken from the BEF in 1940. Dunkirk area.

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Thanks Lee for the info on the book printing, am downloading the info on it now. this is the first go at the cover. now need the time to do the rest of the book. Photo of a morris Commercial that has been hit by weapons fire on the eastern front, and taken from the BEF in 1940. Dunkirk area.

 

No problem mate, if you need any advice I'm sure Paul (cripp) will help you out...

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Just had to put this photo on, no vehicle but lots of atmosphere. Original Photo is from my collection. Like his pipe. You dont often find original photos of british troops like this. need some one to start a new thread with them.

 

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Re: the odd uniforms:

 

The answer is quite simple - it was carnival time (German "Fastnacht") . A lot of these carnival organisations wear military uniforms from the Napoleonic era.

 

Alternatively, a display of traditional uniforms worn by these regiments at some kind of show.

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The two guys with pipes. The left one is typical of a Bavarian style. Though German pies are often Mersham or Mersham lined. The one on the right is almost certainly a Dunhill! that was probably taken from a Brtitsh officer, they were (well still are) extremly expensive.

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